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Fat Friends: The Musical

Mon 07 Mar to Sat 12 Mar 2022

Evening 7.30pm, Matinees 2.30pm

Age: 14+

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

From £28.50*

* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. A £1 handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.

Friends Discount

20% Off Mon - Wed Performances

Fat Friends - The Musical

The “weight’ is over! Fat Friends - The Musical is back and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever!

Following the massive success of its first outing, Kay Mellor’s FatFriends - The Musical, comes to the Festival Theatre next Spring, starring West End and TV favourite, Lee Mead.  This hugely entertaining musical is based on the hit TV show Fat Friends, which starred James Corden and Ruth Jones. Created and directed by the brilliant award winning Kay Mellor, (In the Club, Girlfriends, Band of Gold), whose latest hit series of The Syndicate has just run on BBC ONE and with original music and songs by Nicholas Lloyd Webber, Fat Friends - The Musical reunites our favourite foodie friends as they are put through their Zumba paces at their local slimming club, whilst Kelly fantasises about fitting into the wedding dress of her dreams.  

Lee Mead is a much loved actor of stage and screen. Having won the nations hearts when they voted him their Joseph in BBC One’s ‘Any Dream Will Do’, Lee has gone on to star in the West End in Joseph, Legally Blonde and Wicked before establishing himself as a TV favourite on Casualty and then Holby City in the role of ‘Lofty’. Lee and further cast to be announced, look forward to entertaining you in a show  that serves up a tasty treat full of hope, humour, love and weight loss, delivers a night full of laughter and encourages us all to Love Who You Are!  Fat Friends The Musical is a feel-good night out for every body and a HUGE hit! 

 

 

Please Note: If you choose to have your tickets posted, this will take longer than normal and may take a few weeks. As an alternative, please consider using e-tickets, or printing your tickets at home.

★★★★★

A rip-roaringly hilarious, emotional rollercoaster and musical treat of a production!

Entertainment Views

★★★★

Super-sized fun with a fantastic cast. A very funny show!

Huddersfield Examiner

★★★★★

A gloriously stunning musical. I cried with laughter and I cried with emotion.

Fairy Powered Productions

★★★★

A funny, warm hearted musical that seems destined for the West End.

North West End Magazine

Friends 20% off Mon - Wed Performances

Groups (8+) £4 off Stalls and Dress. Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, groups@capitaltheatres.com

Concessions £3 off. (Not available Fri & Sat performances) Concessions are limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

Student Standby £10*

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements, please phone the box office who can advise. Our staff can be called on 0131 529 6000, by using Text Relay on 18002 0131 529 6003, or emailed at bookings@capitaltheatres.com.

From Monday 28 June 2021, the Box Office phones will be open Mon-Fri, 11-3pm.

* Student Standby tickets are subject to availability on the day of the performance and can only be purchased in person at the Box Office from 12pm. A valid Student or Young Scot ID is required. Only one ticket per card.

All discounts may be withdrawn at any time. 

Audio Description

Fri 11 March 7.30PM

BSL - Sign Language Interpreted

Fri 11 March 7.30PM

Touch Tours

Fri 11 March 6.30PM

Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all. We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

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