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Hairspray Live!


Friday 8pm - 10:45pm ITV2
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Friday, 9pm - 11:45pm ITV2+1
Saturday, 2pm - 4:40pm ITV2
Saturday, 3pm - 5:40pm ITV2+1


A production of the hit Broadway musical, originally recorded live for US television. In 1962 Baltimore, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on the Corny Collins Show, a TV programme popular with local teens. Against all odds, she wins a role on the show and becomes a celebrity overnight, meeting a colourful array of characters along the way. Tracy's mother - the indomitable and stuck-in-the-past Edna - has her eyes opened by her daughter and her new friends, and encourages Tracy in her campaign to integrate the all-white Corny Collins Show. Maddie Baillio and Harvey Fierstein star.

Cast & Crew

Tracy Turnblad Maddie Baillio
Edna Turnblad Harvey Fierstein
Velma Von Tussle Kristin Chenoweth
Motormouth Maybelle Jennifer Hudson
Penny Pingleton Ariana Grande
Wilbur Turnblad Martin Short
Corny Collins Derek Hough
Director Kenny Leon
Writer Harvey Fierstein
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