Full casting announced for 10th anniversary Dreamboats and Petticoats UK Tour

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 opens at Theatre Royal Windsor on 25th January before embarking on a nationwide tour.

laurence-marks-maurice-gran-710x420Written 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.
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 and Stephanie Hackett as ASM/Swing

Venues and where to purchase tickets

25 January – 4 February                                               Box Office: 01753 853 888
Theatre Royal Windsor                                                  Website: theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk

6 – 11 February                                                                Box Office: 023 9282 8282
Southsea Kings Theatre                                                Website: kingsportsmouth.co.uk

13 – 18 February                                                              Box Office: 029 2087 8889
Cardiff New Theatre                                                       Website: newtheatrecardiff.co.uk

20 – 25 February                                                             Box Office: 0844 871 7607
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre                                     Website: atgtickets.com

27 February – 4 March                                                Box Office: 0844 871 3019
Palace Theatre Manchester                                        Website: atgtickets.com

6 – 11 March                                                                     Box Office: 01322 220000
Dartford Orchard Theatre                                            Website: orchardtheatre.co.uk

13 – 18 March                                                                    Box Office: 01642 552663
Billingham Forum Theatre                                            Website: forumtheatrebillingham.co.uk

20 – 25 March                                                                  Box Office: 01322 220000
Southport Theatre                                                          Website: atgtickets.com

27 March – 1 April                                                          Box Office: 01246 345 222
Chesterfield Winding Wheel                                       Website: chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

3 April – 8 April                                                              Box Office: 01242 572573
The Everyman Theatre Cheltenham                        Website: www.everymantheatre.org.uk

10 – 15 April                                                                      Box Office: 0844 871 7649
Stoke Regent Theatre                                                    Website: atgtickets.com

18 – 22 April                                                                     Box Office: 0844 871 3024
York Grand Opera House                                              Website: atgtickets.com

24 – 29 April                                                                     Box Office: 0844 856 1111
Blackpool Opera House                                                 Website: wintergardensblackpool.co.uk

2 – 6 May                                                                            Box Office: 0844 871 3011
Birmingham Alexandra Theatre                                 Website: atgtickets.com

8 – 13 May                                                                          Box Office: 0844 871 3014
Edinburgh Playhouse                                                     Website: atgtickets.com

12 – 17 June                                                                       Box Office: 0844 871 7648
Glasgow Kings Theatre                                                  Website: atgtickets.com

19 – 24 June                                                                      Box Office: 0844 871 3022
Sunderland Empire Theatre                                        Website: atgtickets.com

26 June – 1 July                                                                 Box Office: 0114 249 6000
Sheffield Lyceum                                                             Website sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

3 – 8 July                                                                              Box Office: 0844 871 7652
Milton Keynes Theatre                                                  Website: atgtickets.com

10 – 15 July                                                                        Box Office: 0844 848 2700
Leeds Grand Theatre                                                     Website: leedsgrandtheatre.com

17 – 22 July                                                                       Box Office: 0844 871 3023
Torquay Princess Theatre                                             Website: atgtickets.com

24 – 29 July                                                                        Box Office: 0844 871 3012
Bristol Hippodrome Theatre                                        Website: atgtickets.com

31 July – 5 August                                                            Box Office: 0844 871 3017
Liverpool Empire Theatre                                             Website: atgtickets.com

7 – 12 August                                                                    Box Office: 01603 630000
Norwich Theatre Royal                                                  Website: theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

22 – 26 August                                                                Box Office: 02380 711811
Southampton Mayflower Theatre                            Website: mayflower.org.uk

28 August – 2 September                                             Box Office: 01702 351135
Southend Cliffs Pavilion                                                Website: southendtheatres.org.uk

 

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