Show Information

Synopsis

This sensational multi award-winning West End show triumphantly returns to Southampton on its landmark 30th Anniversary Tour.

Forget feel good, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is FEEL GREAT! Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.

Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That’ll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout, and many many more, this show is just Peggy Sue-perb!

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including an interval.

Standard Pricing
Wed - Sat 7.30pm £19.50 to £36.50
Sat 2pm £19.50 to £36.50
Thu 2pm £19.50 to £29.50
Discounts

Discounts do not apply to Fri & Sat evening performances.

Executive Membership £6 off top two prices or 20% off 2 tickets on Wed evening performance.
Groups (10+) £3 off top two prices.
Not available online - please call 02380 711811.
Groups (20+) £5 off top two prices plus one free ticket with every 20 purchased.
Not available online - please call 02380 711811.
School & Young People's Groups (10+) £18 tickets on Wed - Thu evening performances only.
One free supervisor with every 20.
Not available online - please email schools@mayflower.org.uk

Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.

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Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant

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Start your visit in style! Our award winning restaurant on the third floor within the theatre is open for pre-show theatre lunches and dining. Relax, unwind and enjoy classic flavours with a modern twist. Tempted? See our Menus

Hotel, Dinner & Show Packages

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Add that extra sparkle to your evening! Indulge in a three course meal in our fantastic restaurant Ovation, a top price show ticket, and a stay at one of Southampton’s premier hotels. Learn More

VIP Box Package

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Make it an extra special night and experience VIP treatment with a Package.  Learn more...

VIP Box Package

VIP Box Packages for 4 people include the following:

Personally greeted by a dedicated host on arrival.

A private table will be reserved in one of our bars for you to enjoy pre show.

Bottle of Prosecco or Champagne on ice at your table.

A selection of canapés served at your table and chef’s handmade chocolates.

Your host will collect and direct you to your seats for the start of the performance.

4 pre ordered ice-creams will be served to your box during the interval.

Our VIP package for 4 people is £90.00 to include VAT or £120.00 if you prefer to enjoy a bottle of Champagne.
 
For an additional £50.00 you would be invited to enjoy private hospitality in our Executive Suite pre show (subject to availability).

Call Box Office on 02380 711811 to book your package.

Please note that package price does not include your show ticket.  Bookings are required at least 48 hours before your visit.

Afternoon Tea

Why not make your visit extra special and share a lovely post-show pot of tea in the bustling environment of our historic Grade II listed theatre? Enjoy delicious traditional treats prepared by our award-winning chefs in Ovation after the show. Learn more...