Saturday, June 22, 2024

Motown motoring to the Thameside

THEmotown evening of Saturday, 22 February will see the Thameside Theatre in Grays travel in time and space to celebrate Motown’s Greatest Hits – How Sweet It Is, featuring The Formations

This ultimate celebration of the sweet sound of Motown is now in its 12th successive year, combining first-class music together with the slickest choreography, and an amazing band, to deliver truly outstanding performances for the best Motown experience you will ever have.

The show will have you Dancing On The Ceiling, featuring songs from legendary artists such as Lionel Richie, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson Five, The Isley Brothers, Edwin Starr and many more.
Motown’s Greatest Hits – How Sweet It Is both celebrates and recreates all the wonderful vibes and music that originated in Detroit in the late 1950s, and takes you on a musical journey through the golden Tamla Motown days of the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.

And don’t forget all that fancy footwork, the five fantastic vocalists, Michael, Martell, Geo, Delroy and Jordan, are also trained dancers and the choreography of this show is something else and will leave you breathless.

The two-hour spectacle of non-stop hits, is backed and supported by The Peter Brent Orchestra, a fantastic powerhouse band, a show which is guaranteed to have everyone singing and dancing in the aisles.

The show starts at 7.30 and tickets are only £20 or £18 if you buy four or more. They are available online at or by calling the box office between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday on 0845 300 5264.


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