Big Buddy tribute at Little Theatre

Thornton Little Theatre will be welcoming Buddy Holly on Sunday night... Well sort of.

Friday, 23rd September 2016, 12:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:31 pm
Thornton Little Theatre
Thornton Little Theatre

Marc Robinson, a Buddy Holly tribute act who performed as the singer on Stars in their Eyes and has even played Glastonbury Festival.

He is also one of the originators and founder members of the theatre show ‘Rockin’ on Heaven’s Door” and has been performing as Buddy Holly in the show since its conception.

Now to celebrate what would have been Buddy Holly’s 80th birthday, Marc has created a new tribute show titled ‘Rave On’.

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The show which has been named after Holly’s 1958 hit single comprises of two parts.

Part one is a tribute to Billy Fury featuring Gavin Stanley, supported by the Counterfeit Crickets.

In the second half, the band are then joined by Marc Robinson and the set is pure Buddy Holly . The line up of the band comprises of drums, double bass, lead guitar, rhythm guitar and keyboard.

Tickets for the show at Thornton Little Theatre cost £16 and are available from