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Mrs Henderson Presents archiveBased on the 2005 film which starred Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins. Based on the true story of the Windmill Theatre in London. 70-year-old recently-widow Mrs Laura Henderson buys the theatre as a way of spending her time and money, and appoints manager Vivian Van Damm. As the war looms Mrs Henderson searches for something to boost morale and box office, coming up with the idea of The Windmill Girls - glamorous young women posing as nude statues (movement by nudes in a live show being banned at the time). Audiences flock and as the Blitz hits London, The Windmill boasted "We Never Close". World Premiere


Janie Dee (Mrs Henderson), Tracie Bennett, Julie Armstong, Sarah Bakker, Ian Bartholomew, Katie Bernstein, Andrew Bryant, Rhiannon Chesterman, Lizzy Connolly, Alexander Delamere, Mark Hadfield, Victoria Hay, Graham Hoadly, Samuel Holmes, Lauren Hood, Oliver Jackson, Katrina Kleve, Matthew Malthouse, Jane Milligan, Neil Stewart, Emma Williams, Dickie Wood.


Book by: Terry Johnson
Lyrics: Don Black
Music(s): George Fenton, Simon Chamberlain
Producer(s): The Heywire Partnership, Michael Harrison, Theatre Royal Bath
Director: Terry Johnson
Choreographer(s): Andrew Wright, Andrew Wright
Design: Tim Shortall
Sound: Gareth Owen
Lighting: Ben Ormerod
Costume: Paul Wills

Mrs Henderson Presents

Mrs Henderson Presents (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T1645953779. Details of all Mrs Henderson Presents archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0353089542

Archive Listings

14 Aug 15
5 Sep 15
Theatre Royal
Bath, Bath & North East Somerset
Performance Details => Venue archive



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04Sep15: Theatre Royal, Bath. Based on the 2005 film which starred Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins.
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