'Totally Tina' is simply the best

Come shake a tail feather when the UK’s original, award-winning Tina Turner tribute, Justine Riddoch, and her talented cast visit Arbroath’s Webster Theatre later this month.

By
Mark Dowie
Monday, 6th February 2023, 7:00am
'Totally Tina' is simply the best

When Tina burst onto the scene, she won the hearts of music fans from the outset, creating a fearsome reputation for her live performances – and those never-ending legs!

Early hits River Deep – Mountain High, Proud Mary and Nutbush City Limits were just a taste of what was to come. We Don’t Need Another Hero, Simply the Best, What’s Love Got to Do With It, I Don’t Wanna Lose You and When the Heartache is Over propelled her to stadium concert stardom.

Supported by her super-talented band and dazzling dancing girls in sequins, feathers and diamonds, Justine is the ultimate Tina with the looks, the moves and the voice.

Justine admits she has been observing her beloved muse from the start; constantly honing her homage to the legend herself with passion and an unrivalled attention to detail, to deliver the most authentic recreation of the rock and roll Queen’s live performances.

She said: “Having been told on many occasions that I sounded like Tina, I decided to take the plunge and then spent hours familiarising myself with her life story and scrutinising video footage to watch mannerisms and body movements.

"We always add our own personality to the Show each year; the element of surprise keeps things fresh, but my ultimate aim is to remain faithful to a Tina Turner live concert paying tribute to her career, and bring the best version of this amazing woman; her voice, her passion and even her legs, to her many fans.”

The show is designed to make the audience feel that the legendary performer is right back in front of them and is a heady mix of nostalgia and surprise with all the favourite Tina Turner hits, her best duets, much-loved covers and the odd twist in the tale.

‘Totally Tina’ will be at The Webster for one night only on Thursday, February 23 and tickets are available from TicketSource. Doors open at 6.45pm with the show start time at 7.30pm.

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