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On sale on Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Karen Hauer and Gorka Marquez, both renowned Strictly Come Dancing professionals, are set to dazzle audiences with their all-new show Speakeasy. This captivating production will transport viewers into an undercover world of elegance, iconic dance flavors, and electrifying entertainment.

Karen Hauer and Gorka Marquez at The Anvil in Basingstoke

Unlock the Door: The show invites audiences behind a secret door, leading them into a seductive and vintage underworld.

Dance Styles: From the clandestine New York Speakeasy to the sultry Havana dance floors, and from the Burlesque Cabaret Clubs of the mid-1900s to the glittering mirror balls of Studio 54, Speakeasy promises a delicious dance experience.

Music and Choreography: Expect exhilarating live music and breathtaking choreography as Karen and Gorka showcase their newest offering.

World-Class Cast: The electrifying cast includes world-class dancers, vocalists, and musicians.

Karen Hauer:
Longest-standing professional on Strictly Come Dancing (12 series).
Partnered with celebrities like Westlife’s Nicky Byrne, The Hairy Biker Dave Myers, Mark Wright, Jeremy Vine, Chris Ramsey, and Jamie Laing.
2008 World Mambo Champion.
Finalist of So You Think You Can Dance USA.
Principal female dancer in the original Broadway cast of Burn the Floor.

Gorka Marquez:
Favorite Strictly Come Dancing professional.
Past celebrity partners include Helen Skelton, Alexandra Burke, and Maisie Smith.
Judge on Spain’s Dancing with the Stars.
Qualified personal trainer and fitness model.
Star of reality TV series Life behind the Lens.

Creative Production:
Stuart Glover, Creative Producer and Director, describes the show as a celebration of vintage and iconic dance styles set in a seductive secret underworld.
Live music and a sensational supporting cast complete the immersive experience.
Don’t miss this enchanting journey into the world of Speakeasy, where rhythm, elegance, and escapism collide!

Venue Details

The Anvil is a 2 minute walk from the train station and a 6 minute walk from the bus station.
There is a taxi rank at the train station as well as a mini cab service.
The nearest car park is in The Malls, enter the car park via Alencon Link and keep right, there is a lift down to the Anvil.

Box Office Numbers
01256 844244
Box Office Hours
10:00 - 18:00 Monday to Saturday - Open until 20:00 on performance nights

Accessible Seating
The venue is accessible for wheelchair users. For further information please contact the venue on 01256 844 244

General Rules
No cameras
No video or audio recording equipment
No food
No smoking

Children Rules
Under 16's will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult

Nearest Hotels
The Red Lion Hotel 10 Minute walk, 0.4 miles
Premier Inn - Town Centre 10 minute walk, 0.4 miles
The Village Hotel 17 minute walk, 0.8 miles

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