The UK’s most famous male strip show, the Dreamboys, will be performing for one night only in Basildon – at the Towngate Theatre, in St Martin’s Square on Wednesday, September 20.

The national tour, spanning a record 129 dates, features professionally trained dancers and celebs. On stage will be Lotan Carter (TV’s Louis Spence’s nephew) and Jordan Darrell (a former backing dancer for Rita Ora) – and they’ll be joined by Ex On The Beach star, Rogan O’Connor.

David Richards, manager and creator of the Dreamboys said: “Having been going for more than 30 years, the Dreamboys tour show is now more popular than ever. Every year the tour gets bigger, this year we are doing 129 dates which is huge.”

But what does he put the show’s success down to? “I believe our success is down to a number of factors. Firstly, we have really ramped up the level of choreography within the show over the past decade. I think people often have this vision of male strippers awkwardly stumbling about as they rip their t-shirts off. Our tour couldn’t be further from this!


“We offer a slick, highly produced, premium dance show that happens to feature muscle bound men who tease their way through routines. This is reflected in the talented team we employ. In fact, the show this year has been choreographed by Jordan Darrell who formerly danced with Rita Ora.

“Second, there has been a big shift in the way we see female sexuality, and women feeling confident in owning their own desires. Films like Magic Mike have helped to make male stripping more mainstream, and women are now more open and at ease with expressing themselves. This means more women are coming with their friends in droves, ready to have one night of fun and excitement.”

Who is the show’s typical audience?

“Our show actually has something for everyone and our audiences vary greatly. They are predominantly female but we are getting more and more guys coming to enjoy the show which is great.

“Age wise, we have everyone from those in their early twenties all the way to grans in their eighties.”

Tickets for the Dreamboys 2017 UK Tour at the Towngate start from £22.50.

To book, call the box office on 01268 465 465.