Based on the novel by Paul Gallico
A new musical by Richard Taylor and Rachel Wagstaff
Book by Rachel Wagstaff | Music and lyrics by Richard Taylor

First performed at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield from 18 May – 4 June 2016.

Watch the promotional trailer here, and the production trailer with footage from the show and quotes from reviews here.

WINNER of three UK Theatre Awards 2016: Best Musical Production, Best Performance in a Musical (Clare Burt), Best Design (Lez Brotherston)

★★★★★ “five-star fairytale… one of the most heart-warming and tear-forming British musicals of recent years” Guardian
★★★★ “a joy from start to finish” The Times
★★★★ “a tale of show-stopping frocks… a delight” Daily Mail
★★★★ “seamlessly dazzling dreams… Burt’s multi-stranded interpretation of the role is to acting as Dior is to haute couture: impeccable.The Observer
★★★★ “a glowing warmth that spreads infectiously across the entire auditorium… as radiant and ravishing as a bouquet of roses” The Stage
★★★★ “Clare Burt is a marvel” WhatsOnStage
★★★★ “stunning” Sunday Times
★★★★ “[the] writers, Richard Taylor and Rachel Wagstaff, are on to a winner…  a charming, stunningly attired weepie dramatising the principle that life is what you make it.” Mail on Sunday
★★★★ “I loved it. I have the soggy Kleenex to prove it” Libby Purves

Directed by Daniel Evans | Designed by Lez Brotherston | Musical Direction by Tom Brady | Lighting Design by Mark Henderson | Sound Design by Mike Walker | Movement Direction by Kay Shepherd | Casting by Charlotte Sutton

Cast: Moyo Akande, Clare Burt, Anna-Jane Casey, Rebecca Caine, Luke Dale, David Durham, Louis Maskell, Mark Meadows, Laura Pitt-Pulford and Nicola Sloane