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WE WILL ROCK YOU

October  29 - 31, 2021

Queen inspired rock musical 'We Will Rock You' to rock Ascot in October.
 

October 29 – 31    BritVic Theatre, LVS Ascot


Ocean Theatre Company will present WE WILL ROCK YOU, with music by Queen and script by Ben Elton, at the BritVic Theatre, LVS Ascot making it their 26th production in 13 years.

WE WILL ROCK YOU is a quirky, eccentric and heartfelt story of outsiders. It is also a creative cautionary tale for the cyberage. With the Oscar-winning film, BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, the music of Queen is more popular than ever.

WE WILL ROCK YOU follows two revolutionaries, Galileo and Scaramouche, on a quest to save rock n’ roll in a post-apocalyptic world where there are no musical instruments and rock n’ roll has died. Galileo and Scaramouche join a small group of societal outcasts, the Bohemians, as they fight to take back the iPlanet from the all-powerful Globalsoft, led by the Killer Queen. They will fight for freedom, individuality and the rebirth of rock n roll.

Since 2002 over 16 million theatregoers in 19 countries have been thrilled by this awe-inspiring production which is based on the songs of Queen with a book by Ben Elton (The Young Ones, Blackadder, Popcorn). Elton fashioned this futuristic story around more than 20 of Queen’s biggest hit songs including: We Are the Champions, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Don’t Stop Me Now, Under Pressure, Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites The Dust and, of course, We Will Rock You.

“A concert is not a live rendition of our album. It’s a theatrical event.” – Freddie Mercury

“The audience gets to become part of what eventually becomes a rock concert…”  – Ben Elton.


 

Performance Dates      

3 performances only.
 

Friday October 29 at 7:30pm,

Saturday October 30 at 7:30pm and

Sunday October 31 at 4pm.

BOOKING INFORMATION

We are meeting the Industry Standard for following government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, having a Risk Assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

Will I need to wear a mask?

We recommend the wearing of face coverings when arriving, leaving, moving around the site, and using our toilet facilities.
 

All our performances will be relaxed.  If you do leave your seat during the performance, we ask you to cover your face as you may briefly pass near to other audience members.
 

Will I need to show proof of vaccination when I visit?

No. We do not require you to have proof of vaccination.
 

What if I have Covid symptoms?

If you or anyone in your household is unwell, please do not visit the performance.

Where is it?

​LVS Ascot

enter off London Road

Ascot

SL5 8DR

 

Where do I sit?

You may seat yourself within the theatre that is suitable for you and allowing for social distancing.

  • If you are unsure about where to sit, please ask us and we’ll be happy to help.


Will there be drinks and snacks to buy?

Yes. There will be snacks, drinks and bar facilities at the performances.

 

Will there be toilets?

 

Yes. There will be toilets available.

When can I arrive?

Theatre doors will open 30 minutes before the performance begins.


What is the running time?

About 2 hours including an interval.

 
Do I need to do Track and Trace?

In accordance with Track and Trace rules, we are required to record the contact details of your party when you attend a performance and will do so via the ticket booking system.

This information will not be used for any purpose other than the government’s Track and Trace programme.  After 21 days, it will be destroyed.
 

Can I buy tickets at the venue?

Yes. All tickets can be purchased at our box office although we strongly advise pre-booking.

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