The musical based on the film is set to head out on tour from June this year.

In an announcement made through Saturday Night Takeaway, the company of the West End production confirmed plans for the show to return for a UK tour from June.

It has been confirmed that the tour is scheduled to open on the 21st June at the Leeds Grand Theatre before visiting Sheffield Lyceum, Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Wolverhampton Grand, New Victoria Woking, Manchester Palace, Glasgow King’s, Southampton Mayflower, Edinburgh Playhouse, Aylesbury Waterside, Venue Cymru Llandudno, Bristol Hippodrome, New Wimbledon, Liverpool Empire, Sunderland Empire and Alexandra Birmingham. Further dates have yet to be announced as has casting for the production.

Based on the 1980 film, Dolly Parton’s musical features a book by Patricia Resnick, choreography by Lisa Stevens, design by Tom Rogers, lighting design by Howard Hudson, sound design by Poti Martin, video by Nina Dunn, musical supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Mark Crossland, musical direction by Andrew Hilton and casting by Anne Vosser.

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