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The hit TV show Fat Friends from award-winning Kay Mellor has burst onto the stage in a brand new musical.

Packed full of warmth, love and weight loss, this new stage show reunites our favourite foodie friends in an eagerly anticipated musical brimming with hope, humour and heart.

Fat Friends The Musical features an All-Star cast including West End favourite and winner of the BBC’s I’d Do Anything, Jodie Prenger, X Factor winner Sam Bailey, Atomic Kitten’s pop sensation Natasha Hamilton, star of Emmerdale and Wicked Natalie Anderson, Coronation Street legend Kevin Kennedy and, making his stage debut, Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff, with music by Nick Lloyd Webber.

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including 1 interval.

Age Advice:

Recommended age 14+
Contains strong language.


Strobe lighting

Standard Pricing
Mon - Thu Evening £19.50 to £44.50
Thu Matinee £19.50 to £44.50
Fri & Sat Evening £22.50 to £47.50
Sat Matinee £22.50 to £47.50

Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

Executive Members £6 off top two prices at all performances excluding Sat 7.30pm.
Concessions (incl. under 16s) £5 off each ticket on Mon-Thu performances.
Groups (10+)* £5 off each ticket excluding Sat 7.30pm performance. 
Groups (20+)* £6 off each ticket excluding Sat 7.30pm performance. One free with every twenty. 

* Group bookings are not available online, please call 02380 711811.

Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.


Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant

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Photos by Helen Maybanks

Afternoon Tea

Why not make your visit extra special and share a lovely post-show pot of tea in the bustling environment of our historic Grade II listed theatre? Enjoy delicious traditional treats prepared by our award-winning chefs in Ovation after the show. Learn more...