The famous Pavilion Theatre is one of only five UK end of pier theatres and home to the award winning Cromer Pier Show, the only full season end of pier show in the world. Take that 151metre walk along the pier to the theatre and take a seat in one of our 500 traditional theatre seats Embark on a magical variety experience with a blend of traditional and contemporary variety blended perfectly to bring you a magical theatre experience. Expect all the glitz and glamour worthy of the only full season end of pier show in the world, the finest production values, rib-tickling comedy, show-stopping vocals, mind-blowing speciality acts and an eclectic blend of dance from street dance, to ballet
In the show’s 42 year history, we have been lucky enough to have had household names developing their careers here, including the legend Bradley Walsh, he recently said on ITV’s This Morning that he owed his career to a wonderful theatre on the end of a pier in Cromer. Steve Hewlett, the hilarious and fabulously entertaining ventriloquist, who starred in the finals on Britain’s Got Talent 2013 and entertainer Darren Day to name but a few. The Cromer Pier Show is nationally famous as an “incubator” of talent for dancers, singers, actors, magicians, comedians and other variety acts, a feature on performers bucket lists all over the world.
Production values are extremely high. Just one of our 22 intelligent lights that can change colour, move and show up different shapes cost an eye watering £14,000. If you saw the incredible contemporary ballet in The Cromer Pier summer Show 1in 2017, this was achieved by, lights that can project two images at once and have RGB LED wash light built in. They cost an incredible £22,000 each. Our summer show season typically includes over 150 costumes, 48 pairs of shoes, 40 pairs of tights, 33 hats, 31 fascinators and 24 petticoats, all made by just two people! The record for the quickest costume change took just 17 seconds! We also use 100KGs of glitter and 220 metres of LED lighting on stage sets which will, on average take a scenic artist a staggering 90 hours to hand paint. The dance routines include 1,104 taps in a tap routine, 116 kicks in show numbers, 52 dance lifts, 48 pairs of false eyelashes used throughout the season.
The Cromer Pier Show 2018 enjoyed rave reviews from our audiences and the press, hailing it as the best ever. Don’t just take our word for it though, you can read all about it on our Trip Advisor page here. The 2019 show is on sale now with lots more variety magic moments and memories to be made.
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