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Our Summer Show

Legally Blonde

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

20 - 23 July 2016

Tickets

Tickets available online from BBLOC, bhlivetickets.co.uk, by phone 0844 576 3000 or in person at the Pavilion or BIC Box Offices

Legally Blonde

Opening Night


5 Minutes with

In The last few weeks leading up to opening night we get you a little closer to the cast.

Pip Hodson, playing Pilar
WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS SHOW?
My big cartwheel moment!
WHAT ARE YOU MOST NERVOUS ABOUT?
My big cartwheel moment – one sprained ankle per show is enough!
WHAT ARE YOUR PRE-SHOW RITUALS (IF ANY)?
Pre-show McFlurry. Good theatres are always built near a McDonalds as everyone knows dairy is great for the vocal chords – right?!!
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM IN YOUR DRESSING ROOM?
A bottle of water and my costume – preferably all of it. You’d be surprised how easy it is to lose bits and bobs and be running round shoeless 10 seconds before having to be on stage… Although that could just be me. Not cast as a ditsy Delta Nu for nothing!
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE
Peter Pan because he’s always a kid and can fly – actually I think I just want to be Peter Pan in real life – so a dream role would be Sophie in Mamma Mia.
George Sainsbury, playing Kyle (Ups Guy)
WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS SHOW?
Making the girls (and guys) swoon!
WHAT ARE YOU MOST NERVOUS ABOUT?
Dancing in desert boots and lifting up Elle.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRE-SHOW RITUALS (IF ANY)?
Gin and tonic (double)!
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM IN YOUR DRESSING ROOM?
Mirrors, grapes, red and orange gummy bears, goat’s milk served at room temperature and fan mail (feel free to send me letters and gifts)!
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE
Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.
Paul Mathews, playing Warner Huntingdon III
WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS SHOW?
Hearing the Orchestra play for the first time.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST NERVOUS ABOUT?
Singing the second song of the show.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRE-SHOW RITUALS (IF ANY)?
Vocal pop song warm up and lots of humming.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM IN YOUR DRESSING ROOM?
Vocalzones and water.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE
'Bert' in Mary Poppins & ‘Lumiere' in Beauty and the Beast
Kirstie Rogers, playing Delta Nu's Serena
WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS SHOW?
The Bend and Snap.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST NERVOUS ABOUT?
Wardrobe malfunction.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRE-SHOW RITUALS (IF ANY)?
Vocalzone and a singsong.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM IN YOUR DRESSING ROOM?
Water and hot pants.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE
Scaramouche in We Will Rock You and Velma Kelly in Chicago.
Chelsea Robson, playing Delta Nu's Margot
WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS SHOW?
There’s a rather magical moment between Bruiser the dog and myself. I adore dogs so I’m very much looking forward to that.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST NERVOUS ABOUT?
Dancing – not my strong point but I’m full of enthusiasm.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRE-SHOW RITUALS (IF ANY)?
None but now’s a good time to start I guess. Bend down, spin round and touch my toes!
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM IN YOUR DRESSING ROOM?
Foundation.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE
Tough – part of me wants to say Maria in The Sound of Music because I love the songs; the more adventurous side of me wants to play a villain because it would be amazing fun.
Rachel Forsdike, playing Vivian Kensington
WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS SHOW?
Playing the nasty one for a change.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST NERVOUS ABOUT?
Blanking on stage.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRE-SHOW RITUALS (IF ANY)?
Constant yawning – it’s not boredom, it’s a symptom of anxiety!
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM IN YOUR DRESSING ROOM?
Hairspray.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE
Maria in The Sound of Music.
Heather Davis, playing Brooke Windham
WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS SHOW?
My family, friends and kids coming to watch the show and seeing the finished package.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST NERVOUS ABOUT?
Dropping my skipping rope.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRE-SHOW RITUALS (IF ANY)?
Going to the toilet on my 5 minute call.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM IN YOUR DRESSING ROOM?
My script
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE?
Linda in Blood Brothers.
Sally Wheeler, playing Paulette Bonafonte
WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS SHOW?
The audience response (laughter/applause hopefully!)
Love the Pavilion and the social events.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST NERVOUS ABOUT?
Rufus not responding correctly!
The show running without a hitch – Aaah!!
WHAT ARE YOUR PRE-SHOW RITUALS (IF ANY)?
Vocal and physical warm up.
Steam.
Always set costumes and props.
‘Break a leg’ to fellow cast members.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM IN YOUR DRESSING ROOM?
Water, closely followed by lipstick.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE?
Charity, Mary Poppins, Funny Girl.

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