Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Billy Elliot Musical Closing April 9th 2016….
Billy Elliot is one of the worlds most hysterical, brilliant, creative and moving shows in musical history.
After 4,600 performances, in sad news, London’s Billy Elliot is departing the West End.
The musical will play its final performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on April 9, 2016 as the production celebrates its eleventh birthday.
The show has been seen to date by over 5.25 million people in London and nearly 11 million people worldwide.
With music by Elton John & written by Lee Hall – it truly is one of the most magical & brilliant 3 hours of British theatre & performance.
Do not think this is Disney! It’s not – it’s an adult & emotional story of a boys struggle to fulfil his dreams.
With powerful imagery, huge showbiz dance numbers and heart breaking pathos – this is a joy of a standing ovation inducing musical.
Alex Belfield has spoken to endless Billy’s, Grandma’s, Dad’s, Michael’s & more…
Here’s Celebrity Radio’s Exclusive review…
Search ‘Billy Elliot’ in the top right hand corner to hear full exclusive interviews with Haydn Gwynne, Carole Shelley & Philip Whitchurch + Billy & Michael on Broadway!
Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre is one of the most celebrated, award-winning musicals on stage today.
It has been dazzling London’s West End since 2005, and has gone on to captivate audiences around the world.
Set in a northern mining town, against the background of the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle against the odds to make his dream come true.
Follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever.
With unforgettable music by Elton John, sensational dance and a powerful storyline, this astonishing theatrical experience will stay with you forever.
Now seen by over 9.5 million people worldwide, there’s never been a better time to see Billy Elliot the Musical.
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Recorded 2010 by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio.