Pretty Vacant - The Story of Punk and New Wave

9 March 2025 Dominion Theatre

A yellow background features a black and pink illustration with the words Pretty Vacant in large letters. Below it says The Story of Punk & New Wave. The illustration includes a safety pin, a mohawk, a crown, and a clock resembling Big Ben.

Pretty Vacant is coming to the Dominion Theatre next year!

Bringing to life iconic punk songs and legends the riotous new show Pretty Vacant is heading on tour this winter and is coming to the London Dominion Theatre.  Joining the previously announced show as the Narrator is Coronation Street star Kevin Kennedy. Taking audiences on a nostalgic journey from the beginnings of punk in the 1970s, to is later movements in the 80s and 90s, this high energy, punk rock show tells the story of a music genre that changed the world for ever.

The tour opens in Hereford at The Courtyard Wednesday 22 January 2025, calling at Tewkesbury, Lincoln, Darlington, Shrewsbury, Edinburgh, Southport, Lichfield, Doncaster, Peterborough, Leicester, Epsom, New Brighton, Manchester, Hull, Bradford, Sheffield, Northampton, Cardiff, Chatham, Poole, Portsmouth, Weston-Super-Mare, Ipswich, Scunthorpe, Gateshead, Dundee, Glasgow, Llandudno, Derry, Armagh, Dublin, Belfast, Birmingham, Reading, Basildon, Stoke On Trent and London Dominion Theatre on 9th March 2025.

Kevin Kennedy, who was in Paris Valentinos with Johnny Marr and Andy Rourke, who later formed The Smiths – brings his real-world band experience to this epic punk show. Kennedy is best known for his role as Curly Watts in Coronation Street, and his stage career including We Will Rock You and Rock of Ages on the West End.

Narrator Kevin Kennedy comments, I’m so excited to be joining the cast of Pretty Vacant. When punk exploded on the scene in 1977, it truly was a revolution it changed our music, our fashion and every aspect of the arts! I witnessed it all… Let’s do it again… together.

Pretty Vacant will see Punk and New Wave hits, attitude and fashion brought to the stage by a talented cast of musicians, singers and dancers on a punk journey that will thrill audiences, from original punk fans to audiences new to the genre. Pretty Vacant will feature hits originally performed by The Sex Pistols, The Clash, Blondie, The Damned, Ramones, Buzzcocks, The Undertones, The Police, The Jame, Siouxsie and The Banshees, The Pretenders, Joy Division, The Stranglers and so many more on this incredible rollercoaster journey through Punk and New Wave!

Pretty Vacant – The Story of Punk and New Wave is THE stage show not to be missed.

Date: March 9th 2025

Venue: Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Rd, Fitzrovia, London W1T 7AQ

Tickets from £23: The Dominion Theatre |

Further Information: Pretty Vacant