visit the BID members section


Shane Ritchie comes to The Apex...

Actor, comedian, singer and presenter, Shane Richie will bring his all-round brand of entertainment to The Apex on 15 October.

Shane began his professional career as a bluecoat entertainer in Pontins holiday camps whilst still a teenager. He progressed to the live stand up circuit and received a nomination for best new stand-up at the inaugural British Comedy Awards. After anchoring several game shows, he moved into mainstream presenting with ‘Caught In The Act’, ‘Win, Lose Or Draw’, ‘The Shane Richie Experience’ (later revamped as ‘Love Me Do’) and ‘Lucky Numbers’. He also replaced Danny Baker in the 'doorstep challenge' adverts for Daz detergent – and he had earlier replaced Baker as host of ‘Win, Lose Or Draw’.

Richie was a great success in musicals - including the 1970s-based ‘Boogie Nights’ and a London production of ‘Grease’ - so tried branching out into other types of singing and acting. He released two albums, and almost scored a Number 1 with his Children In Need single, a cover version of George Michael's "I'm Your Man".

Shane is probably best known for his character Alfie Moon in ‘Eastenders’. The role won him numerous awards, including Best Male European Actor at the Rose D'or Festival and National Television Award for Most Popular Actor in 2005.

Light-hearted and warm, Shane is one of the national's best-loved stars, and continues to entertain audiences all over the country. Tonight Shane unleashes his musical passion as he and his band play the greatest hits of the 1980s, complete with his usual comedy banter and anecdotes.

Opening this very special evening is Donovan Blackwood, lead singer from 1980s band Heatwave. Donovan Blackwood has made various TV appearances and his voice has been used by the likes of Mica Paris and Tina Turner. If you like your soul delivered with class and a smile then Donovan Blackwood is your man!

Shane Ritchie and his band play at The Apex on Saturday 15 October at 7.30pm. Tickets are £26.50. For more information, or to book, call the Box Office on 01284 758000, or visit


Telephone 01284 758000

Email Click here to email

Website click here to visit

Address 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds
IP33 3FD

Opening Hours Box office opening times: Mon-Sat 10.00-17.00 Sun Closed


Looking for something to do?

Here's 'Our' pick of the Entertainment...

Bury Town Football Club

Bury Town Football Club play at Ram Meadow on Cotton Lane in Bury St Edmunds.


Coral is a leading bookmaker and the ideal place to go for all your betting and gaming needs

Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal is one of Britain's most significant theatre buildings and the last surviving Regency playhouse in the country

The Apex

Music and business venue situated in the heart of arc shopping centre

View all >>

Our Bury St Edmunds tweets ...

Follow us on twitter >>

Early Riser Deal

Customers can receive a regular hot drink and pastry to take away for £3.25, or £3.80 to upgrade to a large.


Masterclass Parties

The masterclasses include your own mixology expert, a personalised Bellini on arrival, introduction and sampling of different styles of cocktail making, get the chance to make a cocktail of your choice.


Free Family Law Health check

Free diagnostic check with a Gross & Co expert for advice on issues with: Grandparents, unmarried couples, separation, divorce, premarital agreement.


2nd Floor, 2 Woolhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LA   01284 766258