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  • Win tickets to see hit Kinks musical

    Henry James

    THE Champion has five pairs of tickets to give away to the Kinks musical which is coming to The Liverpool Empire from Tuesday, February 7 to Saturday, February 11.

    Featuring some of The Kinks’ best-loved songs, including You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset and Lola, Sunny Afternoon tells the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks.

    The Kinks exploded onto the 60s music scene with a raw energetic new sound that rocked a nation. But how did that happen, where exactly did they come from and what happened next?

    Set against the back-drop of a Britain caught mid-swing between the conservative 50s and riotous 60s, this production explores the euphoric highs and agonising lows of one of Britain’s most iconic bands and the irresistible music that influenced generations.

    Following a sell-out run at Hampstead Theatre, Sunny Afternoon opened to critical acclaim at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End in October 2014. The musical closed in the West End on October 29 2016.

    Sunny Afternoon has music and lyrics by Ray Davies with a book by Joe Penhall and original story by Ray Davies. It is directed by Edward Hall, designed by Miriam Buether with choreography by Adam Cooper. Lighting design is by Rick Fisher with sound design by Matt McKenzie for Autograph. The musical supervisor is Elliott Ware.

    To be in with a chance of winning the tickets which are for the opening performance on Tuesday, February 7 answer the following question. Who was the lead singer of the Kinks? Answers to Champion Newspapers, Clare House, 166 Lord Street, Southport, PR9 0QA. Please provide your address and a daytime contact number. The closing date is Friday, February 3 at 12 noon.

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