Main House

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

  • 30 March - 4 April
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

Event Information

Monday – Thursday 7.30pm
Friday 5.30pm& 8.30pm
Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm

Performed from Mon 30 Mar — Sat 4 Apr

This sensational multi award-winning West End show opened in 1989 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. Buddy now triumphantly returns to Bath for the first time in seventeen years as part of its landmark 30th Anniversary Tour.

Forget feel good, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is FEEL GREAT! Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.

Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That’ll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout and many, many more, this show is just Peggy Sue-perb!

“The show you will never forget” Daily Mail

“Joyous! I love this show” Sunday Express

“It’s still Buddy brilliant” The Sun “An unashamed rabble-rousing fiesta” Sunday Times

“A tumult of nostalgia and excitement” Evening Standard

“Buddy Holly’s magnificent music undoubtedly ensures that you leave with a smile on your face and a spring in your step” Daily Telegraph

Monday – Thursday 7.30pm
Friday 5.30pm & 8.30pm
Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm

Tickets from £17 – £45

A booking fee of £1.75 per ticket applies

Box Office is open from 10am – 8pm Monday – Saturday.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance, unless otherwise stated.

PLEASE NOTE: Print At Home tickets are only valid as A4 printouts. We cannot currently accept tickets presented on phones/tablets.

All tickets for Main House productions include a £2 building levy.

Standard discounts – apply Monday – Friday evenings, and matinees.

£1 off for U16s, students, Seniors (60+), JSA claimants. Only one discount may be claimed per ticket. Please see the ACCESS page for details regarding our Access Register and associated discounts.

Group discounts – 10+ £1 off per ticket; 20+ save 20% on each ticket.

A booking fee of £1.75 per ticket applies to all bookings.

Standby tickets – 30 seats at the back of the Grand Circle and side of the Dress Circle, on sale from 12noon on the day of the performance. Maximum two per person. Sold in advance for matinees, Sundays, Special Events and pantomime.

Standing spaces sold when all other seats have sold out.

There is a lift for wheelchair users from the Theatre foyer to the Stalls and Royal Circle levels. The Dress Circle and Grand Circle are stair access only.

Details of the Main House Subscription Scheme can be found here

Full booking terms & conditions can be found here