One of reality TV’s original and best known names, Gareth Gates, has announced a new date at Melton Theatre on Saturday 3 September 2016. Fans can expect a set list including many of Gareth’s hits from the original Pop Idol series, his chart topping singles and a selection of hits from the musicals.
Gareth Gates rose to fame on the very first series of Pop Idol in 2002, reaching the final and winning the nation’s hearts. He was snapped up by Simon Cowell’s record label and went on to enjoy 4 number one singles including Unchained Melody and Anyone of Us, a double platinum selling debut album and was chosen to record the official Comic Relief song with Spirit in the Sky alongside The Kumars. Having sold over 3 million singles he also had 3 songs listed in the Top 100 Songs of the Decade (2000 to 2009).
Following his chart topping days Gareth Gates has enjoyed huge musical theatre success, including playing the lead role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in the West End. Other notable roles have included playing Marius in the world tour of Les Miserables and the subsequent West End season, Warner in the UK tour of Legally Blonde and alongside The Osmonds in the UK tour of Boogie Nights.
Gareth Gates continues to be one of reality TV’s most well remembered names and this is a chance for fans to get up, close and personal and enjoy some of the best known hits.
Support for this show comes from local musician George Simpson