It was the decade to keep you swinging, wearing flower power, and indulge in as much backcombing as you can imagine. Yes, we're talking the 1960s of course - and tonight it all comes alive once again in the West Country.
Hairspray the musical is touring the country, and the star of the show is Mark Benton who you might recognise from shows like Waterloo Road and Early Doors. Kylie Pentelow went along to the Bristol Hippodrome to meet him and see how preparations are going.
Carol McGiffin from ITV1's Loose Women is appearing as The Genie of the Lamp in Aladdin at the Bristol Hippodrome. Here she talks to our reporter Tanya Mercer about her experience on the stage. Carol is appearing live this on evening's The Westcountry Tonight at 6pm on ITV1.