Catching up with Dreamboats’ story in Northampton

Dreamboats and Miniskirts
Dreamboats and Miniskirts

If you have ever been to see a production of Dreamboats and Petticoats and wondered what happened to the characters next, you can now find out.

A sequel to the popular musical, which showcased the pop music of the Fifties, has been produced.

Dreamboats and Miniskirts is the new show, which takes the story on to the swinging Sixties.

It is set in 1963 as Bobby and Laura struggle with their pop career, Norman and Sue settle down together and Ray and Donna seem to be blissfully happy.

Songs in the show include Twist & Shout, Handy Man, Pretty Woman and One Fine Day.

The show is written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, who are the writing team behind successful TV shows such as Birds of a Feather, Goodnight Sweetheart and The New Statesman.

Dreamboats and Miniskirts takes to the Derngate stage from Monday to Saturday, January 26 to 31.

Tickets, which are priced from £14 to £32.50, can be booked on 01604 624811 or online at www.royaland