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Monday, September 27, 2021



“Britannia waives the rules!” with The Reals’ new show, British Revolution, which runs from October 3 to 10 at Rhumbelow Durban and at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof from October 16 to 24, 2021.

Barry Thomson & The Reals include Dawn Selby, Trevor Donjeany and Mali Sewell.

British life leading up to the 1960s was pretty humdrum. You finished school, found a partner, got married, rented a house, had 2.3 children, had your weekly bath on Sunday nights, worked until you retired and then you died. This form of life was decided before it had properly begun. One of the biggest, defining aspects of the 1960s revolution was music. Although rock and roll began having an effect on Britain in the 1950s, it wasn’t until the early 60s and the emergence of groups like The Beatles that music truly began its revolutionary changes, influencing the lives of young Britons. The ordinary wasn’t enough.

British Revolution features some of Britain’s top bands and artistes including The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Shadows, David Bowie, Billy Idol, The Kinks, Rod Stewart, Bad Company and Pink Floyd. They expressed their individuality and unique ideas which changed the course of musical history. The show includes audiovisual clips of some of Britain’s top comedians including Benny Hill, John Cleese, Peter Sellers, Rowan Atkinson and Monty Python. “These days we do need to look on the bright side of life!” say The Reals.

With Barry Thomson on lead and acoustic guitars and vocals, Dawn Selby as Musical Director on keyboards and vocals, Mali Sewell on drums and vocals and Trevor Donjeany on bass guitar and vocals, The Reals pay tribute to the British superstars who changed the course of comedy and musical history.

Performances take place from October 3 to 10 with Sunday shows at 14h00. Friday and Saturday shows at 18h30. (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for snacks/drinks)

Tickets R180 (no discounts for this show. Bring food picnic baskets or buy at the venue. A full bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises).

All seating will be at separate tables and the venues will obviously be seating co-habiting couples and/or family members together.

Limited secure parking available.

With the current Covid levels, the venues will be limiting capacity to 50% max. Strict Covid rules will be observed.

Therefore, booking is essential via email: or Computicket.

For more information contact 0824998636 or visit

Rhumbelow Theatre is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road in Durban.

Tina’s Hotel is situated at 14 Beryldene Road, Kloof.