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Hairspray Live

Hairspray Live

ITV shows Hairspray Live!

Published 9 December 2016

If you can hear the bells, and truly the beat for you can’t be stopped, then boy do we have a Christmas treat for you: NBC’s Hairspray Live! will be screened tonight on ITV2 at 8pm!

With an all-star cast including Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein reprising his Tony Award-winning role, this multi Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical is bound to blow you away and see your spirits soar, in an exciting version first seen on NBC a couple of days ago.

With hits including Good Morning Baltimore, I Can Hear The Bells and You Can’t Stop The Beat, Hairspray transports audiences to 1962 Baltimore, where teenager Tracy Turnblad dreams of dancing her way to TV stardom. When she becomes an overnight sensation on The Corny Collins Show, she uses her newfound stardom to try to integrate the television network, in an uplifting, hilarious and incredibly catchy musical which is bound to warm your heart this winter.

The original London production of the show was nominated for a record-setting 11 Olivier Awards, so marry an incredible show with such a renowned cast and huge production values, and mark our card as “tuning in”!

Hairspray Live! can be seen on ITV2 at 8pm tonight, 9 December.



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