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Cunard Reveals New Entertainment Programme

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Cunard has revealed its Cunard Showcases, a line-up of critically acclaimed shows, exclusive to Cunard.

The cruise line said that the new programme of entertainment is the “first of its kind at sea”, in collaboration with award-winning theatre producers, directors, writers, choreographers, and performers.

Alongside shows in the Royal Court Theatre, Cunard Showcases puts guests “at the heart of the action” with behind-the-scenes experiences with the ‘In conversation with’ events and workshops with stage and screen talent.

Available on select voyages, the acclaimed original West End cast of ‘The Drifters Girl’ musical deliver a powerhouse performance of togetherness, unity, camaraderie, and friendship in ‘Kings of the Boardwalk’.

The ‘Opera Cocktail’ delivers a new twist on some of the best-loved arias, duets and ensembles in a fun, modern setting, as it’s performed in witty new English translations and acted in an engaging, intimate style.

Elsewhere, guests can look forward to unique puppetry skills during the ‘Gulliver’ extravaganza, which tells the tale of Gulliver, a traveller and pioneer, who returns after nine years lost at sea, with stories of undiscovered lands and creatures.

Cunard Cluedo

They can also get involved in solving a mystery with the ‘Cluedo! The Interactive Game’, where they step into a world of 1930s high society where intrigue and secrets are the order of the day.

Then there’s the Circa Contemporary Circus, which will perform on Queen Elizabeth for a six-week residency, featuring full-scale acrobatics and theatrical productions, as well as workshops and Q&As.

History will be made in March when Rodgers & Hammerstein’s timeless ‘South Pacific’ is performed for the first time ever at sea and Shakespeare’s blockbuster comedy ‘Twelfth Night’ is delivered by the Pursuit Theatre.

‘Discovering Antarctica: Heroic Tales of Shackleton, Crean and Scott’ is an engrossing story of extraordinary polar endeavours, while Appraisal is a real-time comedy-drama that follows an annual professional work review gone wrong.

Sherlock Holmes’ ever-reliable sidekick Watson also gets centre stage in ‘Watson: The Final Problem’, as he embarks on a journey across Europe while being pursued by Moriarty.

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