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Des O'Connor named in line-up for Dreamboats and Petticoats

Date Posted: 05/09/11

Des O'Connor named in line-up for Dreamboats and Petticoats

Much-loved entertainer Des O'Connor has been named in the cast of Bill Kenwright's production of Dreamboats and Petticoats.

He will star in front of those booking London hotels when he appears at the Playhouse theatre between Monday October 3rd and Saturday January 7th.

The show marks O'Connor's musical theatre debut and he will take on the roles of older Bobby and Phil, who is Bobby's Dad.

O'Connor is a familiar face in the world of broadcasting and has hosted a range of chat shows, while he has also had four top-ten singles and a number one hit.

Dreamboats and Petticoats tells the story of young musicians Norman and Bobby who are trying to win the hearts of their female fans, including Laura.

The production features songs from the likes of Roy Orbison and Chuck Berry and is currently booking until November 2012.

Later this month, Dreamboats and Petticoats will continue its national tour by playing at the Liverpool Empire theatre.

Posted by Becky Spence

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