In the swing with the Rat Pack

PUBLISHED: 09:02 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:02 24 January 2013

The Rat Pack Is Back is being staged at The Playhouse, Weston, on February 9.

The Rat Pack Is Back is being staged at The Playhouse, Weston, on February 9.


A special night of music featuring the sounds of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin.

THE glitz and glamour of Las Vegas will be recreated in Weston next month when the Rat Pack hit town.

The unmistakable sound of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin – the original purveyors of cool – will be ringing around The Playhouse on February 9.

The Rat Pack Is Back also features the Flamingo Showgirls and a special guest appearance from popular 1960s singing star Kenny Lynch, as well as a live band.

Direct from London’s Leicester Square Theatre and a Royal Command Performance, David Alacey (Lovejoy, Inspector Alleyn), Des Coleman (EastEnders, The One Show) and former BBC Musician of the Year Paul Drakeley take on the principal roles in the show.

Performing alongside the stunning showgirls, they will be belting out hits such as My Way, Mr Bojangles, New York, New York, Amore, and Come Fly With Me.

With some incredible attention to detail, The Rat Pack Is Back is among the UK’s very best tribute shows. Former US president Bill Clinton was once treated to a performance at The Roundhouse in London and the show has also graced The Café Royal, Gleneagles and Wentworth golf clubs, Kensington Palace, The Sporting Club of Monte Carlo and Cologne’s Limelight Theatre.

Tickets for the swing spectacular, priced £14-16, are available from the box office on 01934 645544 or via

* We have teamed up with The Playhouse to give away three pairs of tickets to see the show. To enter, simply answer the following question: Which 1960s singing star will feature in The Rat Pack Is Back at The Playhouse on February 9?

Send your answer, along with your name, address, and a daytime telephone number to: Rat Pack Is Back competition, Weston, Worle and Somerset Mercury, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW, by 9am on Friday, February 1. Alternatively, you can click on the link in the top right hand corner of this page to enter.

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