Opened: 28th January 2019
Booking Period: 4th April 2020
Show Times: Monday-Saturday 19:30, Wednesday & Saturday 14:30
Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Venue: Savoy Theatre
9 to 5 is a musical based on the 1980 movie by the same name, which starred Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, and it follows the story of three workmates and their battle against their sexist boss. The musical was written by Patricia Resnick with music from Dolly Parton, and it debuted in Los Angeles in 2008 before opening on Broadway in April 2009. It opened in the West End’s Savoy Theatre in January 2019.
Leading and Supporting
Natalie McQueen as Doralee Rhodes
Chelsea Halfpenny as Judy Bernly
Louise Redknap as Violet Newstead
Bonnie Langford as Roz Keith
Brian Conley as Franklin Hart Jr (from 2nd March)
Sean Needham as Franklin Hart Jr (10-29th February
Ensemble and Swing
Alexander Bartles, Ashford Campbell, Christopher Jordan Marshall, Demmileig H Foster, Emily Woodford, Giles Surridge, Jacob Maynard, James Royden-Lyley, Jenny Legg, Jon Reynolds, Llandyll Gove, Lucinda Lawrence, Natasha Mould, Rhiane Drummond, Sasha Wareham, Sean Needham, Simon Campbell (swing), Victoria Anderson (swing)
Our reviewers were unimpressed by 9 to 5, awarding it ★★★ and describing it as “…is a simple story which offers some entertainment, but it lacks depth of plot and character”. To read the full review, click here.
9 to 5 is currently showing at the Savoy Theatre, having opened in January 2019. The Savoy Theatre opened in October 1881. It has been a venue for Gilbert and Sullivan operas, plays, musicals, ballets and musicals.
The Savoy Theatre is owned by ATG. The best place to buy tickets for 9 to 5 is through the ATG website. For more information on your visit to the Savoy Theatre, read our guide.
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Highlight is the title song…and that’s about it
It’s an okay show but just okay. The talented cast try really hard but the story is just too weak and feels a bit irrelevant.