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Let It Be returns to the West End from 28 Feb 2015
The Beatles tribute musical Let It Be, a theatrical concert which showcases the works of the world’s most successful rock’n’roll band, has confirmed that it will return to the West End next year, beginning performances on 28 February 2015, and continuing its limited run until 27 September 2015. The production will play at the Garrick Theatre, and will then go on its second tour of the UK and Ireland (from October 2015).
One of the show's producers, Jamie Hendry, said: “Now in its third year, Let It Be continues to draw crowds and delight audiences around the world. Its return to the West End for its fourth season is only testament to the huge popularity of The Beatles.”
Let It Be originally opened at the Prince of Wales Theatre on 24 Sep 2012, following previews from 14 Sep, to mostly good notices from the popular press. It transferred to the Savoy Theatre on 01 Feb 2013, where it closed 08 Feb 2014. The show returned to the West End a few months later, playing at the Garrick Theatre from 9 July to 21 September.
Let It Be has now been seen by over one million people worldwide, including audiences in London, New York, Germany, Japan, and Moscow.
The show uses video footage to tell the story of the band’s meteoric rise from their humble beginnings in Liverpool’s Cavern Club, through the height of Beatlemania, to their later studio masterpieces.
Featuring more than twenty of The Beatles’ greatest hits, including 'I Wanna Hold Your Hand', 'A Hard Day’s Night', 'Day Tripper', 'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band', 'Strawberry Fields', 'When I’m 64', 'Hello Goodbye', 'Get Back' and many more, all performed by hand-picked master musicians.
Let It Be is produced by Jamie Hendry Productions and Annerin Productions.