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    Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan return to star in a remastered production of the explosive 80’s musical Footloose. Prepare to cut loose as the rock ‘n’ roll music brings electrifying moves and smash-hit songs to the London stage. Featuring tracks such as “Holding out for a Hero” and “Let’s Hear it for the Boy”, Footloose is guaranteed to have you dancing in your seat!

    Footloose returns to the London stage in an explosive, revamped new production starring Gareth Gates. Get prepared to cut loose as the UK tour bursts in to the Peacock Theatre, featuring wild rock ‘n’ roll and some classic 80’s hits.

    Best known for the cult classic 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon, which was later revamped into a 2011 screen sensation starring Miles Teller and Julianne Hough, Footloose is the electrifying musical that promises to have audiences dancing in their seats! Featuring songs such as “Let’s Hear it for the Boy”, “Holding out for a Hero” and the phenomenal “Footloose”, it’s guaranteed to entertain.

    When city boy Ren is forced to move to backwater rural America, he thinks life has got pretty bad. But as he discovers that Bomont has banned dancing and rock ‘n’ roll music, he takes it on himself to introduce a world of wild moves to the town. Soon, Ren has all hell breaking loose as he brings the town to their feet.

    Pop Idol’s Gareth Gates stars as Willard, opposite Maureen Nolan as Vi Moore. Gates has appeared in musicals throughout the country, including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Legally Blonde and Les Miserables.

    Footloose is directed by Racky Plews, who had recent success with the West End’s American Idiot, with choreography by Matthew Cole and design by Sara Perks. The musical includes music by Tom Snow and lyrics by Dean Pitchford, who also adapted it for the stage alongside Walter Bobbie.

    Produced by award-winning company Selladoor Productions, Footloose joins acclaimed musicals such as Avenue Q, American Idiot and Little Shop of Horrors. Footloose opens at the Peacock Theatre on September 12th and runs for a limited season until September 30th 2017.

    Sorry this show closed 30 September 2017, we recommend these similar productions.

    Performance dates:
    29 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
    Running time:
    1 hour and 50 minutes including an interval.
    Peacock Theatre (See map)
    Age recommendation:
    No under 5's
    Audience Notes:
    Fans of rock ‘n’ roll musicals such as We Will Rock You, Rock of Ages and American Idiot will love this dance-filled, action-packed production, which features some well-known songs.

    Footloose contains scenes of mild sexual nature and is therefore not recommended for children. No under 5’s will be permitted in the theatre.

    Latest Audience Reviews

    This legendary 80’s musical has always been a hit with toe-tapping hits such as ‘Footloose‘, ‘Hol... More

    amandareynolds's avatar
    amandareynolds 22 Sep 2017

    Amazing, especially the very end.

    jacoman891's avatar
    jacoman891 17 Sep 2017

    Brilliant Gareth Gates, made the show for me, he shows that not only can he sing but he is quite... More

    susanclements's avatar
    susanclements 16 Sep 2017
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    hayleyculverhouse Top 200 reviewer 16 Sep 2017

    The scores were so catchy! The cast was full of energy and was part of the band. A nice feel-good... More

    austinldn's avatar
    austinldn Top 50 reviewer 15 Sep 2017

    Footloose the Musical was a bit of a disappointment for me. There was lots of energy from the ca... More

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    joc78 Top 10 reviewer 13 Sep 2017
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