Go nuts at the Squirrels’ Big Night Out

6th May 2022

Drag, comedy and music combine for a variety show with a difference heading to the Little Theatre.

Big Night Out, on dates in late May and June, is hosted by The Squirrels, a two-man drag act who have appeared on the X Factor.

But it also features a host of other Norfolk talent – Joshua Johnson a one man “Jersey Boiz” tribute, musical theatre songstress Holly Graham, light opera singer Hannah Long and new drag act Bigg Taystee.

Kenny Brown, one half of the Squirrels said the show was “a new take on the traditional variety show” which provided “a bit of escapism with a real party atmosphere.”

It is making its debut at Sheringham but is already playing to sell-out crowds at St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth. The show is however not for children, as it contains some “naughty comedy.

He and fellow Squirrel Chris Nicoll, who were previously male vocalists in holiday park and cruise ship shows, have been working as a duo for more than five years, having met at a drag show venue in the Canary Islands.

Their double act has appeared in Norfolk pantos and Pride events. In 2018 they made it through to the “six chair challenge” on the X Factor which included singing a Robbie Williams medley.

Kenny, who was born in Norwich, said they were now enjoying hosting the variety show as a kind of “Ant and Dec of the drag world” with their long friendship sparking chemistry and rapport between them.

Performing partner Chris, a former Miss Drag UK finalist and national Drag Idol semi-finalist, said the show was “something a bit different” which appealed to people wanting a fun celebration, and attracted audiences ranging from couples to hen and birthday parties.

The Squirrels Big Night Out has two shows at Sheringham on Saturday May 28 and Saturday June 25 at 7.30pm.

Tickets £10 online HERE or call the box office on 01263 822347.

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