Day out in Blackpool
29 February 2020
Reporter: David Upton
Darren Day joins the cast of Footloose The Musical as Reverend Moore when the UK tour is at Blackpool Winter Gardens July 20–25.
His first starring theatre role was in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with an extensive career in the West End including Summer Holiday (which premièred in Blackpool), Copacabana and Grease. Tours include Alfie, Carousel, Great Expectations, Godspell, The Rocky Horror Show, We Will Rock You and, most recently Mame, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Bob in Rita Sue and Bob Too and new musical Bumblescratch at the Adelphi Theatre.
Based on the 1980s screen hit, Footloose The Musical features classic '80s hits including "Holding Out for a Hero", "Almost Paradise", "Let's Hear It For The Boy" and the title track.
City boy Ren thinks life is bad enough when he's forced to move to a rural backwater in America. But his world comes to a standstill when he arrives at Bomont to find dancing and rock music are banned. Taking matters into his own hands, Ren has all hell breaking loose and the whole town on its feet.