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Backstage with Kinky Boots star as musical launches in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 21:06 24 September 2019 | UPDATED: 21:06 24 September 2019

Kayi Ushe star of Kinky Boots at the Theatre Royal. Picture: Ella Wilkinson

Kayi Ushe star of Kinky Boots at the Theatre Royal. Picture: Ella Wilkinson

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To celebrate the Norwich launch of the hit musical Kinky Boots, West End star Kayi Ushe has given a sneak preview of life backstage 
at the fabulous boot-stomping show.

Kayi Ushe star of Kinky Boots at the Theatre Royal. Picture: Ella WilkinsonKayi Ushe star of Kinky Boots at the Theatre Royal. Picture: Ella Wilkinson

The musical, based on a true story, follows struggling young shoemaker Charlie Price as his world is turned upside down by the unlikely and spectacular arrival of Lola, a performer in need of a new pair of stilettos.

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Ushe is donning the trademark red boots as Lola, joined by Coronation Street star Paula 
Lane as Lauren, as the hit show arrives in Norwich as part of its UK tour.

The musical features songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, transporting audiences from the floor of a shoe factory to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.

Kayi Ushe star of Kinky Boots at the Theatre Royal. Picture: Ella WilkinsonKayi Ushe star of Kinky Boots at the Theatre Royal. Picture: Ella Wilkinson

The show will run from 7.30pm tonight until Saturday, with limited tickets available for all performances.

To buy tickets, visit the Theatre Royal website, or call the box office on 01603 630000.

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