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Catch The Amarillo Singer On His Golden Anniversary Tour
Legendary singer Tony Christie has achieved the incredible milestone of chalking up 50 years in showbusiness. And he is marking the landmark by setting out on a Golden Anniversary Tour which will also see him perform in his home city of Lichfield in Staffordshire.

Tony, who became President of the Friends of the Lichfield Garrick theatre in March this year, will perform at his hometown theatre on Sunday 25 September as part of his 50th anniversary UK tour. Audiences at Lichfield and throughout the UK will be able to hear the much-loved singer's greatest hits including Is This The Way To Amarillo, Las Vegas, Avenues & Alleyways, I Did What I Did For Maria, and Solitaire.

Tony Christie
Tony Christie embarking on 50th anniversary tour

The veteran vocalist and musician has sold more than 10 million records worldwide throughout his lengthy career, which has been enjoying something of a revival thanks to comedian Peter Kay. His hit song, Is This The Way To Amarillo, was used in the TV comedy series Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights in 2002. The song was later re-released in 2005 to raise money for the Comic Relief charity, achieving UK chart success for the second time. It went on to reach Number 1 in the UK singles chart, outselling all the first release's chart run put together.

Tony Christie, Ranagri
Tony Christie with special guests Ranagri

Not only will Tony be treating audiences to his greatest hits with his fabulous band, he will also join special guests Ranagri at several venues throughout the tour to perform songs from his recent hit album, The Great Irish Songbook, which he collaborated on with Ranagri.
Tony will be performing at the Lichfield Garrick on Sunday 25 September at 7.30pm. Tickets cost between 25 and 28 and can be booked online or by calling Lichfield Garrick's Box Office on 01543 412121.

Lichfield Garrick
Lichfield Garrick to host hometown singer

2016 Tour Dates

Sept 8 - Basildon, Towngate Theatre
Sept 15 - Bromley, Churchill Theatre
Sept 17 - Hinckley, Concordia Theatre
Sept 21 - Stockport, Stockport Plaza
Sept 22 - Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn
Sept 24 - Redditch, Palace Theatre
Sept 25 - Lichfield, Garrick Theatre
Sept 28 - Billingham, Forum Theatre

Oct 2 - Cheltenham, Cheltenham Town Hall
Oct 7 - Wimborne, Tivoli Theatre
Oct 8 - Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford Arts House
Oct 9 - Wakefield, Theatre Royal Wakefield
Oct 13 - Buxton, Buxton Opera House
Oct 14 - Torquay, Babbacombe Theatre
Oct 15 - Chesterfield, The Winding Wheel
Oct 20 - Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall
Oct 22 - Corby, The Core at Corby Cube
Oct 23 - Mansfield, Palace Theatre
Oct 28 - Camberley, Camberley Theatre
Oct 29 - Skegness, Embassy Theatre
Oct 30 - Leeds, City Varieties

Nov 4 - Kettering, The Lighthouse Theatre
Nov 10 - Wolverhampton, Grand Theatre
Nov 11 - Grimsby, Grimsby Auditorium
Nov 12 - Weston-Super-Mare, Playhouse Theatre
Nov 24 - Armagh, Armagh City Hotel
Nov 26 - Shanklin, Shanklin Theatre
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Why? Hear Legendary Singer During 50th Anniversary Tour
When: 8 September to 26 November 2016
Phone: 01543 412121
Where: Lichfield Garrick, Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR
Cost: Tickets 25 to 28
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