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Monday, December 11, 2017


(Dave Monks)

Rhumbelow Theatre at the Alan Wilson Shellhole in Pietermaritzburg will present Dave Monks in two performances of The Great British Pub Nite.

This Dave Monks production is jam-packed with nostalgia and features more than 50 snippets of the most popular sing-a-long and clap-along songs on the planet.

British old-time music hall is certainly covered in this show with evergreen hits like Roll out the Barrel, She’ll be Coming Round the Mountain, Happy Days are Here Again, It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, Show Me the Way to Go Home and the list just goes on...

Monks’ impressive repertoire of original arrangements of pop and party songs covers a tremendous amount of hits spanning over five decades from top artists like Rod Stewart, Tom Jones, Cliff Richard, Roger Whittaker, Smokie and of course, The Beatles.

His unique style and personality on stage is humorous and slick, with a few jokes thrown in for good measure. Ex-Pats and locals alike have something to really look forward to in this Great British Pub Nite.

Monks is an established gig artist having “paid his dues” over the last many years and has been extremely fortunate to have performed in almost every corner of South Africa as well as Ireland, England, South Korea, USA, Portugal, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland, and earlier this year in Abu Dhabi.

He is a well-known and respected entertainer on the South African music scene. The Great British Pub Nite is suitable for all ages.

Performances take place on December 17 at 14h00 and 18h30. Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic.

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners & block bookings of 8 or more). Bring food picnic baskets and a bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). There is limited secure parking.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 031 205 7602 or 082 499 8636, email or visit

The Allan Wilson Shellhole is situated at 5 Durban Road in Pietermaritzburg.