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February 4 - 9, 2020

This is quite the most uplifting piece of new British musical theatre I have ever had the privilege to watch

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The queens are taking on the rest of the UK!

SIX is 2019's Olivier award nominee for Best New Musical!

The Queens are back - and they're taking on the rest of the UK! With five Olivier award nominations, this vibrant take on British history has dazzled both the West End and Broadway! Henry the VIII's hunt for an heir and his love of beheadings has made him one of the most famous monarchs in Britain's history, with the tale of his six unfortunate wives the stock of any school history lesson. Created by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, Six tells the story of these women via a brand new musical!

After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and West End run back in the autumn of 2018, SIX now returns to bring this high-octane concert style show back for another electrifying West End run. With songs like "Ex Wives", "Haus of Holbein" and "Don't Lose Ur Head" taking inspiration from contemporary pop to re-write history, Six brings a night packed full of fun, laughter and six sassy Queens ready to tell their story.

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Dates

Opening night: 4 February 2020

Audience

Recommended for ages 10 years and older

Run time

One hour 20 minutes with no interval

Cast and Creative

Creative

Written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss
Directed by Lucy Moss
Orchestrated by Tom Curran
Choreographed by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille

Awards

Olivier Awards, 2019 - nominations

Best New Musical
Best Costume Design
Best Theatre Choreographer - Carrie-Anne Ingrouille
Outstanding Achievement in Music
Best Actress in a Supporting Role In A Musical - Jarneia Richard-Noel, Millie O'Connell, Natalie Paris, Alexia McIntosh, Aimie Atkinson and Maiya Quansah-Breed

What's On Stage Awards, 2019

Best Off-West End Production

What we thought

uplifting Sisterly SASSINESS

The transformation of the wives into a modern-day girl pop group, vying for X factor type glory...is a brilliant adaptation

The Spice Girls might have reunited but they've got a run for their money in the unexpected form of Henry VIII's wives. But unlike their static portraits (and positions in history), these girls can sing and dance and put on a dazzling performance.

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Kath Hamilton

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