The stars will be shining in
Britannia's Limelight Club as P&O Cruises announces the latest big names to
headline this popular entertainment and dinner venue. New to the Limelight Club
Anne Reid, MBE: Anne Reid is one of Britain's
most-loved and respected actresses, star of the very popular Last Tango in
Halifax, Ladies of Letters, Dinner ladies and The Mother. What is less well
known is her life as a cabaret performer. Anne
and her musical director, Jason Carr, will present an evening of songs and
stories and music and memories such as filming with Daniel Craig, performing
Shakespeare at Buckingham Palace
and making Last Tango in Halifax.
appear on a seven-night Norwegian Fjords cruise departing June 18 2017. Prices
from £663 per person.
Judy & Liza: 50 years after Judy Garland and Liza
Minnelli last performed together at the London Palladium, the life of the two
legendary songstresses returns to the stage thanks to this acclaimed new
production featuring Emma Dears and Lucy Williamson, both of whom have spent
many years in London's West End. "Judy & Liza" features live performances
of many favourite
Judy and Liza hits including Cabaret, Maybe This Time, The Trolley Song and The
Man That Got Away.
Liza" will be on Britannia's 13-night Canary Islands, Portugal & Spain
cruise departing September 30. Prices from £1,149 per person.
Douglas: Jahméne is a
British soul singer and was the runner-up to James Arthur on
the 9th series of The X Factor in 2012. In
December 2012, he signed a record deal with Sony Music]
and in July 2013 released his debut studio album, Love Never Fails, which
peaked at number one on the UK Album charts and included appearances from
Nicole Scherzinger and Stevie Wonder. Jahméne
was named Best Male Newcomer at the Urban Music Awards and was also nominated for
Best Newcomer at the MOBO Awards.
Jahméne will perform on Britannia's 14-night Spain, France & Italy
cruise departing October 13. Prices from £949 per person.
Christina Bianco: Two-time Drama Desk Award nominated
actress, singer and impressionist Christina Bianco has become a YouTube
sensation with her diva impression videos. A woman of a thousand versatile
voices, Christina has gained 23
million views worldwide, leading to performances on major television
programmes such as The Ellen
Degeneres Show and The
Today Show. Christina has also sold out extended runs headlining at The Hippodrome, the Royal Albert Hall's prestigious
Elgar Room and at the Edinburgh
will be performing on Britannia's 14-night Caribbean cruise round trip from St
Lucia departing November 18. Prices from £1,219 per person.
Michael Starke: Michael is
best known for his role as Sinbad in Brookside but has made many other TV and
film appearances including ‘Stig of the Dump', ‘Casualty' and ‘Holby City' as
well as co-starring with Samuel L Jackson in ‘The 51st State'.
Michael has also returned with great acclaim to musical theatre with starring
roles in Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show and Willie Russell's ‘Our Day Out'
and as Monsignor O'Hara in Sister Act and the all singing and dancing ‘Edna
Turnblad' in the record breaking UK touring production of "Hairspray'.
Michael will be appearing on four Britannia voyages: a
14-night Spain, France & Italy cruise departing August 12, with prices from
£1,349 per person; a 14-night Spain, France & Italy cruise departing September
16, with prices from £1,149 per person; a 14-night Madeira & Caribbean
cruise departing October 27, with prices from £999 per person; and a 14-night
Caribbean cruise departing November 24, with prices from £1,379 per person.
has starred in many major shows over the years including Chicago, Guys and
Dolls (opposite Patrick Swayze), Educating Rita, Legally Blonde, Fosse, Tell Me
On A Sunday and Hairspray. She has also worked as the forces sweetheart,
entertaining British troops abroad. She was the first entertainer into
Afghanistan and Oman and was delighted to perform at A Party To Remember live
on BBC TV to celebrate VE day. A highlight of her career was to sing at the
festival of commemoration from Horse Guards Parade to celebrate the 60th
Anniversary of the end of World War II, in the presence of HM The Queen.
Claire will be performing on five Britannia cruises: a
seven-night Norwegian Fjords cruise departing May 21, with prices from £599 per
person; a 14-night Scandinavia & Russia cruise departing June 4, with
prices from £1,199 per person; a 14-night Spain & Italy cruise departing June
25, with prices from £1,099 per person; a seven-night Norwegian Fjords cruise
departing July 9, with prices from £649 per person; and a 14-night France, Monaco
& Italy cruise departing July 22, with prices from £1,299 per person.
Hawkes is an English pop singer, songwriter, and occasional actor, best known
for his 1991 single, "The One and Only", which topped the UK singles
chart and reached the top ten in the United States. Chesney has
also made over 1,200 headline appearances in the UK as well as throughout
Europe with TV and radio work.
Chesney will perform on three Britannia cruises: a
seven-night Norwegian Fjords cruise departing August 5, with prices from £729
per person; a 14-night Spain, France & Italy cruise departing August 12, with
prices from £1,349 per person; and a 14-night Spain, France & Italy cruise
departing September 16, with prices from £1,149 per person.
Boyzlife: Brian McFadden
and Keith Duffy, a part of the multi-platinum, record breaking bands, Westlife
and Boyzone, have joined forces to create Boyzlife. This exciting new show will
be packed full of untold stories, further Westlife & Boyzone hits not yet
performed by Brian and Keith together, as well as many favourites from the
previous tour.... plus a few surprises!
will be performing on Britannia's 14-night Spain, France & Italy cruise
departing August 12. Prices from £1,349 per person.
Richard Hadfield: As a member of Collabro,
Richard and his band mates auditioned for Britain's Got Talent and went on to
triumph in the 2014 final, receiving 26% of the public vote. They
were immediately signed by Simon Cowell's SYCO record label and
stormed to the top of the UK charts, selling 320,000 copies of their debut
album Stars and being one of only two new UK acts to sell over 100,000 albums
that year. Richard and his band mates also sang at the Royal Albert Hall,
Dominion Theatre, the London Palladium, headlined at London Pride in Trafalgar
Square, toured in Hong Kong and Japan and shared the stage with One Direction,
Little Mix, Bette Midler, Alfie Bow, Neyo, Ed Sheeran and Katherine Jenkins to
name a few.
Richard will be performing on Britannia's
14-night Spain, France & Italy cruise departing October 13. Prices from
£949 per person.
Limelight Club is a combined entertainment and dinner venue in the great
tradition of a supper club. As guests enjoy a superb three-course meal -
featuring contemporary European dishes such as native sea bass fillet on
Devonshire crab salad; rump of spring lamb with cannelloni bean and black
garlic puree; and monkfish and bacon scampi with parmesan potato beignets -
they will be treated to a variety of quality entertainments and guest
performers whose raconteur skills match that of their singing and includes live
music, featuring a wide range of genres, from jazz to pop, blues and soul. Once
the entertainment finishes, the venue turns into a late-night club and dance
For more information or to
book call P&O Cruises on 0843 374 0111, visit www.pocruises.co.uk or visit your local
About P&O Cruises
P&O Cruises has a fleet of eight ships
offering holidays tailored to British tastes combining genuine service, a sense
of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a
lifetime, every time. Britannia, a design-led 141,000 ton ship, was named by HM
The Queen on March 10, 2015. A new 180,000 ton LNG-powered ship is on order for
delivery in 2020.
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