10:49am Wednesday 21st November 2012 in Freetime
If you are after a performance a little different from the usual then you may want to give the Ladyboys of Bangkok a try, writes Andy Bloss.
The show has already taken Britain by storm and now a spectacular new production of theatre extravaganza is coming to the Fairfield Halls, performed by some of the most beautiful showgirls around.
They just happen to be men.
The Ladyboys of Bangkok has attracted capacity audiences of enthusiastic theatre goers with their unique entertainment which has become an art-form in its own right.
Sixteen of the world’s most entrancing beauties take you on their carnival parade in what promises to be their most ambitious show yet.
Join the festivities as they parade through comedy, cabaret and carnival beat.
Witness some of the planet's most famous divas getting the full Ladyboys' treatment - including, Beyonce and Lady Gaga, and be bewitched by the vivid array of colours and be left breathless by our unique Carnival Queen in the grand finale.
Combining the heady spice of Bangkok’s vibrant nightlife with the glamorous show girl appeal of Las Vegas, the show is performed by a cast of 16 male Thai nationals.
Executive Producer Carol Gandey says: "Our audiences irrespective of their age or background expect an evening of pure entertainment.
"They are looking for something with a genuine feel-good factor. Our reputation is established on glamour and fun and everything from the painstaking immaculate make up to the glittering array of costumes."
Tina, who has been performing in the show for 12 years, says the group love performing on stage. She says: "British audiences are extremely generous and appreciative.
"When they come to the theatre for a night out, they have come to enjoy themselves and they create an incredible atmosphere.
"We all love to perform on stage as that’s what we all spent many years training to do and we regard the UK tour as being the pinnacle of what we do."
The Ladyboys of Bangkok, Ashcroft Theatre, Sunday November 25, 7.30pm, tickets £21.50 for adults and £20 for concessions. Call 02086889291 or visit www.fairfield.co.uk.