The World’s No.1 Celebration of The Dubliners Announces New UK Tour For 2025

The World’s No.1 Celebration of The Dubliners Announces New UK Tour For 2025

Seven Drunken Nights:  The Story of The Dubliners,the world’s No.1 celebration of Ireland’s most iconic band, will return to UK theatres in 2025 for its biggest and best ever tour.

Direct from the West End and having sold out venues worldwide, including multiple shows in Dublin, where it all began for The Dubliners back in 1962, the 2025 UK tour of Seven Drunken Nights will feature an all-new production, boasting the show’s most lavish set to-date.

In partnership with Tourism Ireland and in association with the legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s – the iconic venue where The Dubliners first began performing together – Seven Drunken Nights is a spectacular tale that celebrates Ireland’s favourite musical sons in authentic style.

Steeped in song, story and revelry, this critically acclaimed production tells the incredible story of the group’s 50-years career, invoking the spirit of the great Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, John Sheahan, Ciaran Bourke and Jim McCann.

Renowned as the ultimate feel-good Irish show, Seven Drunken Nights is so much more than a celebration of The Dubliners. Driven by a hugely talented cast of outstanding musicians and singers, the show stars its charismatic writer and director Ged Graham, whose narration warmly guides the audience through stunning performances of so many of the group’s celebrated classics, including The Irish Rover, The Leaving of Liverpool, Belle of Belfast City, Dirty Old Town, The Banks of the Rose, Star of the County Down and The Town I Love So Well.

Now in its eighth year, the extensive UK tour of Seven Drunken Nights will begin in Newark on 1st March 2025 and end on 25th May in Clacton, and includes a date at Manchester’s Opera House on 17th March (St. Patrick’s Day) and the Dominion Theatre in London on 23rd March.  

Tickets are on sale now, available from all venues and  

Recognised by fans of The Dubliners’ as one of the group’s biggest champions, Dublin-born Ged Graham said, “Performing the music of The Dubliners around the world truly is a real privilege for everyone involved with the Seven Drunken Nights show. The connection we’ve built with the audience over the years is incredible; they know we’re keeping the iconic music of The Dubliners alive with the same passion that they have for it. I think it’s why the show has become the world’s biggest celebration of The Dubliners over the past decade.”

In addition to glowing reviews, Seven Drunken Nights has also received praise from the families of The Dubliners. Ged said, “It was very nerve-racking meeting relatives of The Dubliners, as I didn’t know how they would react. But meeting Luke Kelly’s brother, Paddy, early on during the first tour was just brilliant. He and his family have been so supportive of the show. Likewise, Barney McKenna’s sister came to see the show when we toured Ireland and was very complimentary of how we told the story. Their support means so much to everyone involved with the show.”

The 2025 tour of Seven Drunken Nights follows a record-breaking year for the show, spending 42 weeks on the road to perform over 300 shows around the world. Such success has been a life-changing experience for Ged, who said, “The music of The Dubliners was the soundtrack to me growing up in an Irish family. Every Sunday my Dad would put on his Dubliners records and our home would be filled with this incredible sound. For me every night on stage is like stepping back to my childhood and being eleven years old again. It’s genuinely a labour of love and, as a fan of The Dubliners, it’s the greatest privilege.”

Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners will play the following dates across the UK in 2025:


01        Newark           Palace Theatre

02        Lichfield         Garrick Theatre

03        Lichfield         Garrick Theatre

05        Potters Bar      Wyllyotts Centre

06        Chatham          Central Theatre

07        Dunstable        Grove Theatre

09        Stockton          Globe Theatre

10        Buxton            Opera House

11        Ayr                  The Gaiety Theatre

12        Perth                Concert Hall

14        Glasgow          Concert Hall

15        Aberdeen        Tivoli Theatre

16        Edinburgh       Usher Hall

17        Manchester      Opera House

20        Sheffield         City Hall

22        Swindon          Wyvern Theatre

23        London           Dominion Theatre

25        Birmingham    Alexandra

28        Bradford         St George’s Hall

29        Scunthorpe      Baths Hall      

30        Leicester          De Montford Hall


01        Epsom             Playhouse

02        Redditch         Palace Theatre

03        Bridgwater      McMillan Theatre

04        Bromley          Churchill Theatre

05        Southend         Cliffs Pavilion

08        Woking           New Victoria Theatre

09        Folkstone        Leas Cliff Hall

10        Stevenage        Gordon Craig Theatre

11        Lowestoft       Marina Theatre

12        Hull                 City Hall

13        Sunderland      Empire

16        Coventry         Belgrade

17        Ipswich           Regent Theatre

18        Skegness         Embassy Theatre

19        Ramsgate        Granville Theatre

20        Northampton   Royal & Derngate

22        Lincoln            New Theatre Royal

23        Basildon          Towngate Theatre

24        Crawley           The Hawth

25        Blackpool        Grand Theatre

26        Worthing         Pavilion

27        Aylesbury        Waterside

29        Taunton           Brewhouse


01        Swansea          Grand Theatre

05        Cromer            Cromer Pier & Theatre (5.00pm show)

07        Hayes              Beck Theatre

08        Kings Lynn     Corn Exchange

09        Doncaster        Cast

10        Wimbledon     New Wimbledon Theatre

13        Southport        The Atkinson

14        Southport        The Atkinson

15        Poole               Lighthouse

17        Tewkesbury     Roses Theatre (matinee)

17        Tewkesbury     Roses Theatre (evening)

18        Cardiff                        New Theatre

20        Dartford          Orchard West

21        Oxford                        New Theatre

22        Llandudno      Venue Cymru

23        Shrewsbury     Theatre Severn

24        Portsmouth      Kings Theatre

25        Clacton            West Cliff Theatre




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