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Footloose the Musical tour – full cast revealed

Joshua Dowen (Dogfight, Cool Rider) will step into the starring role of dance-hungry Ren McCormack in the new touring production of hit show Footloose the Musical. Launching at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 21 April, the production will feature Hannah Price as Ariel, the role she previously played on last year’s tour. Also joining the […]

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Footloose The Musical – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh and Touring

Footloose The Musical continues at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh until 20 February and then tours until 8 October. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ On the face of it, a musical based on the now-iconic 1984 film about a young city kid who moves to a small town, in which dancing and rock‘n’roll have been […]

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Footloose – The Musical UK tour heads to Blackpool

Footloose – The Musical is heading to Blackpool Opera House from 19 to 24 September as part of its major new UK tour. Based on the 1984 screen sensation starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose – The Musical tells the story of city boy Ren, who has to move to a rural backwater in America where dancing is banned. All hell breaks out as Ren […]

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Competition – win tickets to Footloose UK tour

Everybody ‘Cut Loose’ as the explosive Rock‘n’Roll musical Footloose bursts on to the stage in 2016. Based on the 1980s riveting screen sensation, which took the world by storm with its youthful spirit, dazzling dance and electrifying music, Footloose tells the story of city boy Ren who has to move to a rural backwater in […]

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Footloose tour – Maureen Nolan joins Gareth Gates in cast

Full casting has been announced today for hit musical Footloose – The Musical which will be back in 2016, touring the UK from January. Joining the previously announced Gareth Gates as Willard will be Maureen Nolan as Vi Moore. Maureen Nolan has been singing with her sisters since she was nine years old, when they became one of […]

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Footloose starring Gareth Gates begins touring in January 2016

TV and stage star Gareth Gates is the first key cast member to be confirmed for the new production of  Footloose the Musical which will begin touring the UK in January next year. Gates shot to fame in the original Pop Idol TV talent show before enjoying stage success in hit shows including Les Misérables, Legally Blonde […]

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Alison Jiear joins cast of Stiles and Drewe musical The Three Little Pigs

Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist and Olivier nominated actress Alison Jiear (as Mummy Pig) will join Simon Webbe (Blue, Strictly Come Dancing, Sister Act), Gareth Gates (Pop Idol, Dancing On Ice, Les Misérables), Leanne Jones (Hairspray) and Taofique Folarin (The Lion King, Avenue Q) in The Three Little Pigs, the brand new family musical from multi-award winning songwriting duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Stiles (music) and Drewe (book […]

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Stiles and Drewe new musical The Three Little Pigs – Simon Webbe and Gareth Gate star

Simon Webbe (Blue, Strictly Come Dancing, Sister Act), Gareth Gates (Pop Idol, Dancing On Ice, Les Misérables), Leanne Jones (Hairspray) and Taofique Folarin (The Lion King, Avenue Q) will star in The Three Little Pigs, the brand new family musical from multi-award winning songwriting duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Stiles (music) and Drewe (book and lyrics) put their own […]

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