Win a year’s worth of FREE theatre tickets courtesy of The Playhouse in Weston

PUBLISHED: 17:00 21 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:53 27 February 2018

Jason Manford

Jason Manford


It is an exciting year for Weston-super-Mare’s Playhouse Theatre with some top-of-the-bill comedians and star-studded performances taking place and the Mercury is offering you the chance to see them for free.

Ministry Of Science Live. Picture: Tim ParkerMinistry Of Science Live. Picture: Tim Parker

The Mercury has teamed up with the theatre, in High Street, to offer you a chance to see a show of your choice once a month for 12 months completely free.

TV personality and sarcastic funny-man Jason Manford will top this year’s bill as he brings his UK tour Muddle Class to Weston in August.

But before that, Elvis lands in the building in March with the show This Is Elvis.

Milkshake! Live.Milkshake! Live.

Laurie Mansfield and Bill Kenwright’s show will coincide with the king of rock ‘n’ roll’s 83rd birthday and will see internationally-renowned tribute artist and actor Steve Michaels take to the stage from March 5-10.

There will be lots of musical entertainment at the theatre too this year.

Four-time Brit Classical Award winner Russell Watson will perform on June 23 as will pop institution, The South, on April 20.

Awful Auntie by David Walliams

. Picture: Mark DouetAwful Auntie by David Walliams . Picture: Mark Douet

It does not stop there, if you want to treat your niece, nephew, child or grandchild in August then you can with tickets to see Milkshake! Live featuring Shimmer, Shine and Fireman Sam.

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie will be in town in October after the roaring success of Gangsta Granny last year and a fantastic live science show will prepare to blow people’s minds in June.

And the year will be rounded off by a Snow White pantomime, beginning on December 14.

Milkeshake! Live.Milkeshake! Live.

For a full list of what is on at the Playhouse, visit

The Mercury and Playhouse are offering one lucky reader a pair of tickets to a show of their choosing every month for 12 months, from March to February 2019.

This competition will close at 10am on February 28.

The South.The South.

Usual Archant rules apply and the editor’s decision is final. Free tickets are subject to availability.

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