THE Swinging Sixties will come alive when acclaimed theatre show Twist and Shout comes to Somerset next month, promising a nostalgic and fun-packed musical journey back in time.

Music lovers are invited to return to a time when skirts got shorter and hair got longer as a West End cast revive the hits of The Beatles, Herman’s Hermits, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Rolling Stones, Cilla Black, Manfred Mann, Dusty Springfield, Lulu, Sandy Shaw and many more.

Show promoter David Halford, of Artistes International Management, said that the musical show begins with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962, taking audiences through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late Sixties.

“Featuring incredible performances and beautiful bespoke costumes, Twist and Shout will transport you back to the sights and sounds of the Swinging Sixties,” he said.

“The non-stop feast of music features a live band and West End performers who deliver hit after hit, including She Loves You, Glad All Over, You’re My World, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, Something Tells Me I’m In to Something Good, Shout, Mr Tambourine Man, Ferry Cross The Mersey and so many more.”

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WEST END CAST: Reliving the 1960s

Forty songs are packed into the production, which promises to “get you on your feet and leave you dancing in the aisles”.

“It’s often been said that if you remember the Sixties you really weren’t there,” David added.

Twist and Shout affords the opportunity to discover just what you missed!”

The show is scheduled to take place at the Playhouse Theatre, Weston-super-Mare (BS23 1HP), on Friday, July 30, starting at 7.30pm.

For more details, or to book tickets, you can call 01934 645544 or visit the Playhouse website here.