ABOUT LOUISE REDKNAPP
Former pop-star and BBC One Strictly Come Dancing finalist Louise Redknapp will star as Violet Newstand in the West End premiere of Dolly Parton’s musical 9 to 5 at the Savoy Theatre in London.
Louise shot to fame in the early 90s as a member of girl-band Eternal. She later launched her solo career in 1995 and released the platinum-selling albums Naked (1996), Woman In Me (1997) and Elbow Beach (2000). To date she has sold over 5 million records in the UK, and 15 million records worldwide.
In 2016 Louise reached the final of BBC One Strictly Come Dancing television series which re-energised her career in 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
WHAT ROLE DOES LOUISE REDKNAPP PLAY?
Louise plays Violet Newstand, one of the three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss.
LOUISE REDKNAPP’S PREVIOUS THEATRE ROLES
In 2017 made her stage debut starring as Sally Bowles in the National Tour of Cabaret, with Will Young.
LOUISE REDKNAPP’S FILM AND TV ROLES
Louise played Ray Winstone’s wife Irene in Tim Lewiston’s feature film The Hot Potato. In addition to her performance on BBC One Strictly Come Dancing, Louise has presented television shows and has been a judge on So You Think You Can Dance.
WHAT IS 9 TO 5 ABOUT?
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 girls manage to reform their office – or will events unravel when the CEO pays an unexpected visit?
Inspired by the iconic film and brought to the stage Dolly Parton, this hilarious new West End production is about teaming up, standing up and taking care of business!
9 to 5 The Musical is booking from 28 January 2019 until 31 August 2019 at the Savoy Theatre, London.