Having opened at the Manchester Opera House on 2nd November 2023 before heading across the UK, the show features the soundtrack of a generation with music from Kylie Minogue (I Should Be So Lucky), Rick Astley (Never Gonna Give You Up), Jason Donovan (Too Many Broken Hearts) and Bananarama (Love In The First Degree).

I Should Be So Lucky: The Stock Aitken Waterman Musical features no less than ten Number One singles and over 25 songs from the Hit Factory whose music defined an era.

I Should Be So Lucky musical

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The show features top hits and colourful costumes.

The story follows the story of Ella and Nathan, a young couple, hopelessly in love and about to take the biggest step of their lives – marriage. Until it doesn’t go quite to plan.

Bringing together a cast of West End regulars, Billy Roberts and Lucy-Mae Sumner will lead as Nathan and Ella respectively. They are joined by the likes of Kayla Carter as Bonnie, Scott Paige as Michael and Giovanni Spanò as Ash. Creator of the musical, Debbie Isitt, is a BAFTA and EMMY award-winning writer and director. 

Groups have until May 2024 to catch the show at a venue near them including in Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Sunderland and Bromley. You can find all the touring dates and venues by clicking here.

I Should Be So Lucky musical

Source: Marc Brenner

Lucie-Mae Sumner stars alongside a digital Kylie Minogue in the show.

Who are Stock Aitken Waterman?

In 1984 record promoter and producer Pete Waterman joined forces with songwriters, record producers and musicians Matt Aitken and Mike Stock, creating Stock Aitken Waterman.

Working with upcoming singers as well as established acts, they created a pop catalogue that sold millions and dominated the music charts worldwide.

The artists they worked with include Kylie Minogue, Sir Paul McCartney, Donna Summer, Dead or Alive, Rick Astley, Bananarama, Jason Donovan, Sir Cliff Richard, Mel and Kim, Sonia and many more, the trio provided the soundtrack to a generation that continues to be enjoyed today.

Group rates are venue specific, with more information available at soluckymusical.com.