A THEATRE show celebrating the life and music of rock legend Bob Dylan will roll into the city next month.

The Bob Dylan Story includes all the classic hits penned by the Nobel Prize-winning songwriter from The Times They Are A-Changin’, Blowin’ In The Wind and Mr Tambourine Man through to Like A Rolling Stone and Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door along with some of the fascinating stories behind the songs.

Supported by a backing band, the show takes the audience back to the 1960s, era of Vietnam, anti-war and civil rights protests.

The show charts Dylan's journey from revered protest singer to provocative rock n roll star to virtual recluse and back again, all in the space of a few short years.

“We wanted to give Dylan’s many fans the opportunity to hear the songs as they remember them, all in one sitting” explains Bill Lennon, who plays the main man in the show.

“Although many of Dylan’s songs were hits for other artists, from Hendrix’s All Along The Watchtower right up to Adele’s Make You Feel My Love, we remain true to the original versions.

“We are confident the show will have people digging out their old vinyl to sustain the nostalgia just that little bit longer".

The show, produced by 4th Street Entertainment Ltd, appears at Durham Gala on Friday, June 9 at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £18, or £17 for concessions, available from the box office on 03000 266 600 or durhamgala.co.uk.