VenueUpstairs at the Gatehouse
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From1st June 2021
To27th June 2021
WhenTue-Sat 19:30. Sun 16:00. Sat Jun 26 Mat 15:00
PricesFrom £22.00. To £24.00.
What is currently on at Upstairs at the Gatehouse (V1170)
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

Forever Plaid

There were these four guys, Sparky, Jinx and Francis and Smudge who loved to sing. They all met in high school around 1956. Discovering that they shared an affection for music and entertaining, they got together and dreamed of becoming like their idols - The Four Aces, The Four Freshmen, The Hi-Lo's and The Crew Cuts. They rehearsed in the basement of Smudge's family's plumbing supply company. It was here they became FOREVER PLAID. As their sound developed, they sang at family gatherings, fund raisers and eventually graduated to supermarket openings and local hops. Finally on 9th February 1964 they landed their first big gig - the Airport Hilton Cocktail Bar. On this day our story begins.....
Author Stuart Ross

Archive :: production:T0756630742, musical:S0334337776, venue:V1170

Production details


Producer Katie Plews (for Ovation)
Director John Plews
Musical Director Ian Oakley
Choreographer Racky Plews
Lighting Aaron Dootson
Sound Toby Burrow
Choreographer Eddie Slattery (associate choreographer)
Musical Director Connagh Tonkinson (assistant)
Director Pearson Casting
Stage ManagerIsabella Vayoni
Performer Cameron Burt
Performer George Crawford
Performer Alexander Zane

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