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Sunday, June 26, 2022


(Above: Samantha Landers & Colin Peddie)

Coming to the Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban for the next two week-ends will be a celebration of “break up” music with Barry Thomson & The Reals with guest artists Samantha Landers on vocals and Colin Peddie on guitar and vocals.

The show is titled Love will tear us apart, a celebration of “break up” music

A celebration indeed. The emotional lives we lead inform the art we make. So, while joy and happiness seem to be what most musicians write about, this show will explore the moments in our lives when we are inconsolable and the only respite is to express those emotions through music.

From the team that brought you Poetry in Music and The Chain – The Fleetwood Mac Story comes a musical exploration into the darker sides of our lives. Devised by Colin Peddie and with musical direction from Dawn Selby, audiences can expect a show of the highest quality. Interlaced with hilariously revealing and poignant AV, the performers will take you on the breakup ride – through all the stages of the emotional rollercoaster.

You can expect to hear Marvin Gaye, Abba, Gotya, Dianna Krall, The Beatles, Lady Antebelum, Phil Collins, Carol King, Maroon 5, Fleetwood Mac, Kelly Clarkson and many more.

So come celebrate the crying, the wailing, the gnashing of teeth, all expressed beautifully through music and performed with excellence by Barry Thompson and The Reals.

Performances take place from July 1 to 3 and again from July 8 to 10 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 19h00 and Sundays at 14h00. (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for snacks/drinks)

Tickets R180 a ticket. Booking is essential on email: or through Computicket.

Bring food picnic baskets or buy at the venue. A bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). There is limited secure parking available.

For more information phone 082 499 8636 or visit

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


NB: When you come to a Rhumbelow Show please bring some non-perishable food item  to donate to MOTH COTTAGES to support those that are struggling.