VenueLandor Theatre
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From20th May 2004
To12th June 2004
WhenTue-Sat 19:30
PricesFrom £10.00. To £10.00.
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A setting where one person's self-improvement could lead to another's downfall, where a battle of wills is matched only by the struggle to create a powerful body. It takes place during the 1980s, when the intense marketing of exercise and fitness techniques began to engage with the general public. People sat and watched Jane Fonda workout videos for hours. Thousands joined health clubs and leapt around in classes. Twenty years later, new gyms are still springing up at an alarming rate. Exercise is good for you, yes but in the midst of the toil and sweat it is sometimes easy to overlook its one essential characteristic. It is funny. It is funny in the way it looks and it is funny because of the total self-absorption of those taking part. The show will feature physical perfection, suspense, fifteen new songs and romance enough to drench the world in chocolate. Which brings us back to the gym...
Author John Telfer
Author Alec Reid

Archive :: production:T01921801884, musical:S1750888399, venue:V254

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Director Robert McWhir

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