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The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre – Saturday 27th July 2024

Dr Patti Boulaye OBE will be visiting Burnham-on-Sea with her show “Diana & Me” this summer!


The doyenne of entertainment, Patti Boulaye, recently described as “A bundle of fizz” is back with her new one-woman show “Diana & Me”. This fascinating show strongly features the fabulous music of Diana Ross interspersed with Patti’s humorous comparisons and contrasts between Patti’s own life and Diana’s and some of Patti’s own successes and other hits. Diana Ross, who’s celebrated career included 12 top ten singles, six of them number ones, has sold over 100 million records including album sales in her 6 decades of recording.

Patti will be singing some of her favourite Diana Ross hits including “I’m Coming Out”, “Stop! In the Name of Love”, “You Can’t Hurry Love”, Reach Out and Touch”. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “Upside Down”, “Baby Love”, “Where Did Our Love Go?” and many more together with some of her own many successes and Etta James, Puccini, Bizet and more.

Did you know that Patti is a “Visiting Teaching Fellow” at Middlesex University, where she teaches life skills to graduate students?

Patti has an OBE for her work with charities in West Africa and the UK.

Patti has an Autobiography published by Kaleidoscope Publishing.

Patti has her own TV chat show “Life with Patti Boulaye” streamed worldwide.

Patti has an Honorary Doctorate in Education and Entertainment.

Patti was the African face of Lux for 29 years and has starred in three major films: “Bisi” said to be Africa’s biggest grossing film, “Hussy” with Helen Mirren and “Music Machine” Britain’s answer to “Saturday Night Fever”.

Recently Patti appeared in the 2023 Christmas edition of “Would I Lie to you” and also in last December “When 80’s TV Goes Horribly Wrong”. Previously “The Real Marigold Hotel” and “Celebrity MasterChef”.

For more images, information or press enquiries, please contact:

Name: Fay Hicks                                Email: marketing@burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk

Phone:01278 554762                         Website:www.theprincesstheatre.co.uk

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The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.

We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge that are looking to celebrate the Coronation. The Town Council has £1500 available to allocate to events being organised to celebrate the Kings Coronation. The maximum grant to be allocated per event will be £500.

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