Sam Attwater to join cast of Dreamboats and Petticoats

Dancing on Ice winner Sam Attwater joins the cast of Bill Kenwright's production of Dreamboats & Petticoats, from 18 July 2011.

Sam Attwater, who will play loveable rogue Norman, is known to millions across the UK as Eastenders’ heartthrob Leon. He won the celebrity ice skating competition Dancing on Ice earlier this year.

Dreamboats & Petticoats, had a 4 month run at the Savoy theatre from 22 July to 31 Oct 2009, then returned to the West End on 6 Jan 2010, opening at the Playhouse Theatre, where it is currently taking booking to 24 Nov 2012.

The show features songs from Roy Orbison, The Shadows, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury, Chuck Berry and many more.

It is written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, inspired by the album, Dreamboats and Petticoats. Directed by Bob Tomson with choreography by Carole Todd

In 1961 emotions run high as talented young musicians Norman and Bobby compete to win the hearts of their adoring female fans - and more importantly, the gorgeous Laura. But when Laura shows that she’s no slouch with the guitar, rock ‘n’ roll fame beckons...

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