The opening number
Please, please, come closer.
Welcome ta Yorkshire,
County of bikers, towering hills, and t’ finest tea this side of t’ Pennines.
On sale today, come on down!
Look at this! Yes! Combination fryer and fridge – also makes Yorksha puddings. No?
Ok, how ’bout this? The famous mug used by Bradford born Dynamo himself. Not interested?
Wait, don’t go!
Ah can see tha’ you’re only interested in the exceptionally rare.
Ah think then, you would be most rewarded to ‘ave a gander at this.
Do not be fooled by its commonplace appearance.
Like sa menny things, it is not wha’ is outside, but wha’ is inside tha’ counts.
This is nay ordinary lamp! It once changed the course of a young man’s life.
A young man, who like this lamp, was more than wha’ ‘e seemed.
A diamond in t’ rough.
Perhaps you would like ta ‘ear the tale?
It begins on a popular reality TV show, where one boy changes ‘is life forever…
Most of us 90s kids have a strong connection towards Disney. It was initially force fed on VHS in the hope of quietening us down and making us drop our Tamagotchi’s, Pogs or Furby’s, like some weird childhood initiation.
I love Disney whether I was brainwashed or not and Aladdin is near the very top of my list so the bar was set pretty damn high… But I can reveal, this musical did not disappoint.