Captain Sandy LIVE to premiere at London’s Lyric Theatre in May

Captain Sandy LIVE is to premiere in the West End at the Lyric Theatre in May.

Captain Sandy – the undeniable star of the smash hit reality series Below Deck Med – will be docking in London’s glittering West End for one night only.

New Frame Productions presents the world premiere of Captain Sandy LIVE on 16 May 2022 at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue.

Riyadh Khalaf, broadcaster, author, BBC Sounds podcast host, 2020 Celebrity MasterChef champion and LGBTQ+ activist will host the show.

“You call me Captain… Captain Sandy” Captain Sandy is one of the most recognisable Reality TV stars of the past ten years. She has taken part in five seasons of Below Deck Mediterranean and has accrued a huge fan base in the UK and throughout the world. Below Deck and Below Deck Mediterranean became increasingly popular during lockdown, with Season 5 receiving some of Bravo’s highest viewing figures to date. Captain Sandy has a growing fan base and now has over half a million followers on Instagram.

Captain Sandy LIVE promises to be an evening filled with laughs and salacious gossip. Discover everything you wanted to know about life at the helm. The stunning locations, the pinpoint precision parking and, of course, the never-ending drama.

Cast your questions to the Captain regarding her incredible career, how she beat cancer, survived a life-threatening bike crash and built an outstanding reputation as an elite class of superyacht captain.

Audiences will also be treated to a couple of musical numbers from Sandy’s partner, acclaimed Gospel singer Leah Rae (

Captain Sandy said: “I’m looking forward to connecting with the people of the UK! London is a city which I love and have visited several times to see live shows. It’s an absolute pleasure to be able to share with all of you how I made it from the streets to the top of my industry and I assure you there will be lots of laughs involved!”

Riyadh Khalaf added: “I’m so excited to interview the iconic Captain Sandy! The night is going to be packed with laughs, juicy gossip and a look into Sandy’s life as we haven’t seen it before. I’m a self-confessed Captain Sandy superfan so the audience can be guaranteed that no stone will be left unturned. We will dig into some behind the scenes secrets from the show, her personal life, her career before Below Deck Mediterranean and stories from a life at sea!”

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About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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