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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


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


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


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


Shirley Valentine (UK Tour) Review


Shirley Valentine – Jodie Prenger

Venue: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Date: Wednesday 25th October 2017 507 more words


Full casting announced for Fat Friends the Musical

The first image of the Fat Friends the Musical family has been released, as full casting for Kay Mellor’s new musical is unveiled. Fat Friends the Musical… 887 more words