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Killian Donnelly and Beverley Knight as Huey and Felicia
Killian Donnelly and Beverley Knight as Huey and Felicia

Memphis – The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

Tony-award winning musical Memphis opened in the West End last week, with Beverley Knight taking centre stage as Felicia, a struggling club singer in 1950s Tennessee. When budding-radio presenter Huey Calhoun discovers Felicia, it begins a musical revolution throughout America. Cue rock n roll, blues and jazz as Felicia and her brother prepare to take over the music scene.

Beverley Knight shines as the strong yet meek Felicia, Her range is untimely and her acting is more than believable. Knight proves once again, (following her stint in The Bodyguard) that her acting and vocal skills are worthy of a West End lead.

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Category: Music