Rip it Up - The 60s

It’s Rip it Up the 60s! Starring Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd, Aston Merrygold and Louis Smith at the King's Theatre Edinburgh on 15th September.

Rip it Up - The 60s

About Rip it Up - The 60s

15th September 2018
7.30pm
Kings Theatre Edinburgh
2 Leven Street, Edinburgh South EH3 9LQ
Various - see website for details
Book Tickets
Visit the event website here

New show.
New decade.
New cast.
It’s Rip it Up the 60s!

Starring Harry Judd, Aston Merrygold and Louis Smith

Following the smash hit success of Rip It Up Dancing Through The 50s last year – which sold over 50,000 tickets and was acclaimed as the most exciting Strictly Come Dancing spin-off tour ever – Rip It Up brings the fabulous soundtrack of the 1960s to life in an explosion of song and dance!

Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd and Louis Smith MBE and people’s champion Aston Merrygold will tour together as the ultimate boy band of dance, presenting everlasting hits from the decade that changed not just (y)our generation but the world; from Mersey Beat, Motown and Mod to West Coast and Woodstock.

Backed by the exceptional Rip It Up live band and a stunning supporting cast of singers and dancers, the Strictly champions will dance to songs from British legends such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, the Bee Gees, Small Faces and The Kinks, and American superstars such as The Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel, The Byrds, The Doors, and The Mamas & The Papas.

Mix in a bit of Dusty Springfield, Burt Bacharach, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Phil Spector with soul classics from Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, and Motown legends Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and The Supremes, and Rip It Up celebrates some of the most iconic sounds, sights and events from that tumultuous period which transformed the 20th Century. From Neil Armstrong landing on the moon, the deaths of JFK, Marilyn Monroe and Martin Luther King, The Berlin Wall to James Bond, Doctor Who, the pill, the Mini Skirt, bell-bottoms, the emergence of Mary Poppins, the rise of Beatlemania and England winning the World Cup.

Book Tickets

 

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Rip it Up - The 60s are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Kings Theatre Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Festival: HOME

Edinburgh International Festival: HOME

22nd August 2018
HOME is a breathtaking spectacle of illusion, choreography, inexplicable construction and storytelling, capturing all the drama and emotion of our everyday lives.
Iain Stirling

Iain Stirling

20th September 2018
Due to phenomenal demand the Bafta-winning stand-up and voice of Love Island comes home to Edinburgh and you can catch him at the King's Theatre on 20th September!
Little Baby Bum

Little Baby Bum

21st September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Little Baby Bum - Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme Friends at the world premiere of a brand new live show.
Still Alice

Still Alice

25th September 2018 - 29th September 2018
Starring Sharon Small, Still Alice is a tender and touching insight into the world of a 50 year old woman diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s.
Rain Man

Rain Man

1st October 2018 - 6th October 2018
Based on the Oscar winning film which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, Bill Kenwright's production of Rain Man is coming to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in October!
Rebus: Long Shadows

Rebus: Long Shadows

8th October 2018 - 13th October 2018
Ian Rankin is bringing his beloved creation to the stage for the very first time alongside award-winning playwright Rona Munro. See it at the King's Theatre in October.
Fame

Fame

23rd October 2018 - 27th October 2018
Catch the definitive 30th anniversary tour of Fame, one of the best loved musicals across the world, when it comes to the King's Theatre in October!
Dracula

Dracula

30th October 2018 - 3rd November 2018
The World Première of a brand-new multi-sensory stage adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula comes to the King's Theatre and is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!
Edinburgh Gang Show

Edinburgh Gang Show

20th November 2018 - 24th November 2018
The Edinburgh Gang Show returns to the King’s Theatre in November for a night of music, comedy, drama and dance.
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!

Dance Events you might like...

Festival Ceilidh
Festival Ceilidh
24th August 2018
Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh Old Town
RSCDS Edinburgh's ever popular Festival Ceilidh is back for the third consecutive year in the stunning, historic setting of Greyfriars Kirk.
Residents Ceilidh
Residents Ceilidh
24th August 2018
Ghillie Dhu, Edinburgh New Town
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ!
Residents Ceilidh
Residents Ceilidh
25th August 2018
Ghillie Dhu, Edinburgh New Town
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ!
Find Dance events in Edinburgh

Nights Out Events you might like...

Edinburgh International Festival:  Dvořak’s Requiem
Edinburgh International Festival: Dvořak’s Requiem
21st August 2018
Usher Hall, Edinburgh West
Emerging young conductor Jakub Hrůša is joined by four soloists and Edinburgh Festival Chorus in one of classical music’s greatest choral epics 'Dvořak’s Requiem'.
Edinburgh International Festival: Martyn Bennett’s ‘Bothy Culture’
Edinburgh International Festival: Martyn Bennett’s ‘Bothy Culture’
21st August 2018
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh New Town
Martyn Bennett's 1996 album ‘Bothy Culture’ will be performed by the Grit Orchestra and Greg Lawson at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 21st August.
Childhood Perfumes - A Piano Recital
Childhood Perfumes - A Piano Recital
21st August 2018
St Vincents Chapel Edinburgh, Edinburgh New Town
Join French pianist Emmanuel Garnier at St Vincent's Chapel on 21st August as he presents a selection of brilliant and playful pieces related to childhood!
Find Nights Out events in Edinburgh

Theatre Events you might like...

Edinburgh International Festival:  The End of Eddy
Edinburgh International Festival: The End of Eddy
21st Aug 2018 - 26th Aug 2018
The Studio Edinburgh, Edinburgh South
Born into poverty in rural France, this is the story of Eddy’s struggle to understand who he is, who he might become, and his fight to escape.
Painted Love
Painted Love
21st Aug 2018 - 26th Aug 2018
Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh East
Two Foolish Productions brings new comedy-drama Painted Love to the Edinburgh Fringe 2018. Watch it at Valvona & Crolla!
The Secret Room at The Writers’ Museum
The Secret Room at The Writers’ Museum
22nd August 2018
The Writers Museum, Edinburgh Old Town
Unlock the doors of the Writers’ Museum using magic and illusion with Edinburgh International Magic Festival at the Fringe.
Find Theatre events in Edinburgh

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Jersey Boys
The smash hit musical Jersey Boys, is returning to Edinburgh with a two week run at the Playhouse in 2019!
Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Yogatherapy invites you to come along and try Vinyasa Krama Yoga with Jean Itier at the Santosa Yoga Studio in Leith.
La Clique Noël - Part Deux
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »