THE world premiere production of Fisherman's Friends: The Musical will come to Southampton next spring. 

Based on the true story of the Cornish singing sensations, Fisherman’s Friends, and the hit 2019 film about their life, it will play Mayflower Theatre from  February 14 to 18.

When a group of Cornish fishermen came together to sing the traditional working songs they’d sung for generations, they hoped to raise a few quid for charity. Nobody, least of all the fishermen, expected their story to end on the Pyramid stage of Glastonbury.

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Packed with sea shanties, Fisherman's Friends is a feel-good voyage about friendship, community and music and stars James Gaddas (Coronation Street, Bad Girls, Doctors, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks),  Parisa Shahmir of Mamma Mia fame, Drop The Dead Donkey favourite Robert Duncan, Bouquet of Barbed Wire's Susan Penhaligon and X Factor finalist Anton Stephens. 

The show features hit shanties made famous by the band including Keep Haulin’, Nelson's Blood and No Hopers Jokers & Rogues.

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