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tour of cilla the musical width= Bill Kenwright And Laurie Mansfield are producing a tour of Cilla the Musical which is based on Jeff Pope’s brilliant, three-part ITV drama Cilla that screened in 2014 and starred Sheridan Smith. Pope has adapted his screenplay for the theatre. Cilla's eldest son Robert Willis is executiive producer of the show.

Pope said: Essentially, it’s the story of a young girl from Liverpool’s ‘Scottie Road’ who aims for the stars and gets there, ‘but finds that it’s not all she thought it was going to be. The stage show will concentrate more on the music than the TV programme did featuring Cilla classics including Anyone Who Had A Heart, Alfie, You’re My World, Step Inside Love and Liverpool Lullaby. It will also cover the early Merseybeat sound with groups like The Big Three, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, and some early Beatles numbers.

The tour will be directed by Bill Kenwright and Bob Tomson opening at Liverpool Empire in September Willis said: It was a theatre my mother loved. Before she became well known, she would wait by the stage door and ask for autographs. It will initially go on tour with the possibility of more dates and a West End transfer. Open auditions will be held in Liverpool this Spring (and elsewhere in the UK ) to find an actress to portray the young Cilla.

Kara Lily Hayworth  was among thousands of people who attended open auditions for the lead role earlier this year.  After training at Central Dchool of Speech & Drama,  Hayworth recently performed in Secret Cinema’s Moulin Rouge! This is her first leading role in a musical. She will be joined by Carl Au/Bobby, Andrew Lancel/Brian Epstein, Pauline Fleming/Big Cilla, Paul Broughton/John White, Tom Dunlea/Hutch, Billie Hardy/Pat, Amy Bridges/Rose Willis & u/s Cilla, Gemma Brodrick Bower/Pauline, Bill Caple/Ringo Starr, Joshua Gannon/Paul McCartney, Tom Christian/Kenny Willis, Michael Hawkins/John Lennon, Alan Howell/Actor Musician Guitar & u/s John White, Jay Osbourne & Alex Harford/Guitars, Will Kinnon/Actor-musician Trumpet, Jenny Murphy/ Actor-musician Sax, Tom Sowkinski/Actor-musician Trombone and Christopher Weeks/Actor musician Bass.

Below are the dates we have so far with more to follow.

Woking New Victoria
20-24 March
Nottingham Theatre Royal
3-7 April
Aylesbury Waterside
10-14 April
Norwich Theatre Royal
17-21 April
Salford Lowry
28 August-1 September
Aberdeen His Majesty's
4-8 September
on sale soon
Bromley Churchill
11-15 September
Hull New Theatre
18-22 September
Sheffield Lyceum
2-6 October
on sale soon
Leicester Curve
9-13 October
on sale soon
Leeds Grand
16-20 October
New Brighton Floral Pavilion
23-27 October
on sale soon
Swansea Grand
6-10 November
on sale soon