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Big Life, The

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Love's Labour's Lost gets a feel-good, ska music makeover. Read More >

The Big LifeThe Big Life is a feel-good ska musical which transports the plot of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost to 1950s London. On the Windrush over from the Caribbean to England, a pact is made by a group of men not to get involved with women for three years while they work to better themselves: but Cupid has another plan. The Big Life roams through almost every conceivable emotion during its toe-tapping tale of Caribbean migrants striving for a better life in London.

The production transfers to the West End following an acclaimed season at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.

For more information about The Big Life, click here for our interview with Tameka Empson.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 11/05/2005

Opening Night: 23/05/2005

Closing Night: 01/10/2005

Running time: 2h30

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Cast & Creative


Director - Clint Dyer

Designer - Jenny Tiramani

Choreographer - Jason Pennycooke

Sound - Gareth Owen

Lyrics By - Paul Sirett

About Apollo Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 7EZ

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