Here comes the sequel to Dreamboats and Petticoats.
And the big question is - what happened to ‘Bobby & Laura’ and ‘Norman & Sue’?
Set against the burning bright lights of the 1960s and a world finally shaking off austerity and waking up to new possibilities - all the answers are here.
It’s 1963. Bobby and Laura’s first single Dreamboats and Petticoats went to the top of the charts – but they haven’t been able to repeat that success with any further records.
Norman and Sue have settled down to non-marital bliss – and a baby! But Ray and Donna seem blissfully happy…
The advent of the Beatles and the Merseyside sound is inspirational.
But will it inspire Bobby and Laura to have one more shot at stardom – Norman to “get off the drains” and find that singing voice he has longed for, and Ray to realise his ambition and manage a really top pop act?
All will be revealed in this follow up with the same wit, charm, and great songs as “Dreamboats and Petticoats”. Many of the songs are from the next period in pop history…
The musical is directed by Bill Kenwright and includes the hit songs A Picture of You, All I Have To Do Is Dream, Do You Love Me? Handy Man, It’s In His Kiss, It’s My Party, Hippy Hippy Shake, When Will I Be Loved and stacks more.
It is adapted from a book by prolific writing force Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, who are famous for television classics like Birds of a Feather, The New Statesman and Goodnight Sweetheart.
The cast is Elizabeth Carter (Laura), Alex Beaumont (Bobby), Ross William Wild (Norman), David Luke (Ray - Understudy Bobby), Louise Olley (Sue), Anna Campkin (Donna), Alan Howell (Tony - Understudy Norman), Will Tierney (Joe - Understudy Tony & Ray), Mike Kantola (Colin), Sheriden Lloyd (Andy), Chris Coxon (Richard), Damien Walsh (Barry), Josef Pitura-Riley (Jeremy), Josh Tye (Derek), Charlotte Peak (Muriel), Chloe Edwards Wood (Jodie).
We have six pairs of tickets to give away in our competition. See opposite.
lThe show arrives at the Victoria Theatre on April 27 for a week until May 2. For tickets contact the box office on 01422 351158, or go to www.victoriatheatre.co.uk
How to Enter
Together with the producers of Dreamboats and Miniskirts and the Victoria Theatre, My Week is offering six lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets for the opening night performance (April 27)of this wonderful show in our free to enter competition
All you have to do is answer the following question
Q. At which Liverpool club did The Beatles first find fame.
a) The Cliff
b) The Cave
c) The Cavern
Send your answer on an email to firstname.lastname@example.org marked up Dreamboats or by post to Tim Worsnop, Features Editor, Halifax Courier, The Fire Station, Dean Clough Mills, Halifax, HX3 5AX. Please include a daytime telephone number.
The closing date for entry is Friday, April 10. The winners will be informed the following week.
The usual Johnston Press rules apply.