Dusty Springfield remains one of the most successful British female singers of all time - and now her story has been turned into a stage musical.
'Son of a Preacher Man' is currently playing in Manchester and includes many of her other hits too, like 'I only want to be with you' and 'You don't have to say you love me'.
Our entertainment correspondent Caroline Whitmoremet the cast at Manchester's Palace Theatre:
Hundreds of hopefuls have queued up round the block for open auditions for Cilla the Musical at the Empire theatre in Liverpool.
The auditions are being held by producers from Bill Kenwright Ltd and Executive Producer of the new musical, Cilla's son, Robert Willis.
- Victoria Grimes was there:
- Read more: The search is on to find a Cilla
Girl's Aloud star Sarah Harding is starring in the new touring production of Ghost the musical which is in Manchester all this week. She is joined by Hollyoaks actor Andy Moss who plays the role immortalised on screen by Patrick Swayze.
- Michael Worrall went to meet them at the Palace Theatre, Manchester.