Today would be Dusty's 78th birthday, if she still was with us. Tributes have already been placed on her marker in Henley-on-Thames. Let's Talk Dusty's bouquet is the pink one in front. With thanks to John Harding for arranging this. Thank you for everything, Dusty. Love and miss you always. / Members, admins & mods at Let's Talk Dusty! xox (Photo credit: White Garden and John Harding.)
Please enjoy this short clip from The Wright Stuff, announcing the new West End theatre musical based on life of Dusty Springfield.
Son of a Preacher Man is the second musical featuring the singer's music announced this year.
Directed by Craig Revel Horwood, the musical features Springfield's music and with songs including "The Look Of Love", "I Only Want To Be With You","Spooky" and the title track. Son of a Preacher Man will open in Bromley on 4 September before embarking on a UK tour.
Earlier this year, it was announced that Maria Friedman would be directing Dusty, a new musical about the life of the singer, due to open in 2018.
Read more here
Commemorating the anniversary of Dusty's passing. Still so very missed by her friends and fans. Never forgotten. XOXO
We've just received exciting news about a new Dusty musical! Being the first authorised musical and set to premiere in the UK in 2018, it originates from the notes and memoirs of Dusty's close friend and manager Vicki Wickham, as well as interviews with key people in Dusty's life, including Pat Rhodes, Dusty’s lifelong personal assistant, and friend and record company executive Tris Penna. The production will be directed by Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman. Read more on londontheatre.co.uk
Tickets for Dusty Day are on sale now on Dusty Day's website.
UK fans are asked to send a cheque made out to C.P. Rhodes (Dusty's former secretary) and send it, together with a stamped & addressed envelope to:
Pat Rhodes, 7 Oakthorpe Rd
Palmers Green, London N13 5HY
Overseas fans are advised to use the booking form on Dusty Day's website.