This sensational multi award-winning West End show first opened in 1989 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. Now it triumphantly returns to Darlington Hippodrome as part of its 2023 UK Tour.
Forget feel good, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is feel great! Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a multi-talented cast of actor-musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his Texas rockabilly beginnings to international stardom and his legendary final performance at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his tragic death at the age of just 22.
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!
Book now for the most successful Rock & Roll Musical of all time!
“IT’S BUDDY BRILLIANT” – The Sun
Post-show Q & A after the Wednesday 1st March 2023 show.
Thursday matinee 2.00pm
Saturday matinee 2.30pm
£17.00 - £36.50
Darlington Hippodrome Parkgate Darlington DL1 1RR
Address: Darlington Hippodrome
Public Transport Directions
TRAVEL BY TRAIN
Darlington Hippodrome is a five minute walk from Darlington's train station. Darlington is a frequent stop on the East Coast mainline route as well as on local routes.
TRAVEL BY BUS
The following services are available from the bus stops outside the theatre:
Service 2 - Branksome/Darlington Town Centre/Red Hall - Every 10 minutes, Monday to Saturday with a 30 minute evening service. A 30 minute Sunday service is also available. Last bus 23:29 (towards Cockerton) and 23:32 (towards Lingfield).
Service 3B - Darlington Town Centre/Hundens Lane/Fitzwilliam Drive - Every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday. No evening service or Sunday service.
Service 12/12A - Hurworth/Darlington/Morton Park/Middleton St G/Trees Park Village - Every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday. Sundays Darlington Town Centre to Morton Park every 60 minutes with no evening service. Last bus 19:31 (towards Durham Tees Valley Airport) and 19:22 going one stop to the town hall.
Service 13A/13B - Darlington Town Centre to Firthmoor - Every 5 minutes Monday to Saturday with 30 minute evening service. Sundays half hourly, 60 minute evening service. Last bus 23:53 toward Prebend Row.
Service 20 - Darlington Town Centre/Sadberge/Neasham - Operates three journeys on a Monday only.
A short walk into town (0.3 miles) presents an opportunity to access more bus services, with journeys to Stockton/Middlesbrough (X67, X66), Newton Aycliffe/Shildon/Bishop Auckland (5/5A), Spennymoor (8), Durham (7), Sunderland (x21), Barnard Castle (84/84A, X75/X76), Richmond (29) and (X26/X27) to Richmond and Catterick.