FOR the New Theatre Oxford read New York City next week — when audiences will be whisked back to Twenties America and the height of the Jazz Age. It was a time when the “moderns” were entering the workforce — young women with their hair bobbed, hemlines raised and determined to rewrite the rules of love. Their story was told in the 1967 Academy Award-winning film Thoroughly Modern Millie, which subsequently inspired the 2000 stage hit of the same name that won six Tony Awards including Best Musical. The production coming to the New Theatre Oxford starts Hayley Tamaddon in the lead role of Millie Dilmount from Kansas, who escapes to the Big Apple, embraces the “flapper” lifestyle and vows never to return home. Perhaps best known for her appearances in Coronation Street and Emmerdale, it turns out that acting in musicals was an ambition Hayley had from a very young age. “I started baby ballet at the … [Read more...] about Soap star’s getting in a flap for musical role
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Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Newsletter Podcasts TV Radio Video Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 Local 2 GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Entertainment Money Home/Family Health Food Pets Tech Travel Beauty & Style Auto VideoBytes Press Releases Main Homeless man dies after being hit by car on Wusstig Road Posted: Apr 09, 2018 4:29 PM Monday, April 9, 2018 4:29 PM EDTUpdated: Monday, April 9, 2018 2:29 AM EDTBy Krystal [email protected] Tragedy up north today after a car accident. Police report a man walking along Wusstig Road in Dededo was hit by a Toyota RAV4. It happened around 1:19 a.m. along the outer northbound lane of Marine Corps Drive. The man was rushed to GMH, but didn't survive. Agana Heights Mayor Paul McDonald has identified the victim as one of his staffers, 33-year-old Anthony Brewer. Brewer was reportedly homeless, but able to graduate from the village's night school program, where he obtained … [Read more...] about Homeless man dies after being hit by car on Wusstig Road
There's a certain feline feel to a stage musical coming to a Kent theatre.She's probably best known as one third of successful girl group, Atomic Kitten, but Natasha Hamilton has been busy beefing up her stage career away from the pop spotlight.She joins the cast of Kay Mellor's stage show, Fat Friends the Musical, which is coming to Dartford's Orchard Theatre.The show, packed with warmth, life and weight loss, reunites foodie friends in an original musical bulging with hopes, humour and heart.The infamous group of loveable characters from Kay Mellor's ITV television series which hit our screens in 2000 were Alison Steadman, Gaynor Faye and Lisa Riley, with James Corden and Ruth Jones.The stage show picks up with them five years on as they are put through their Zumba paces at their local branch of Super Slimmers by the lovelorn Lauren while Kelly fantasises about fitting into the wedding dress of her dreams.Just announced to join the cast in Kent, Natasha Hamilton will star as Julia … [Read more...] about Atomic Kitten’s Natasha joins Fat Friends musical
YOU'D be hard to find someone who didn't know the name Kylie Minogue, who launched to fame in the 80s. But what are the singer's biggest songs, did she really date Jason Donovan and just when was she in Neighbours? Here's the lowdown... Who is Kylie Minogue? What is her background? Kylie Ann Minogue, OBE, 49, was born May 28, 1968 and is often known simply as Kylie. She is an Australian singer, songwriter, actress and dancer. Kylie began her career as an actress, appearing in teen drama The Henderson Kids in 1985, but it wasn't until 1986 that she shot to international stardom when she played Charlene Ramsey in Australian soap Neighbours. Following Kylie's success in Neighbours she launched her music career with the single I Should Be Lucky and was renamed the Princess of Pop. She is recognised as the highest-selling Australian artist of all time by the Australian Recording Industry Association. Kylie has also starred in numerous movies including The Delinquents, Street Fighter … [Read more...] about How old is Kylie Minogue, what are her greatest hits and when did she date Neighbours co-star Jason Donovan?
HEATHER Small became a big name in the music world after her work with band M People - while her solo song Proud has become legendary for its inspirational lyrics. Here's everything you need to know about the star... Who is Heather Small? Heather is a 53-year-old soul and pop singer originally from West London. She originally found fame with M People in 1987, and throughout the 90s her dance tracks, including Moving on Up and Search for the Hero, helped the band sell 10 million records. However, she decided to pursue her own solo career towards the end of the decade, and in 2000 released her solo album, Proud. The lead song, which has the same title, has received wide international acclaim for its positive message of being proud of your achievements. Shows in the US including the Oprah Winfrey Show and The Biggest Loser have used it as their theme songs. She has been married to David Neita since 2012, and she has a son, named James, from a previous relationship with rugby union coach … [Read more...] about How old is Heather Small, who is her husband David Neita, when was she on Strictly and what are M People’s hit songs?