The Swinging Rascals

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Swinging Rascals get locked up!


Two of the Swinging Rascals were in a converted prison in Oxford last night to entertain guests at their christmas do. Malmaison Boutique Hotel in Oxford was the venue and as they say. We admit it, Malmaison Oxford’s 95 rooms and suites were once a little on the spartan side.[…]

Rascals have a belter in Bournemouth

It’s a busy time for the Rascals. We are all over the UK this Christmas Period. We have been sent some photos of some of the recent gigs, including these from the Ovation Awards in Bournemouth. We had a fantastic time with them and wish Pete and his gang, success[…]

Standing room only at the Ovations

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Over 200 people packed the ballroom in the Royal Hotel, Bournemouth for the inaugural Ovation Awards. Created and hosted by Pete Whitaker, the awards were created for Amateur Theatre groups in the south to honour there members. The Swinging Rascals has a great time entertaining in the lovely venue.

What fun at Wooton Barn in Oxford

We had a ball… Literally, at Wooton Barn in Oxford. Over 250 people, most of whom joined us on the Dance floor. It was a packed evening of entertainment with a Band and two DJ’s as well as us!! They were such a lovely crowd and we enjoyed our time[…]

Sad News as the UK’s west loses a fine performer

As the Rascals hail from the West Country, it is always sad when one of your own passes. Tributes were today being paid to West Country actor and director Chris Harris. Mr Harris, who has directed and played the role of dame in the pantomimes across the West since 2001,[…]

Rascals back on dry land

The Rascals are back on dry land after a successful trip on Cunard’s Queen Victoria. The three boys spent a week entertaining guests on the World cruise from San Francisco to Costa Rica backed by the wonderful Royal Court Theatre Orchestra The ship housed a beautiful 900 seat 21st-century theatre[…]