Mick Ronson depicted in a pastel-style drawing with Turn and Face the Strange across the image in yellow.

Turn and Face the Strange

8 Dec - 9 Dec 2023
Music Artist/Band
Hull New Theatre

By popular demand the cult-hit multi-media show about Hull rock legend and Bowie sideman Mick Ronson is back and ready to rock Hull New Theatre.  Featuring a live rock band, a classical string quartet, film projection and storytelling 'Turn and Face the Strange' will take you on a moving joyous journey through the life and music of Mick Ronson.

The stellar line-up of talent includes rock musicians who played with Mick Ronson and David Bowie, with Keith 'Ched' Cheesman (The Rats) John Cambridge (The Rats & The Hype), alongside Kristian Eastwood, Bobby Joyce, John Bentley, Phil Keech and Annabel Etheridge. With a string quartet of classically trained musicians ‘Turn and Face the Strange’ tells the real story of the Hull Spider who rocked the music world.

Written by Garry Burnett and 'Made in Hull' writer Rupert Creed, the show features a vivid stage design by Ed Ullyart, powerful film content by Anna Bean, and stunning lighting by Jason Addison.

"Turn and the Face the Strange is a masterpiece everyone needs to see"  (Hull Live)

"A brilliant show" (Yorkshire Post)

"Absolutely stunning. From the stories to the music it was amazing"

"Energetic and emotional. Never seen anything like it. Truly great"

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Fri 8 Dec
Sat 9 Dec
Sat 9 Dec

Please note some productions may contain flashing and strobe lighting effects and haze. Contact the box office for more information.

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