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Caroline Flack to make stage debut in Crazy for You

The television presenter will join the previously announced Tom Chambers

Caroline Flack
Caroline Flack

Television presenter Caroline Flack will make her stage debut in the UK tour of Crazy for You.

Flack won the 2014 series of Strictly Come Dancing, and is known for presenting programmes such as Love Island and The X Factor. Before becoming a presenter, Flack trained in musical theatre. She will play Irene on the tour.

The production will star the previously announced Tom Chambers, who will reprise his role as Bobby from the Watermill's production last year.

Directed by Paul Hart, Ira and George Gershwin's comedy is about a wealthy man who falls for the daughter of the owner of a failing theatre in Nevada. It features the songs "I Got Rhythm", "They Can't Take That Away From Me", and "Embraceable You".

It will open in Plymouth on 17 August before touring to Leeds (29 August to 2 September), Cardiff (5 to 90 September), Newcastle (12 to 16 September), Dublin (19 to 23 September), Southend (26 to 30 September), Nottingham (3 to 7 October), Bristol (10 to 14 October), Birmingham (24 to 28 October), Norwich (31 October to 4 November), Sheffield (7 to 11 November), Southampton (21 to 25 November), Manchester (28 November to 2 December) and Liverpool (5 to 9 December).

Crazy for You will open at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August before embarking on a UK tour.

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