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Take On Me

November 16 - November 18

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Take On Me

A show taking place after hours in Rossmore Leisure Centre in partnership with Lighthouse: 16 – 18 November. Tickets: £10/conc. Book tickets here.

A woman enters the changing room for the first time in decades.
A lifeguard twiddles his thumbs as he dreams of being a real hero.
A crammed aerobics class slides into slow motion; their thoughts tumbling out as they watch their bodies in the unforgiving mirror that surrounds them.

TAKE ON ME is a show taking place after hours in leisure centres across the UK. Set in the 1980s world of headbands and leg warmers, it follows a lonely woman coming to the gym for the first time and a lifeguard who has never saved anyone.

Live musicians belt out classic 80’s hits including I Wanna Dance with Somebody and Flashdance, and lead you through the changing rooms, gym, an aerobics class and finally the pool. You are a fly on the wall for one extraordinary day in these people’s lives, as characters from 80’s films appear out of nowhere to change the course of fate.

A guest cast of local people play various parts including the Karate Kid, the centre receptionist and pool spectators who suddenly break into a rendition of Holding Out for a Hero. You’ll never look at your leisure centre in quite the same way again!

Ticket prices as follows:
Adult: @ £10.85 (inc. £0.85 cmsn)
ATL&L: @ £8.00
Full-time Student: @ £8.00
Senior Citizen: @ £8.85 (inc. £0.85 cmsn) Under 18: @ £8.00

Friday 16 Nov 20:00,
Saturday 17 Nov 18:00 & 20:30,
Sunday 18 Nov 18:00.


November 16
November 18
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Rossmore Leisure Centre
Herbert Avenue
Poole, Dorset BH12 4HR
01202 280000


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