Holly Ashton in the international tour of Mamma Mia! 24.02.2015

Tonight sees the gala performance at the Liverpool Empire Theatre of the smash-hit Abba musical Mamma Mia! in which Holly Ashton is first cover to the lead role of Tanya. The Liverpool Empire will be the only UK venue outside of London to host the show's 2015 to 2016 international touring production.

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, Mamma Mia! first opened in London in 1999 at the Prince Edward Theatre and currently runs at the Novello Theatre. The international tour premiered in Dublin in 2004 and has since visited 35 countries around the world.