Michelle Collins to star in the UK Tour of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE

michelle-collinsAward winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK in 2017 opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 17 January.

Michelle Collins will join the cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie until Saturday 4 March as Mrs Meers. She has worked extensively in television and theatre for the last 30 years and is perhaps best known for her roles as Cindy Beale in EastEnders and Stella Price in Coronation Street. Her theatre credits include Calendar Girls (West End), The Play What I Wrote (West End), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK Tour) and most recently Kindertransport (Chickenshed, London).

Strictly Come Dancing favourite and World Ballroom Showdance Champion and Professional Dancer Joanne Clifton takes on the title role of Millie Dillmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City! Joanne’s credits include Face the Music, Burn the Floor, Strictly Live Tour and Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jeane Musical.

Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie is based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film. Taking you back to the height of the Jazz Age in 1920s New York City, when ‘moderns’ including a flapper named Millie Dillmount were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love.

From explosive tap numbers to a ‘Fred and Ginger’ dance routine on a window ledge, and featuring hit songs including Gimme Gimme, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Not for the Life of Me Thoroughly Modern Millie is a brilliantly funny and entertaining show for all the family.

Tickets for Thoroughly Modern Millie are on sale now.

 

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE – 2017 UK TOUR DATES

Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 January
New Wimbledon Theatre
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Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 January
Milton Keynes Theatre
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Monday 30 January – Saturday 4 February
Edinburgh Playhouse
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Monday 6 – Saturday 11 February
Glasgow, King’s Theatre
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Monday 13 – Saturday 18 February
Birmingham, Alexandra Theatre
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Monday 20 – Saturday 25 February
Liverpool, Empire Theatre
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Monday 27 February – Saturday 4 March
York, Grand Opera House
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Monday 6 – Saturday 11 March
High Wycombe, Swan Theatre
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Monday 20 – Saturday 25 March
Southsea, King’s Theatre www.kingsportsmouth.co.uk

Monday 27 March – Saturday 1 April
Aylesbury, Waterside Theatre
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Monday 3 – Saturday 8 April
Brighton, Theatre Royal
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Monday 10 – Saturday 15 April
Dartford, Orchard Theatre
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Monday 17 – Saturday 22 April
Leeds Grand Theatre www.leedsgrandtheatre.com

Monday 24 – Saturday 29 April
Llandudno, Venue Cymru
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Monday 8 – Saturday 13 May
Woking, New Victoria Theatre
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Monday 22 – Saturday 27 May
Manchester, Palace Theatre
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Monday 5 – Saturday 10 June
Dartford, Orchard Theatre
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Monday 5 – Saturday 10 June
Bromley, Churchill Theatre
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Monday 19 – Saturday 24 June
Bristol Hippodrome
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More dates to be announced soon.