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UK & Ireland Tour of Tim Firth’s The Band Musical with the Music of Take That Comes to Wolverhampton

Howard Donald Gary Barlow Mark Owen Robbie Williams and The Band credit Jay BrooksDavid Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Robbie Williams are delighted to announce that, due to overwhelming public demand, Tim Firth’s new musical, The Band, with the music of Take That, will come to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre next year from 26th February - 2nd March 2019.

The Band opened at Manchester Opera House on 8th September 2017 to critical and public acclaim.

The musical stars Rachel Lumberg as Rachel, Alison Fitzjohn as Claire, Emily Joyce as Heather, Jayne McKenna as Zoe, AJ Bentley, Nick Carsberg, Curtis T Johns, Yazdan Qafouri and Sario Solomon, collectively known as Five To Five, winners of BBC’s Let It Shine, as The Band, Faye Christall as Young Rachel, Katy Clayton as Young Heather, Rachelle Diedericks as Debbie, Sarah Kate Howarth as Young Claire, Lauren Jacobs as Young Zoe, Martin Miller as Jeff and Andy Williams as Dave.

The Band is a new musical about what it’s like to grow up with a boyband.  For five 16 year-old friends in 1992, ‘the band’ is everything. 25 years on, we are reunited with the group of friends, now 40-something women, as they try once more to fulfil their dream of meeting their heroes.

The Band is directed by Kim Gavin and Jack Ryder, designed by Jon Bausor and choreographed by Kim Gavin, with lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, video design by Luke Halls and sound design by Terry Jardine and Nick Lidster.

The Band is produced by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Robbie Williams.

Tickets for The Band with the music of Take That will be on sale to Friends Of The Grand from 10am on Friday 12 January 2018 and on sale to the public from 10am on Monday 15 January 2018. To book tickets when they go on sale or to become a Friend Of The Grand and gain priority booking visit the theatre in person, calling 01902 429212 or online at www.grandtheatre.co.uk.

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