NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Fat Friends the Musical

Full casting has been confirmed for the upcoming world premiere of Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends the Musical, which embarks on a UK tour from the 7th November. Premiering at the Leeds Grand Theatre from the 7th November, it has been announced that Natasha Hamilton(Atomic Kitten) will take on the role of Julia, Kevin Kennedy (Coronation Street) stars as… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Flintoff to Make Stage Debut in Fat Friends the Musical

The cricketer will play the role of Kevin as part of the UK tour of the musical.  It has been confirmed that the former England cricket captain will be joining the previously announced Jodie Prenger and Sam Bailey in the new production touring the UK from November. Andrew Flintoff will be playing Kevin Chadwick opposite the previously… Read More

NEWS: Sam Bailey and Elaine C Smith Join Cast of UK Tour of Fat Friends the Musical

Further casting has been announced for the upcoming UK tour of Fat Friends the Musical.  Joining the previously announced Jodie Prenger in Nick Lloyd Webber’s musical based on Kay Mellor’s award winning TV drama will be Sam Bailey and Elaine C Smith who will be sharing the role of Betty in the production. Fat Friends The… Read More

REVIEW: Shirley Valentine, New Victoria Theatre

Jodie Prenger makes a perfect Shirley in this one woman play about rediscovering yourself and regaining a sense of freedom, told in a lively production.  Many people who have heard of Shirley Valentine will recall the 1989 film starring Pauline Collins and Tom Conti, but Glen Walford’s touchingly funny and poignant production will still please… Read More

NEWS: Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends to Tour the Musical to Tour the UK

Based on the hit television series, Fat Friends is being transformed into a brand new stage musical written and directed by Kay Mellor.  Featuring original music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber, Fat Friends the Musical will premiere at the Leeds Grand Theatre on the 7th November, before embarking on a UK tour – details of which… Read More

NEWS: National Tour for Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine Announced

Directed by Glen Walford and starring Jodie Prenger, this new production of Willy Russell’s classic story will celebrate the play’s 30th anniversary.  Opening on the 2nd March 2017 at Bromley Churchill Theatre, this new UK tour will also visit:Birmingham Alexandra Theatre, New Victoria Theatre, Richmond Theatre, Milton Keynes Theatre, Leeds Grand Theatre and Bath, Theatre Royal, continuing to… Read More

REVIEW: Tell Me on a Sunday, New Victoria Theatre

Jodie Prenger is exquisite in this stylish production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s musical.  Telling the story of one woman’s up and down love life through song is a simple but as in in Paul Foster’s production effective way of getting to know the character through the way she expresses herself. The role… Read More

Full Tour Dates Announced for Tell Me on a Sunday

It has been announced that the Watermill production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical Tell Me on a Sunday will be heading on a UK tour in 2016.  The production, starring Jodie Prenger, will appear at the Watermill Theatre in Bagnor from the 28th January to the 20th February 2016, before embarking… Read More