2020 was a tough year for everyone, but it was particularly devastating for our theatres.

Hundreds of shows were cancelled and events at Wycombe Swan that were scheduled to take place before and including January 31 continue to be suspended.

But with the roll-out of a coronavirus vaccine underway, these are some of the productions that you can enjoy in 2021 - all being well.

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Jack Dee: Off The Telly kicks things off at the Wycombe Swan with his much-anticipated stand-up tour coming to town on March 16.

Star of TV sitcoms Bad Move, Lead Balloon and Josh, Jack also hosts the legendary Radio 4 show I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue. Additional credits include presenting Jack Dee’s Helpdesk on BBC Two, C4’s The Jack Dee Show, ITV’s Jack Dee’s Saturday Night, BBC’s Jack Dee’s Happy Hour and Jack Dee Live at the Apollo. “In fact,” explains Jack, “I’ve probably appeared in every TV show with my name in the title.”

Musical fans will be delighted to hear the award-winning feel-good show Hairspray is on at Wycombe Swan between March 29 and April 3, featuring the hit songs Welcome To The 60s, You Can’t Stop The Beat and more.

It tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, living in Baltimore in 1962. She is a big girl with big hair - and has an even bigger dream, to dance her way onto national TV and into the heart of teen idol Link Larkin.

For musical lovers Ansell’s Les Musicals is one to look out for later in the year as the live concert tour is the ultimate celebration of musical theatre.

The show, on September 29, includes hits from Les Miserables, Phantom Of The Opera, Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Greatest Showman and many more.

Two of the UK’s biggest bands Boyzone and Westlife come together for Boyzlife on April 13 - for the very first-time featuring Brian Mcfadden and Keith Duffy.

This specially adapted theatre production will include many of their greatest hits, the catalogue includes a record breaking 18 Number 1 singles and nine number 1 albums, and combined record sales of over 60 Million Units.

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Meanwhile, the world renowned TV show FRIENDS is coming to the stage in May. Ross, Chandler, Monica, Phoebe, Joey and Rachel are singing and dancing their way back into our hearts in Friends! The Musical Parody.

It’s a typical day at New York’s only coffee shop, Central Perk, until an unexpected runaway bride enters the picture and kicks the whole gang out of second gear.

In September, ‘I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here’ 2018 winner and football manager Harry Redknapp will be telling stories from his football days and his time in the jungle.

Another footballing hero Tony Adams will discusses his battle with alcoholism in Tony Adams: Sober Not Sombre at the Old Town Hall on May 25.

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ stars Craig Revel Horwood and Anton Du Beke both have shows discussing their lives as well as some ballroom dancing - with Anton gracing the stage on May 25 and Craig on April 28.

Anton is set to share tales and anecdotes providing some fascinating insights from across his prolific career as one of the UK’s leading dancers, authors and TV stars.

And Craig will reveal a wealth of backstage gossip with his trademark wit and candour, and give a very special performance of the music which has been the soundtrack to his career.

Gorka Marquez and Karen Hauer will also be hoping to finally bring their “seductive” and sultry new show Firedance to the Swan on March 9.

Featuring iconic songs including - In the Air Tonight, Sway, Bad Romance, Sweet Dreams, Relight My Fire, Bamboleo and many more.

Many tribute acts will hit the stage with Queen, Adele, Elvis, ABBA, Simon and Garfunkel, George Michael, and Whitney Houston just some of many artists that will have their songs played out on the Wycombe Swan stage throughout the year.

Liz Jones , the much-read columnist in the Mail on Sunday, with over 69 million readers around the world, will also hopefully be making her stage debut with her brand-new show ‘8 1/2 Stone... & Still Full of Issues’.

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Not known for mincing her words, she will enlighten you about the horrors of the world of high fashion; regale tales of what it’s like travelling the world in search of the perfect pedicure; corralling Hollywood stars to grace the magazine’s cover ; which Oscar winner needed air brushing to make her put on weight and which supermodel has cellulite.

Horrible Histories, Morgan and West and The Wizard of Oz will be on stage for some much-needed family entertainment to enjoy after a tough year.

Morgan and West will present captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics, and bonkers biology - with audience members tipped to expect explosive thrills, chemical spills and a risk assessment that gives their stage manager chills.

After a disappointing cancellation in 2020, Peter Pan is scheduled for this year’s Christmas panto with the show playing all month long in December and the final show scheduled for early 2022.

If comedy is your thing, comics such as John Bishop, Jimmy Carr, Sarah Millican, Alan Carr and many more will all be performing throughout the year at the Wycombe Swan too.

There is something for everyone on the stage this year.

For a full list of what’s on and to buy tickets, visit www.wycombeswan.co.uk.