The clock will be turned back to the late 1990s and early noughties when a Britney Spears-themed production comes to the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield.

Saving Britney plays at the LBT on Friday and Saturday February 11 and 12 as part of a UK tour before it goes to Broadway in July.

Starring award-winning performer Shereen Roushbaiani (BBC’s Doctors, Pride and Prejudice The Panto, Mummylogues) and written and directed by David Shopland (A Dream Of Dying, Into Thin Air, The Little Mermaid), Saving Britney reopened London’s prestigious Old Red Lion Theatre in May 2021 after 425 days, where it played for three weeks to sold out audiences, and won rave reviews.

It was nominated for two OffWestEnd ‘Offie’ Awards – for leading performer and direction – and has been shortlisted for a WhatsOnStage Award for Best Off West End Production.

Over the course of an hour we see how the Princess of Pop influenced millennial Jean’s life and how the connections shared between them led to an unbelievable moment of self-discovery.

Inspired by the #FreeBritney movement, Saving Britney is a hilarious and heart-breaking look at celebrity obsession, sexuality and growing up in the early noughties; featuring more nostalgia than you can shake a Tamagochi at!

David Shopland said: “Saving Britney is a funny and poignant exploration of what it means to be a fan, growing up in England in the nineties and the importance of finding yourself in a world full of Instagram filters.

“I think the show resonates with everyone, regardless of age or your knowledge of Britney Spears, and we can’t wait to tell this story all around the country.”

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