The original film The Harder they Come helped make roots reggae a world-wide sensation
and its star Jimmy Cliff an international icon. To coincide with the smash-hit stage version of
The Harder They Come, Royal & Derngate are offering FREE music workshops for young people
aged 14 to 19 years. This fantastic opportunity provides training in creative writing, vocal recording,
MC-ing tracks and digital music production.
The workshops will run as 6 hour sessions on consecutive weeks on Saturday 22 May
and Saturday 29 May, from 10am to 4pm. Delivered by
Inspiration FM in a professional studio, participants will work towards devising
a piece of music to be showcased at Royal & Derngate during the run of the show.
Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis.
To guarantee a place and take advantage of this brilliant opportunity, contact
Janet Gordon at email@example.com or 01604 655 733.
Don’t miss the amazing stage adaptation of The Harder They Come, when it tours to
in June. Northampton
Based on the iconic seventies film of the same name, it tells the story of a
country boy who makes for the bright lights of
, with dreams of the big-time. Kingston, Jamaica
However, the harsh reality of life soon drives him into the fast lane of guns and gangs, ending
up torn between love and glory, poverty and fame, life and death.
The Harder They Come
“THE BAND IS TIGHT, THE CLOTHES ARE RIGHT…IT’S A SURE-FIRE SMASH HIT”
Following sell-out successes in the West End, Toronto and Miami, and based on the iconic seventies film that launched Jimmy Cliff onto the world stage, this exhilarating production tells the story of a country boy who makes for the bright lights of Kingston, Jamaica, with high hopes of becoming a reggae star.
When the harsh reality of the music scene drives him into a fast and furious life as an outlaw, he would rather die than give up his dream!
Featuring all of the songs that made the movie so unforgettable including Can Get It If You Really Want, Many Rivers To Cross, Higher and Higher, Rivers of Babylon and The Harder They Come – all performed live by the hottest reggae band this side of the Atlantic – this production will capture your heart and soul!
“THE COOLEST SHOW IN TOWN BY MILES”
Tue - Fri 7.30pm Sat 8pm Wed & Sat Matinee 2.30pm
£10 - £26.50
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AN EXHILARATING SHOW!"
THE HARDER THEY COME IS SIMPLY A GREAT EVENING'S ENTERTAINMENT"
British Theatre Guide