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Elvis In Blue Hawaii - Pretender in Paradise

The brand new comedy from Spitz & Co

📅 Friday 29th September 2023

Matson Rugby Club, Redwell Road, GL4 6JG
🎟 £1.00-£20.00 - Pay What You Like
Family friendly: suitable for all ages

What to expect

The brand-new comedy from Spitz & Co (creators of Gloriator, Glorilla, and Les Gloriablès) - expect the usual mayhem and lots of audience interaction, plus all your favourite Elvis songs.

Award-winning Elvis impersonator Joe Reeve (Best Sideburns: GlosVegas 2014) stars in his version of the classic Elvis film ‘Blue Hawaii’.  His long-time tour manager, Josephine Cunningham, is there to keep the show on the road… next stop: Vegas!

A musical comedy which will leave you all shook up. So, dig out your best Hawaiian shirt and escape to Paradise!

This venue will have a fully licensed bar which will be open before and after the show. Bar snacks will be available. We will also have local DJ ChangysTunez, playing all your favourite songs! If you have a Hawaiian shirt, why not wear it! 

Tickets are pay what you like. They're set to £3 however you can opt to pay from £1 upwards. If you purchase a £20 supporters ticket, this enables a resident in the community to come and see the show for free.

  • Free personal assistant/essential support tickets are available. 

  • There is also an option to book a wheelchair/mobility aid ticket. 

  • There is a maximum number of 10 wheelchair and or mobility aid user tickets for this event. Please select this ticket type if it applies to you when purchasing a ticket.

About Spitz & Co
Spitz & Co are a touring comedy theatre company based in Stroud. Spitz & Co was formed in 2014 by Susie Donkin and Pauline Morel after meeting at a Spymonkey workshop led by Aitor Basauri. A full summary of the company can be found on their website here

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Matson Rugby Club

Matson Rugby Club
Redwell Road

If you live local, we encourage you to walk to this venue. If you are coming from Gloucester City Centre, you can catch the Number 1 bus to Winnycroft Lane.

Audience Information

This performance is relaxed, this means there is a relaxed attitude to noise and movement in the performance space. You are welcome to come and go in the space as you please.

Latecomers will be welcomed, and people are free to leave the performance space and return at any time.

No changes are made to the lights and sound.

The seating for this show will be chairs around tables. If you require a different seating option then please contact Sarah at

SHOW TIME: 7.30pm

Elvis In Blue Hawaii will be approximately 1 hour long (no interval). The Bar will be open before and after the show.

Age guidance: suitable for all ages

Venue Accessibility Information

  • This venue has Ground floor level access with no limits on mobility aids

  • Flat entrance

  • 1x accessible toilet (will be available from September 2023)

  • Ladies cubicle toilets (3) 

  • Mens Cubicle toilets (2) 

  • Car park to front and rear of venue

  • Free on-street parking nearby

If you would like to discuss any other access requirements please contact us at


📞 07707989802

🏢 79a Matson Avenue, Matson, Gloucester, GL4 6LL

We are contactable between the hours of Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm. Please feel free to send an email, text or leave a voice message and we will respond between these hours.

Cast & Creatives

Created and performed by SUSIE DONKIN and JOE REEVE


Designed by SUE CONDIE

Thank you to Nick Buckle, Aron Attwood, Theseus Lythgoe, James Price, The Subscription Rooms, and Hawkwood College.


Supported by Gloucester Culture Trust

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