Based on the 1980 film, Fame The Musical follows the lives of students at New York’s High School for the Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life.
The musical was originally conceived by David De Silva, with its first production staged n 1988 in Miami, Florida with much success. The show has had many stagings worldwide, including one notable off-Broadway production in 2003.
The filmed production is the 30th anniversary UK tour that opened in Manchester on July 20, 2018. The show was produced by Selladoor Productions, and toured the UK for nearly two years.
The production was filmed in October 2019, during the tour's stop at the Peacock Theatre in London.