Bette Midler and Me

Cabaret and Variety (musical theatre)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

Sue Kelvin stars in a tribute show to Bette Midler, covering her life and songs from the perspective of a lifelong fan. Including: Boogie Woogie Bugle boy, The Rose, From a Distance, I’m a Woman, Chapel of Love, Wind Beneath My Wings and The Glory of Love. Plus highlights from Midler comedy routines and an explanation of just how Bette inspired Sue to become a West End diva herself starring in Oliver, Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof and Wicked. Also, a puppet version of Beaches! A show that's heartfelt and hilarious in equal measure.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: 1
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Georgina 41 days ago

This is such a fun show! Very thoughtful, funny, witty and does wonders when you need a little lift. Would recommend!

David & Kate Fraser 42 days ago

The enthusiasm of Sue was infectious.She was a lyrical story teller, interspersing beautifully sung Bette songs with snippets about both Bette’s life & how much having a positive role model shaped her own life & career ,helping her to be proud to stand out from the crowd.
Both she & her co star had great voices that blended so well.

Irene + Anne 42 days ago

Great fun show from excellent excellent double act based on tribute to Bette Midler’s talents. Singing is terrific.

Gavin Jones 43 days ago

Great fun show, and wonderful finding out a bit about a fantastic character fighting to do stuff her way.

André Coenders 44 days ago

Great show if you are a fan of the works of Bette Midler. The songs illustrate the influence Bette has had on the life of Sue Kelvin and the story was totally believable. I even learned a few things about Bette that I, a life-long fan, did not know

Jess Abrams 50 days ago

Go see this!!!
I laughed, I cried, I smiled so much. Sue Kelvin is so authentic, so genuine. Such a wonderful performer and storyteller. The time flew by with great songs and stories. Her co-star and the pianist never seen are both excellent as well! I cannot recommend this show enough-a true highlight of my fringe!

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Theatre and Art Reviews (5/5 stars) 36 days ago

Burgess, writer and director captures everything wonderful and attributed to the larger-than-life star/icon Bette Midler. Bringing her story to life through the eyes of her long-standing fan just adds another depth of warmth to her fascinating life story.

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LondonTheatre1 (4/5 stars) 38 days ago

Kelvin and Kerr harmonise perfectly in this genuinely interesting and inspiring production.

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Musical Theatre Review (4/5 stars) 39 days ago

This entertaining and fast-paced show is delivered with gusto and heart by Kelvin and Kerr

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One4Review (4/5 stars) 44 days ago

Both Kelvin and Kerr performed a brilliant entertaining show.

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Theatre Weekly (5/5 stars) 49 days ago

Whether you are a lifelong fan of Bette Midler or are familiar with a few of her songs, audiences are bound to leave Bette Midler and Me at least a little bit more obsessed with Bette, and quite a lot more obsessed with Sue Kelvin and Billie Kerr.

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