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LATEST NEWS

20 October 2023 - Cast Announced for 2023/24 UK Tour

We are so excited to be announce the cast for our 2023/24 UK Tour. The cast includes Elena Breschi (Kindertransport, Nottingham Playhouse); Jennifer Caldwell (SIX, UK tour); Georgia Grant-Anderson (Secret Life of Boys, CBBC); Chlöe Hart (SIX, UK tour) and Leah Vassell (SIX, West End).  Summer Priest (Get Up Stand
Up!, West End) and Rachel Seirian (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, West End and Los Angeles) round out the cast.

 

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21 June 2022 - Studio Cast Recording


We are so excited to announce that our Studio Cast Recording has been released today! Click here to listen to all of your favourite songs from the show, including Deeds Not Words, A World of Colour and Fantastically Great.

The album features Kirstie Skivington, Kudzai Mangombe, Renée Lamb, Christina Modestou, Jade Kennedy and Fayth Ifil. 

 

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24 May 2022 - Oxford Playhouse and Oxford University Museum of Natural History: 25-29 May

We are so excited to be performing at Oxford Playhouse this week, from Wednesday to Sunday (25 – 29 May). We’ve also teamed up with Oxford University Museum of Natural History to create a free guide to help you explore Mary Anning’s story at the museum. The museum is just a quick 10-minute walk from the theatre, so make sure you don’t miss a trip to see Mary’s ichthyosaur and other fantastically great fossils and specimens! Grab your guide from the Help Desk at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, from front-of-house at Oxford Playhouse, or download to your mobile device here:

Mary_Anning_at_the_Museum.pdf (mcusercontent.com)

 

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25th August 2021 -  Southampton Pride

We are so excited to be performing at Southampton Pride on Saturday 28 August at 1:30pm. What better way to celebrate pride than premiering LGBTQ + icon, Frida Kahlo's, song from the show! Make sure you don't miss this world exclusive performance with the amazing Jade Kennedy performing as Frida Kahlo.

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28 June 2022 - Theatre Royal Stratford East and Newham Libraries: until 17 July

We are so excited to be performing in the wonderful borough of Newham until 17 July! To celebrate our time here, Newham Libraries will be hosting ‘The Fantastically Great Library of YOU' writing challenge. Free activity sheets, for ages 7 - 10 and 11 - 14, are available to pick up across all Newham Libraries. Let our kick-asspirational characters guide you to create your own story, and your finished writing could be featured in our online library! If you live further away, you can still take part in the challenge by downloading your sheet here and completing it at your school/local library.

 

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8 June 2022 - Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022

Our Fantastically Great fans have cracked the code and helped Jade discover the location of Agent Fifi's secret mission! FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD will take to the stage at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 from 4 - 29 August, at the Pleasance Grand. Book now for the show dubbed 'SIX's little sister' (Bouquets & Brickbats).

 

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19 Jan 2021 - Spring/Summer Tour 2022

After a successful autumn premiere we are returning for a 2022 UK tour kicking off at Liverpool Playhouse (25 March - 3 April) and end this summer at Theatre Royal Stratford East (15 June – 17 July). Audiences up and down the country have been loving this ‘high-energy, feel-good pop musical (Southern Daily Echo). From archaeologists to activists and scientists to spies join these iconic women on stage as they tell their celebrated – and often forgotten - stories. Book now for this inspiring new show which is ‘battle call to women everywhere to stand up and be themselves’ (✭✭✭✭ Liverpool Echo).

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