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REVIEW: Fat Friends The Musical - King's Theatre, Glasgow

Based on Kay Mellor’s 2000 TV Show about the lives of the members of a Leeds slimming club, Fat Friends has now had the musical theatre treatment. 528 more words

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Fat Friends

20/04/18

Edinburgh Playhouse

There’s a lot to like about Fat Friends, not least its cast of disparate characters, whose lives are all dominated – in one way or another – by the slimming club that some of them attend. 406 more words

Theatre

Fat Friends - The Musical

Kay Mellor is a prolific writer of populist TV drama and Fat Friends was one of her early successes, running to four series over five years. 459 more words

Theatre

Review: Fat Friends the Musical at the Orchard Theatre

On paper, Fat Friends the Musical ticks all the boxes: a nostalgic revival of a much-loved TV series, written by the show’s original creator Kay Mellor; a heart-warming story about loving yourself and your body no matter what you weigh; and a starry cast featuring stage and screen favourites that include Jodie Prenger, Sam Bailey and Kevin Kennedy. 594 more words

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Review: Fat Friends the musical. Nottingham Theatre Royal.

Based on Kay Mellor’s popular ITV show, Fat Friends the Musical seems a natural extension of that series, featuring larger than life characters. Set in Headingley, Leeds, it follows the lives of several members of a local slimming club in their attempts – or lack of attempts – to lose weight. 536 more words

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Fat Friends the Musical

Opening Night verdict ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

It’s clear from the moment the curtain raises revealing a row of lycra clad bottoms that writer Kay Mellor’s intention is to deliver belly laughs and plenty of them. 484 more words

Musical Theatre

Nottingham Theatre Royal. Fat Friends. Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff to star for first five perfs.

Following his stage debut in November 2017 at the Leeds Grand Theatre, Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff will star in Fat Friends – the Musical at the Theatre Royal Nottingham for the first five performances, from Monday 26 to Thursday 29 March 2018. 590 more words

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