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Spend, Spend, Spend Main House

Birmingham School of Speech and Drama

Wed 25 - Sat 28 Feb at 7.30pm Fri 27 Feb at 2.30pm

'The story of the first mega jackpot pools winner - and what a story!’

Book/Lyrics by Justin Greene and Steve Brown 
Directed by Bob Eaton

It’s 1961 and a Yorkshire family are scraping by on a miner’s wage of 7 a week. Then the unimaginable happens. They win a fortune on the pools (153,000 the equivalent to 3,000,000 today.) Life for the Nicholson’s is about to change and in the words of Viv herself, she is going to “ spend, spend, spend”.

This fabulous award-winning musical bombards the audience with a dazzling mixture of exuberance, despair, triumph and tragedy. Soaring from rags to riches and plummeting back to rags, Viv’s mission takes her through five husbands, fast cars, bankruptcy and booze. She did indeed wake up spent!

An amateur production by arrangement with Samuel French Ltd

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