Dazzling night at The Boy in the Dress premiere at the RSC

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Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers and David Walliams joined the cast onstage for the encore. Picture by Simon Hadley.
From left, David Walliams, Guy Chambers, Robbie Williams and Gregory Doran
Last night (Thursday), the Royal Shakespeare Company celebrated the opening night of the new musical, The Boy in the Dress, based on the novel by David Walliams, adapted by Mark Ravenhill, with music and lyrics by Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers and directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran.
Photo: Simon Hadley.

VIP guests included David Baddiel, David Bradley, Alan Carr, Guy Chambers, Taron Egerton, Ray Fearon, Ayda Field, Dawn Harper, Natalie Imbruglia, Cerys Matthews, David Walliams and Robbie Williams.

The Company, which includes Rufus Hound, Irvine Iqbal, Natasha Lewis, Forbes Masson and Charlotte Wakefield, were joined on stage by Robbie Williams, David Walliams and Guy Chambers for a special reprise of Disco Symphony, one of the songs written by Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers for the production.
Cerys Matthews
The cast and creative team were joined by fellow company members and VIP guests for post-show celebrations at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Watch out for the Herald review, appearing online shortly.