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Story of Ben E King & The Drifters brought to life on stage

NEW MUSICAL: Legendary Ben E King (second left) and The Drifters

FOLLOWING IN the footsteps of The Jersey Boys and Mowtown The Musical, the story of Ben E King and The Drifters is heading the UK stage this autumn.

Stand By Me will hit theatres nationwide from September.

Stand by Me is a musical revue of a group, starring the legendary Ben E king, that helped to define Atlantic Records, inspired early rock and roll and were forerunners to both the black music movement in 1950’s America and early Motown.

The show explores through the music the challenges, controversy and conflicts via the course of a vast succession of more than 50 hits over the last six decades.

This exciting history of one of the greatest soul bands of all time, features all the hits including Under The Boardwalk, Save The Last Dance For Me, Come On Over To My Place and of course, Stand By Me amongst many others.

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