COMPETITION: West End musical with a stellar cast

By Ciaran McGrath in Local People

AMANDA Holden heads one of the starriest casts ever to have stepped out on the British stage in a funny and heart-warming comedy which charts the lives of seven women and one man trying to tap their troubles away at a weekly dancing class.

The group is just getting to grip with the basics when they are asked to take part in a charity gala…

Over the course of several months we meet the group – and all of them have a story to tell, from haughty Vera, mouthy Maxine and uptight Andy, to bubbly Sylvia, shy Dorothy, eager Lynne and cheerful Rose and, of course, Geoffrey.

At the piano is the dour Mrs Fraser and spurring them all on the ever-patient Mavis.

The show also stars Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite, Nicola Stephenson and Natalie Casey.

Stepping Out was the winner of the 1984 Evening Standard Comedy of the Year Award. It was also made into a musical and a film in 1991, starring Liza Minnelli and Julie Walters.

Stepping Out is playing at the Vaudeville Theatre on the Strand from March 1 to June 17.

Book your tickets now (from £20) by calling 0330 333 4814 or by visiting, #SteppingOut or @SteppingOutPlay

To enter our competition for a pair of tickets, simply answer the following question:

* Who starred in the 1991 film version of Stepping Out – Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, or Joan Crawford?

Send your answer, with your name, address and a daytime telephone number, to Stepping Out competition, North London & Herts Newspapers, 187 Baker Street, Enfield, EN1 3JT, or send your answer, with contact details, to competitions, with “Stepping Out” in the

subject line, by noon on February 23.

Terms and Conditions:

* Two readers will win a pair of tickets, valid for Monday to Friday performances until March 24 at 7.30pm, subject to availability.

* No cash alternative.

* Travel and accommodation not included.

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