The Full Monty set to take the stage by storm

The stage version of The Full Monty is coming to Milton Keynes Jan 19 - 24
The stage version of The Full Monty is coming to Milton Keynes Jan 19 - 24

In 1997 a film about six jobless Sheffield steelworkers with nothing to lose took the world by storm and became one of the most successful British films ever made.

Now the boys are back, only this time they really have to go The Full Monty . . . live on stage.

The Oscar and BAFTA-winning writer of the film, Simon Beaufoy, has gone all the way with this hilarious and heartfelt adaptation that’s getting standing ovations every night.

His screen credits include Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Slumdog Millionaire and The Hunger Games, but this is his first work for the theatre.

The cast includes Gary Lucy – winner of Dancing on Ice, who’s appeared in EastEnders, Footballers’ Wives and The Bill – as Gaz; Andrew Dunn – best known as Tony in Dinnerladies, as well as his regular appearances as Alistair Campbell in Bremner, Bird and Fortune – as Gerald; Louis Emerick – Brookside’s Mick Johnson – as Horse and Martin Miller as Dave.

Exciting young actor Bobby Schofield makes his stage debut as Lomper and Corrie’s Jamie Baldwin, Rupert Hill, is Guy.

The production also features iconic songs from the film by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones.

The original production of The Full Monty won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production. This Sheffield Theatres production is presented by David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers.

> The Full Monty is at Milton Keynes Theatre from Jan 19 - 24. Tickets cost cost £11.50 to £32. Call the Box Office on 0844 871 7652 or go online at www.atgtickets.com/miltonkeynes