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9 to 5 The Musical is now showing in the West End

Here's what the critics are saying about Dolly Parton’s hit Broadway transfer.

Based on the film of the same name, 9 to 5 The Musical is now showing at the Savoy Theatre, London from for a strictly limited run until 31 August.

Featuring a score by country legend and pop icon Dolly Parton and a book by Patricia Resnick – the original film’s legendary screenwriter – 9 to 5 The Musical tells the story of three friends and workmates who try to overthrow their tyrannical boss by concocting a plan to kidnap him and turn the tables.

Here’s what the critics are saying:

“Packed with laughs as big as Dolly’s personality.” ***** – Kelly Allen, Daily Mirror
“Hilarious slapstick comedy.” ***** – Ed Gleave, Daily Express
“Full of both wit and grit.” **** – Mark Shenton, London Theatre
“A willfully preposterous crowd-pleaser.” **** – Alice Saville, Time Out
“Feelgood feminist classic shows who’s boss.” – Dominic Maxwell, The Times

Starring Louise Redknapp, Amber Davies, Natalie McQueen and Brian Conley, this hilarious new West End production is about teaming up, standing up and taking care of business!

Louise Redknapp most recently starred as Sally Bowles in the national tour of Cabaret and, in 2016, reached the final of BBC One’s hit series Strictly Come Dancing. Amber Davies graduated in 2016 with a Diploma in Musical Theatre from the Urdang Academy; her credits whilst training include Bring It On, My Favourite Year and Memphis. Last year, Amber was the winner of the hit ITV reality series Love Island.

Natalie McQueen is currently appearing in the West End as Lauren in Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre; her other credits include Murder Ballad at the Arts Theatre, Wicked at the Apollo Victoria and Les Misérables at the Palace Theatre. Brian Conley’s many West End credits include Edna Turnblad in Hairspray at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium, the title role in Jolson at the Victoria Palace and Bill in Me and My Girl at the Adelphi Theatre.

Dolly Parton, who wrote the music for the show, is the most honoured female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified Gold, Platinum, and multi-Platinum awards, she has had 26 songs reach No.1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. She has 41 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career-charted singles over the past 40 years.


Tickets for 9 to 5 The Musical are on sale now. Get yours via Ticketmaster.co.uk

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