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Bend it Like Beckham extends at Phoenix Theatre

The screen-to-stage musical premiered to rave reviews in June

The cast of Bend it Like Beckham
© Ellie Kurtz

Bend It Like Beckham has extended booking at the Phoenix Theatre to 20 February 2016.

The show, adapted from the 2002 film, premiered in June to rave reviews. The cast is led by Natalie Dew as Jess, with Lauren Samuels as Jules and Jamie Campbell Bower as their football coach Joe.

Directed by Gurinder Chadha, who also helmed the film, Bend It Like Beckham features lyrics by Charles Hart and music by Howard Goodall.

The original cast album is now available to buy on digital platforms including iTunes. This will be followed on 11 September 2015 by the CD release.

The cast also features Sophie-Louise Dann, Jamal Andréas, Preeya Kalidas, Tony Jayawardena and Natasha Jayetileke.