With any mid-season ride opening, theme parks make a special effort to ensure that guests still attend prior to the opening of the new headliner. Up until the opening of The Big One, the Pleasure Beach cheekily accepted Alton Towers vouchers and used Alton Towers‘ Nemesis ride name in their marketing.
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Although sometimes referred to as 'The Alton Towers Music', the piece is actually called 'In the Hall of the Mountain King'. It was composed by Edvard Grieg in 1875.