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LESLEY JOSEPH returns to the stage for UK Tour of HOT FLUSH! The Naughtiest Comedy Musical in Town 4 March - 23 May

HOT FLUSH!

Starring
LESLEY JOSEPH
MATT SLACK
ANNE SMITH, RUTH KEELING, LORI HALEY FOX
After five sell out UK tours, Hot Flush! returns...

Temperatures will rise, hormones will rage and  pulses will gallop with the news that HOT FLUSH!, the naughtiest comedy musical in town, starring ‘Birds of a Feather’ icon Lesley Joseph, will tour the UK in Spring 2014. 

There won’t be a dry eye in the house from laughing as HOT FLUSH! takes us on an hilarious journey which delves into the friendships, the secrets, the laughter and tears and the ups and downs of 4 ordinary women …. and the many men in their lives!  HOT FLUSH! really is the ultimate girl’s night out!   

So, take a deep breath and get set to meet Myra (Lesley Joseph), Sylvia (Lori Haley Fox), Helen (Anne Smith) and Jessica (Ruth Keeling), a quartet of feisty menopausal women who get together every Tuesday night at a local bar to offer each other moral support, cry on one another’s shoulders, and of course most importantly, gossip and malign the men in their lives – 15 of them all played by Matt Slack!   Collectively referred to as ‘The Hot Flush Club’, Myra, Sylvia, Helen and Jessica will not leave a stone unturned or a story untold in the matters of relationships with the opposite sex and the menopause!!!

Myra (Lesley Joseph) is a successful barrister, specialising in divorce.  Myra had always considered herself a together sort of person until she began to develop symptoms of you know what…and her rat of a husband left her for a big blonde bimbo from his office;  Jessica, the wife of a wealthy man, had the perfect life until she experiences something of a mid-life crisis;  Sylvia, who has been married to Joe since she was twenty and has been bored with him since she was twenty-one, has decided that life is for living and is making up for lost time; Helen, a widow, whose only daughter has left for university, is feeling somewhat lonely but tries to take one day at a time – it’s just that sometimes several days attack her at once!

Lesley Joseph is best known for playing Dorian Green, the neighbour from hell, in the sitcom 'Birds of a Feather', alongside Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson. They recorded over one hundred episodes over a period of nine years, and Dorian Green became a national institution, watched at its height by 20 million people.  On 2 January 2014, Lesley Joseph, Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson returned to our TV screens in Birds of a Feather on ITV 1.



PRODUCED BY WEST END PRODUCERS JAMIE WILSON, PAUL ELLIOTT AND DUNCAN C WELDON

Music and lyrics by Olly Ashmore
Writer Julie Benson
Set Designer Mark Walters
Choreographer Roger Hannah

Director Alan Cohen

2014 UK TOUR DATES
Tuesday 4th March Wimbledon, New Theatre
Wednesday 5th March Wimbledon, New Theatre
Thursday 6th March Lichfield, Garrick
Friday 7th March Lichfield, Garrick
Saturday 8th MarchLichfield, Garrick
Tuesday 11th March Mansfield, Palace
Wednesday 12th March Whitley Bay, Playhouse
Thursday 13th March Birmingham, Alexandra
Friday 14th March Grimsby, Auditorium
Saturday 15th March Wakefield, Theatre Royal
Sunday 16th March Glasgow, King’s
Tuesday 18th March Billingham, Forum
Wednesday 19th March Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn
Thursday 20th March Lancaster, Grand
Saturday 22nd March Wolverhampton, Grand
Sunday 23rd March Southampton, Mayflower
Monday 24th March Barnstaple, Queen’s
Wednesday 26th March Dunstable, Grove
Thursday 27th March Oxford, New
Friday 28th March Basingstoke, Anvil Arts
Saturday 29th March Carlisle, Sands Centre
Monday 31st March Bromley, Churchill Theatre
Tuesday 1st April Plymouth, Theatre Royal
Wednesday 2nd April Telford, The Place
Thursday 3rd April Manchester, Palace
Friday 4th April Doncaster, Dome
Sunday 6th April Liverpool, Empire
Tuesday 8th April Dundee, Caird Hall
Wednesday 9th April Edinburgh, Playhouse
Thursday 10th April Kilmarnock, Palace
Friday 11th April Dunfermline, Alhambra
Sunday 13th April Durham, Gala
Monday 14th April York, Grand Opera House
Tuesday 15th April Derby, Assembly Rooms
Wednesday 16th April Woking, New Victoria
Thursday 17th April Reading, Hexagon
Wednesday 23rd April Sunderland, Empire
Thursday 24th April Cardiff, New Theatre
Friday 25th April Cardiff, New Theatre
Saturday 26th April Stoke on Trent, Regent
Sunday 27th April Bristol Hippodrome
Tuesday 29th April Darlington, Civic
Wednesday 30th April New Brighton, Floral Pavilion
Thursday 1st May Rhyl, Pavilion
Friday 2nd May Newark, Palace
Saturday 3rd May Hayes, Beck Theatre
Sunday 4th May Milton Keynes
Tuesday 6th May Crewe, Lyceum
Wednesday 7th May Swansea, Grand
Thursday 8th May Dartford, Orchard
Friday 9th May Hereford, Courtyard
Saturday 10th May Poole, Concert Hall
Monday 12th May Swindon, Wyvern
Tuesday 13th May Swindon, Wyvern
Wednesday 14th May Watford, Colosseum
Thursday 15th May Wellingborough, Castle
Friday 16th May Yeovil, Octagon
Sunday 18th May Stevenage, Gordon Craig
Monday 19th May Crawley, Hawth
Tuesday 20th May King’s Lynn, Corn Exchange
Wednesday 21st May Chelmsford, Civic
Thursday 22nd May Chelmsford, Civic
Friday 23rd May Chelmsford, Civic

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