SHOW NEWS: The Sensational 60s Experience returns for their 10th Anniversary Tour

Fans of the Swinging Sixties will be in for a real treat on Saturday 5 October when The Sensational 60’s Experience returns to the Victoria Theatre Halifax


Celebrating their tenth Anniversary with a brand new production for 2019, the show with a definite feel good factor will transport you back to the magical decade that was the 1960s.

The show features five original artists from the sixties playing their biggest hits including Mike Pender (original voice of The Searchers), The Trems (featuring former members of The Tremeloes), The Fortunes, The Swinging Blue Jeans and The Dakotas who have come together to deliver an unforgettable night.

Each act has had successful and varied careers. Mike Pender was one of the original founding members of The Searchers best known as lead vocalist on many hits including Needles and Pins.

The Tremeloes one of the top harmony bands of all time first entered the charts in the UK in July 1963 with a cover version of ‘Twist and Shout’ which was followed by a chart topping cover of ‘Do You Love Me’ and covers of ‘I Can Dance’, ‘Candy Man’ and ‘Someone, Someone’.

The Fortunes first came to prominence and international acclaim in 1965 when ‘You’ve Got Your Troubles’ broke into the top 10 which was followed by a succession of hits including ‘Here It Comes Again’ and ‘Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again and ‘Storm in a Teacup’.

The Swinging Blue Jeans rose to fame with their hit singles ‘Hippy Hippy Shake’, ‘Good Golly Miss Molly’, and ‘You’re No Good’.

The Dakotas were one of the first Manchester bands to appear at the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool. In 1962, at the suggestion of Paul McCartney and John Lennon, Brian Epstein asked The Dakotas to back Billy J Kramer. Billy J Kramer with The Dakotas’ first hit was ‘Do You Want to Know a Secret’ which reached number 2 in Spring 1963. Next came ‘Bad To Me’ which made the No.1 spot, then ‘I’ll Keep You Satisfied’.

Audiences are guaranteed a night crammed full of nostalgia and all the biggest Sixties hits from bands and artists that dominated the decade including ‘Needles and Pins’, ‘Silence is Golden’, ‘ Storm in a Teacup’, ‘Hippy Hippy Shake’, ‘Little Children’ and many more.

Tickets for this show are available from £26.75. Purchase tickets online,, or by calling the Box Office on 01422 351158