Full Monty frolics back in the West End

Fans of The Full Monty are in for a treat, as the musical version is making a comeback to the London stage.

USA Full Monty cast in the original production – Photo: Dan Rest

The Full Monty debuted in the West End in 2002. It will run again for a month at the New Players Theatre from the 3rd December 2009 until 2nd January 2010, What's on Stage is reporting.

The 1997 film The Full Monty was about Sheffield steelworkers who found themselves out of work. The musical version sees the show set in Buffalo, USA. It originally opened in San Diego, before opening on Broadway, running for 770 performances.

It failed to repeat its success in London however, closing after just eight months.

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