BAT OUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL Will Return to Tour the UK in January 2025

Performances begin on 6 January 2025 at Edinburgh Playhouse.

By: Jun. 24, 2024
BAT OUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL Will Return to Tour the UK in January 2025
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Following a successful UK, Ireland and International tour from 2021 - 2023 the Award-winning Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical, featuring Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf's greatest hits, will return to tour the UK in 2025, with performances beginning on 6 January 2025 at Edinburgh Playhouse, running through to 20 September 2025 in Northampton.


Inspired by the spectacular arena tour of Australia and New Zealand, this reimagined show promises to be a thrilling experience, featuring a dynamic eight-piece rock band on stage and sprawling multi-level platforms that will transport you through the diverse worlds of Bat Out of Hell, from Raven's bedroom to the depths of the Lost's underground domains.


Returning to the cast are Glenn Adamson (We Will Rock You, London Coliseum, Bat Boy in concert, London Palladium) as Strat, Katie Tonkinson (Bonnie and Clyde, UK & Ireland Tour) as Raven and original leading cast members Rob Fowler (MAMMA MIA!, UK & International tour, Tanz Der Vampire Das Musical, German tour) as Falco and Sharon Sexton (MAMMA MIA!, UK & International tour, Billy Elliot The Musical) as Sloane.


Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical wowed critics and public alike when it played limited seasons at Manchester Opera House, London Coliseum and London's Dominion Theatre. The musical also had successful runs in Canada, Germany and New York, a residency in Las Vegas and the international tour took the show to the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. Bat Out of Hell – The Musical won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards and was nominated for 8 WhatsOnStage Awards, including Best New Musical.


Bat Out of Hell became one of the best-selling albums in history, selling over 68 million copies worldwide.  16 years after the release of the original album, Steinman scored again with Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, which contained the massive hit I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That).

For the stage musical, the legendary and award-winning Jim Steinman incorporated iconic songs from the Bat Out of Hell albums, including You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth, Bat Out of Hell, I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) and Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad, as well as the previously unreleased song What Part of My Body Hurts the Most.


As the Lost boys and girls flee into the tunnels below the city from its ruler Falco, his teenage daughter Raven locks eyes with fearless leader of the Lost, the immortal Strat, and the immensity of their love-at-first-sight-obsessions threaten to destroy both of their families. Experience the thrill of the electrifying songs of Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf's epic collaboration: “Bat Out of Hell.”


Bat Out of Hell - The Musical has book, music and lyrics by Jim Steinman, direction by Jay Scheib, with musical supervision and additional arrangements by Michael Reed, additional choreography by Xena Gusthart, set and costume design by Jon Bausor, original costume designs by Meentje Nielsen, original wig designs by Linda McKnight, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestration by Steve Sidwell, original casting by David Grindrod CDG and casting by Anne Vosser.


The West End & UK Tour of Bat Out of Hell – The Musical is produced by Michael Cohl, Tony Smith & David Sonenberg with executive producer Julian Stoneman.

Tour Dates

6 – 11 January                                  
Edinburgh Playhouse

13 – 18 January                                
Portsmouth Kings Theatre

20 – 25 January                                
Liverpool Empire Theatre

27 January – 1 February                  
Bromley, Churchill Theatre

3 – 8 February                                  
Cardiff New Theatre

10 – 22 February                              
Birmingham The Alexandra

25 February – 8 March                     
Manchester Palace                        

10 – 15 March                                   
Aberdeen His Majesty's Theatre

17 – 22 March                                   
Peterborough New Theatre

31 March – 5 April                            
Cheltenham Everyman

7 – 19 April                                        
Glasgow King's Theatre


21 – 26 April                                      
Leeds Grand Theatre                                                 
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5 – 10 May                                        
Woking New Victoria Theatre


12 – 17 May                                      
Plymouth Theatre Royal


21 May – 7 June                               
London Peacock Theatre


9 – 14 June                                       
Leicester Curve                                                       
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16 – 28 June                                     
Milton Keynes Theatre                         
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21 – 26 July                                      
Wycombe Swan                                                 

4 – 9 August                                      
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

18 – 23 August                                  
Sunderland Empire

25 – 30 August                                 
Dartford Orchard Theatre                                   
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1 – 13 September                             
Bristol Hippodrome                                                         

15 – 20 September                           
Northampton Royal & Derngate                                                 
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