It’s razzle dazzle time

Hayley Tamaddon and John Partridge in a scene from Chicago

Photo by Catherine Ashmore

Hayley Tamaddon and John Partridge in a scene from Chicago Photo by Catherine Ashmore

Soap star Jessie Wallace takes on the role of Mama Morton when hit musical Chicago comes to Nottingham this week.

Jessie’s former colleague John Partridge will appear as Billy Flynn, Hayley Tamaddon will play Roxie Hart, Sophie Carmen-Jones takes the role of Velma Kelly, Neil Ditt is Amos Hart and A.D. Richardson plays Mary Sunshine.

Based on real life events back in the roaring 1920s, nightclub singer Roxie Hart shoots her lover and along with cell block rival, double-murderess Velma Kelly, they fight to keep from death row with the help of smooth talking lawyer, Billy Flynn.

The score is sexy and sassy and includes All That Jazz and Razzle Dazzle.

The rip roaring show has won six Tony, two Olivier, one Grammy, two Bafta and six Academy Awards.

See the show at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall from Monday, August 15 – Saturday, August 20.

Tickets are priced from £18 - £39.50. Visit www.trch.co.uk or call 0115 9895555.