The Ukulele Man at Anywhere Festival Brisbane

Concert or Performance

20 Jul 2024 to 21 Jul 2024 Once Only Event

The true story of wartime entertainer and ukulele legend George Formby! From the battlefields of Europe to the distant corners of the British Empire, ‘The Ukulele Man’ is the untold story of Britain’s greatest wartime entertainer!

He was banned by the BBC, declared insane by his wife, and still became the UK’s highest paid entertainer! Join Marcel Cole and his real life mother Katie as they take you back to an era when live entertainment was king, and pay homage to the greatest entertainer of them all.

Written and performed by Marcel Cole
Featuring Katie Cole
Directed by Mirjana Ristevski

‘Cole is a stunner Don’t miss this.’ – The Barefoot Review
‘A hugely enjoyable, brilliantly executed cabaret experience.’ – CityNews
‘Do whatever needs to be done to get a ticket’ – Canbera Critics Circle

WINNER – ‘Best Theatre’ – Newcastle Fringe 2024
WINNER – ‘Best Cabaret’ Weekly Award – Adelaide Fringe 2024
WINNER – ‘Critical Stages Touring Development Award’ – Sydney Fringe 2023

Check out the full program and book at Anywhere’s Brisbane Festival website.


From AU$18.00

Concession: $18
Standard: $26

Event Dates

Once Only Event

20 Jul 2024 to 21 Jul 2024

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