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Photo Flash: First Look at Kay Mellor's FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL

Following the first performance of Kay Mellor's Fat Friends the Musical this week, the first production images have been released. Starring Freddie Flintoff, Sam Bailey, Jodie Prenger, Natasha Hamilton, Natalie Anderson and Kevin Kennedy, Fat Friends the Musical is showing in Leeds, home of the original TV series, until 2nd December ahead of extensive UK tour.

Check out the photos below!

Fat Friends, the award-winning TV drama has been adapted for the stage by its creator and one of the UK's most prolific writers, Kay Mellor. With original music and songs composed by Nicholas Lloyd Webber, Fat Friends - The Musical opened at Leeds Grand Theatre on 7th November. Freddie Flintoff will appear in Leeds, Southampton, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham, Bradford and Blackpool with WhatsOnStage Award nominee Joel Montague completing the remaining tour dates.

Full dates and tickets are available at www.fatfriendsthemusical.com.

Produced by Joshua Andrews and Adam Spiegel, Fat Friends - the Musical is designed by Bretta Gerecke with choreography by Karen Bruce, musical supervision, orchestrations and arrangements from Simon Lee, sound design by two-time Olivier Award winning Gareth Owen and lighting design from Tony Award nominated Nick Richings, Fat Friends - The Musical, sees the nation's favourite group of dieters reunited as this new show bursts on to the stages around the UK.

Full cast includes; Jodie Prenger, Andrew "Freddie Flintoff, Sam Bailey, Joel Montague Elain C Smith, Rachel Wooding, Kevin Kennedy, Natalie Anderson, Jonathan Halliwell, Natasha Hamilton, Neil Hurst, Chloe Hart, Craig Armstrong, Lizzie Bea, Paul Brangan, Emma Crossley, Ellie Leah, Laura Mansell and Ryan Pidgen.

Photo credit: Helen Maybanks




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