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Saturday 10 April 2021 2pm

A musical tour down memory lane with Peter singing all his best known songs. A concert for kids, parents who used to be kids and grand parents who originally bought the albums for the parents who used to be kids! A great big ‘feel good’, three generational musical extravaganza, with six young backing singers: the Fabulous Combettes, and gorgeous video projections. ‘Wash Your Face in Orange Juice’, ‘Toffee Apple’, ‘Newspaper Mama’, ‘Juicy Juicy Green Grass’, ‘Spaghetti Bolognaise’, ‘Chopsticks’, ‘Mr Spook’, ‘Jack & the Beanstalk’, ‘Tadpole Blues’, 'Red Balloon', 'Rain', 'The Silly Postman', 'Happy as Larry', 'Sweet Dreams & Teddy Bears' and many more. Peter Combe is Australia’s best known and most loved children’s singer/songwriter. His achievements include 3 ARIAS for Best Children’s Album – Toffee Apple 1988, Newspaper Mama 1989, The Absolutely Very Best of Peter Combe (in Concert) 1992, 7 Gold, 2 Platinum Albums and 1 Gold DVD. His newest album Live It Up was nominated for an ARIA in 2017. Peter was recognised on Australia Day 2020 for his service to the performing arts with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM). His Greatest Hits show in Dec 2020 sold out. Recent tours include his Live It Up national tour in 2017 which sold out in Sydney and Brisbane with almost sold out shows in all the other capital cities. His 2017 and 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival seasons sold out. In 1987 he pioneered ABC for Kids, Australia’s first kids music label. Peter has sold over a million CDS & DVDs. He also presented BBC TV’s Music Time recorded in London from 1977-1980. In 1988, he performed two sold out shows at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. His Christmas album, Peter Combe’s Christmas Album, which went Gold in five weeks on its release in 1990, is now an established Australian Family classic. It is the only successful Australian Christmas album comprising ALL original songs. His song Mr Clicketty Cane (Wash Your Face in Orange Juice) is known literally by every child in Australia and by most of their parents'

"The ultimate children’s show!" Clothesline

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Synopsis

Saturday 10 April 2021
2pm

A musical tour down memory lane with Peter singing all his best known songs. A concert for kids, parents who used to be kids and grand parents who originally bought the albums for the parents who used to be kids! A great big ‘feel good’, three generational musical extravaganza, with six young backing singers: the Fabulous Combettes, and gorgeous video projections.

‘Wash Your Face in Orange Juice’, ‘Toffee Apple’, ‘Newspaper Mama’, ‘Juicy Juicy Green Grass’, ‘Spaghetti Bolognaise’, ‘Chopsticks’, ‘Mr Spook’, ‘Jack & the Beanstalk’, ‘Tadpole Blues’, ‘Red Balloon’, ‘Rain’, ‘The Silly Postman’, ‘Happy as Larry’, ‘Sweet Dreams & Teddy Bears’ and many more.

Peter Combe is Australia’s best known and most loved children’s singer/songwriter. His achievements include 3 ARIAS for Best Children’s Album – Toffee Apple 1988, Newspaper Mama 1989, The Absolutely Very Best of Peter Combe (in Concert) 1992, 7 Gold, 2 Platinum Albums and 1 Gold DVD. His newest album Live It Up was nominated for an ARIA in 2017.

Peter was recognised on Australia Day 2020 for his service to the performing arts with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM).

His Greatest Hits show in Dec 2020 sold out. Recent tours include his Live It Up national tour in 2017 which sold out in Sydney and Brisbane with almost sold out shows in all the other capital cities. His 2017 and 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival seasons sold out. In 1987 he pioneered ABC for Kids, Australia’s first kids music label.

Peter has sold over a million CDS & DVDs. He also presented BBC TV’s Music Time recorded in London from 1977-1980.

In 1988, he performed two sold out shows at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.

His Christmas album, Peter Combe’s Christmas Album, which went Gold in five weeks on its release in 1990, is now an established Australian Family classic. It is the only successful Australian Christmas album comprising ALL original songs.

His song Mr Clicketty Cane (Wash Your Face in Orange Juice) is known literally by every child in Australia and by most of their parents’

“The ultimate children’s show! Clothesline

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre 

CATEGORY:
Family & Kids

DURATION:
Approximately 120 minutes, including interval

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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