Graham Norton, Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Fry, Rory Bremner and a large inflatable pig were among the notable guests last night as Betty Blue Eyes opened to press at the Novello Theatre (13 April 2011, previews from 19 March).

Directed by Richard Eyre and starring Sarah Lancashire, Reece Shearsmith, Adrian Scarborough and  Ann Emery, the musical is adapted from the Alan Bennett-scripted comedy film A Private Function and features music and lyrics by Stiles and Drewe and a book by Americans Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh, Betty Blue Eyes is currently booking until 22 October 2011.

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