John Tiffany's production of award-winning musical Once starring Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cvitesic opened at the Phoenix Theatre last night (9 April 2013).

Based on the Oscar-winning film, Once tells the story of an Irish busker and a young Czech girl who meet through a shared love of music. Featuring songs including the Oscar-winning "Falling Slowly", it runs at the Phoenix Theatre until 30 November 2013.

Guests at the first-night party included movement director Steven HoggettKimberley Walsh, Terry Wogan, Christopher Biggins, Joely Richardson, Claire Sweeney, Dara O'Briain and Edward Hall.


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