The Full Monty
highlights the daily torment of laid-off Yorkshire steelworkers forced to turn to stripping to make money.
But Englishman Tom, who stripped with Scot Robert Carlyle in the smash hit The Full Monty
last year, reckons getting his kit off in front of the cameras again was no problem.
He is to visit the jobs centre in Sheffield which features in the hit film The Full Monty
Addy appeared in The Bill, A Very Peculiar Practice, Heartbeat and The Thin Blue Line before landing his big break in 1997's The Full Monty
, after being recommended for a role by playwright John Godber.
The team behind Bare Faced Cheek, which was set up specifically to put on the show, previously performed The Full Monty
with the Ellesmere Port Musical Theatre Company in New Brighton four years ago.
In The Full Monty
he plays Harold, an unemployed mill supervisor whose dance skills are what finally and arduously bring Hot Metal alive.
She took me to see the Full Monty
at the Lichfield Garrick last year and it proved to be such a hit that it will now be on at the Grand.
A selection of scenes from Maesgeirchen Healthy Living Centre's variety show, which incorporated scenes from a range of popular musicals such as Grease, Thriller, The Rocky Horror Show and The Full Monty
Organiser Dave Venus, from Binley fire station, said: "When we decided to do the Full Monty
we asked a few of the women in the local shops what they thought and they said they thought it was a good idea so we are going ahead.
- The Rivals will see male and female students from the University of Durham, Queen's Campus, Stockton, stripping for money.
In case the title is still unfamiliar, the full monty
is a colloquialism for stripping nude.
But in fairness their revealing, tacky dresses did fit in with the rest of the show which included a Full Monty
strip and Cilla Black in a basque.
And for that, we owe a debt of thanks to the choreographers of such decidedly R-rated musicals as Cabaret, Chicago, Contact, Dirty Blonde, Fosse, The Full Monty
and The Rocky Horror Show.
Most likely to be seen very soon on Broadway is the Old Globe's musical version of "The Full Monty
," which opens in San Diego on June 1.
But the huge success of the low budget British movie The Full Monty
has changed all that.