About 9 to 5 The Musical

Savoy Theatre, London
Booking to 23 May 2020
No longer booking

Inspired by the hit film and brought to life on stage by the Queen of Country, Dolly Parton, this hilarious West End production stars Louise Redknapp,, Chelsea Halfpenny, Natalie McQueen, Bonnie Langford and Brian Conley..

Featuring a book by the iconic movie’s original screenwriter Patricia Resnick and an Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-nominated score by Dolly Parton, this five-star smash hit musical is about teaming up, standing up and taking care of business!

9 to 5 The Musical is booking until 23 May 2020 at the Savoy Theatre, London.

What’s the Story?

9 to 5 The Musical tells the story of Doralee, Violet and Judy – three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Concocting a plan to kidnap and turn the tables on their despicable supervisor, will the ladies manage to reform their office – or will events unravel when the CEO pays an unexpected visit?

Who’s in the Cast?

The cast features Louise Redknapp (Cabaret), Chelsea Halfpenny (Casualty, Emmerdale), Natalie McQueen (Kinky Boots, Wicked), Bonnie Langford (42nd Street, EastEnders, Chicago) and Brian Conley (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Oliver!, Barnum).


“Dolly Parton’s somewhat hallucinatory musical is a wilfully preposterous crowd-pleaser” Time Out

“Fans of the film will love it” Evening Standard

“The crowd lapped it up… McQueen as Doralee is the closest thing to stardust with fine Tennessee-twang vocal cords and a Barbara Windsor slapstick quality.” Daily Mail

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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 23 May 2020


Important Notes

Please note: Louise Redknapp will not be performing from 12th to 30th March 2020

The Producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist(s).

Please note that while 9 to 5 is suitable for a wide audience; you should make teachers aware that for younger audience members; the show does contain comic sexual references; light drug use and the occasional swear word.

Dolly Parton will not be appearing in this production.

Venue Information

Savoy Theatre, Strand, London, WC2R 0ET
Nearest Tube or Train: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, RV1

News about 9 to 5 The Musical

Louise Redknapp & Brian Conley return to ‘9 to 5 The Musical’
Louise Redknapp & Brian Conley return to ‘9 to 5 The Musical’
Louise Redknapp & Brian Conley will return to West End musical 9 to 5. Redknapp returns to the role of Violet, currently played by Caroline Sheen, on 10 February 2020 and will stay with the show until it closes on 23 May 2020. Brian Conley re-joins the show from 23 March, reprising his role as Franklin Hart Jnr and will also close out the West End run. US star David Hasselhoff leaves the production on 8 February with Sean Needham taking on the role of Hart until Conley re-joins the show.  Since leaving the show Redknapp & Conley have intermittently performed in the current UK touring production of the musical. The West End premiere of Dolly's Parton's hit musical opened at the Savoy Theatre in January 2020 with Caroline Sheen stepping into the lead role at the last minute; Redknapp was due to open the show, but was forced to temporarily withdraw two weeks before opening night due to injury.. Despite the last minute cast changes the show opened to solid reviews and has been a much-needed light-hearted musical for London's theatre-goers. The musical comedy tells the story of three female work colleagues who decide to take revenge on their sexist boss and make a few work related changes at the same time.  The cast also features Chelsea Halfpenny as Judy Bernly, Natalie McQueen as Doralee Rhodes and Bonnie Langford as Roz Keith. 9 to 5 The Musical is written by Patricia Resnick, the screenwriter for the film, with music and lyrics by the Queen of Country music, Dolly Parton. 9 to 5 The Musical is booking until 23 May 2020 at the Savoy Theatre, London. 9 to 5 The Musical tickets are available.
Injury blights Louise Redknapp’s West End stage debut
Injury blights Louise Redknapp’s West End stage debut
Former pop-star Louise Redknapp's West End debut as Violet Newstand in Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 The Musical has been put on hold due to injury. Producer's of the show put out a notice stating that "Due to an injury this week, Louise Redknapp has had to temporarily withdraw from performing the role of Violet in 9 to 5 The Musical. The recovery time recommended means Louise is no longer able to properly rehearse the show in the remaining time left before opening." The notice confirmed her withdrawal is temporary and that subject to medical advice "Louise will start performances sometime towards the end of March/early April 2019." Louise Redknapp shot to fame in the early 90s as a member of girl-band Eternal, she then went on to a highly successful solo career selling over 15 million records world wide. Following her marriage to footballer Jamie Redknapp the singer's career took a back seat whilst she raised their children however her 2016 performance on the BBC One Strictly Come Dancing television series marked her return to the entertainment industry. She made her theatre debut as Sally Bowels in the UK tour of Cabaret in 2017 and in 2018 took her Intimate & Live show on the road, which sold out all over the UK Producers have also said "Any patrons who would like to exchange their tickets to a performance when Louise has returned to the show should contact their point of sale." The name of the actress stepping in to play the role in Louise’s absence will be announced shortly. 9 to 5 The Musical will have its first preview at the Savoy Theatre as planned on 28 January 2019. Find tickets to 9 to 5 The Musical 9 to 5 The Musical is booking from 28 January 2019 until 31 August 2019 at the Savoy Theatre, London.

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