The smash hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats is heading to the Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre from August 15 to August 27.

The original tour premiered in February 2009 at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley to rave critical reviews and widespread audience acclaim.

Having sold out its return there in November 2009, the national tour has been extended throughout 2011.

Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, the team behind Goodnight Sweetheart, Birds of a Feather, The New Statesmen and Shine On Harvey Moon, this spectacular feel-good production will give you ‘the greatest time of your life’ – taking you back to a time when each passing week brought another classic track.

Featuring songs from Roy Orbison, The Shadows, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury, Chuck Berry and many more, including Let’s Dance, To Know Him Is To Love Him, Shaking All Over, Bobby’s Girl, Little Town Flirt, Only Sixteen, Sleepwalk, Runaround Sue, Happy Birthday Sweet 16, What A Wonderful World, Let’s Twist Again, Let It Be Me and many more hits.