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DREAMBOATS & PETTICOATS #Cast @edinplayhouse 8-13 May

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FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR OF DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS

 Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical returns to celebrate 10 years of the multi-million selling albums that inspired the Olivier Award nominated musical. The show will be at The Edinburgh Playhouse from the 8th – 13th May.

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Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, the writers behind TV classics ‘Goodnight Sweetheart’, ‘Birds of a Feather’, ‘The New Statesmen’ and ‘Shine On Harvey Moon’, the show features classic tracks from Roy Orbison, The Shadows, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury, and many more. Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical is produced by Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield in association with Universal Music. Tickets are now on sale.

Set in 1961, emotions are running high as young musicians Norman and Bobby compete to win a national song writing competition – and, more importantly, the attention of the gorgeous Sue! But when Bobby discovers that shy Laura is no slouch on the piano, love and rock‘n’roll fame beckons.

The dazzling success of the first five albums in the Dreamboats and Petticoats series sent the message loud and clear. With over 4 million copies sold and several weeks at the Number One spot in the compilation charts, the Great British public were saying that they didn’t just want to listen to pure nostalgia: they’d love to see it as well.
Inspired by the smash hit multi-million selling CD albums Dreamboats and Petticoats One, Two, Three, Four and Five, the West End sell-out sensation Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical features some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock ‘n’ Roll era. These include Let’s Dance, To Know Him Is To Love Him, Shaking All Over, Bobby’s Girl, Little Town Flirt, Only Sixteen, Runaround Sue, Happy Birthday Sweet 16, Let It Be Me, Great Pretender, C’mon Everybody, Let’s Twist Again and many more hits from music’s golden era!


The full cast includes:

Jimmy Johnston as Phil/Older Bobby

Alistair Higgins as Bobby

Alistair Hill as Norman

Elizabeth Carter as Laura

Laura Darton as Sue

Gracie Johnson as Donna

David Luke as Ray

Henry Alexander as Colin

Jay Osborne as Richard

Rob Gathercole  as Jeremy

Lauren Chinery as Babs

Josh Tye as Derek

Sheridan Lloyd as Andy

Billy Stookes as Barry

Mike Lloyd as Frank/Slugger

Chloe Edwards-Woods as Daisy/Brenda

Alan Howell as Eric

Stephanie Hackett as ASM/Swing

The Creative team includes:

Produced by Bill Kenwright

Directed by Bob Tomson

Choreographed by Carole Todd

Designed by Sean Cavanagh

Sound Designed by Dan Samson

Lighting Designed by Tim Oliver

Executive Producer Brian Berg
For more information please visit Kenwright.com

DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS 2017 UK TOUR

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