FANS of Dusty Springfield was in for a treat next month when Son of a Preacher Man comes to town.

Featuring her soulful music, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, the show is coming to Darlington Hippodrome in February.

Featuring the greatest hits of Dusty Springfield, including "The Look Of Love", "I Only Want To Be With You", "Spooky" and of course, the classic "Son Of A Preacher Man", this funny and touching new musical by internationally renowned writer Warner Brown will have you laughing, crying and singing your heart.

Director and choreographer Craig Revel Horwood, famous for being a judge on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, said: "I am delighted to bring to life for the very first time this wonderful story created by Warner Brown, with soulful songs from the legendary Dusty Springfield's iconic music catalogue.

"I hope that audiences in Darlington will come to love this warm-hearted and uplifting new musical as much as I do."

Alice Barlow, who will star in the new musical playing the role of Kat, is best known for her roles on television, with credits including Coronation Street, Swipers, Drifters, Benidorm, Banana, Staff Room, Casualty, Crime Stories, Hollyoaks, and was also a contestant on The Voice.

Son of a Preacher Man is at Darlington Hippodrome from Tuesday, February 6 until Saturday 10.

Tickets, which are priced from £27, includes £2 restoration levy.

To book contact the Box Office on 01325-405405 or visit