Westbourne pupils star in new production of Legally Blonde at Sheffield’s Montgomery Theatre

She’s the girl who took the dumb out of being blonde…and now she’s has inspired a whole new generation of university-bound youngsters at Sheffield’s Westbourne School.

Friday, 22nd March 2019, 2:05 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd March 2019, 6:15 pm

Legally Blonde is the award-winning hit musical about Elle Woods, the pretty girl who pursues an ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School - and then discovers that she has more than just looks in her favour.

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And now the show has come to Sheffield’s Montgomery Theatre in a new production for the city by the young actors, musicians and singers of city independent school Westbourne.

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Taking the star role this week as fashion-loving blonde with attitude and intelligence Elle was Year 9 pupil Rosie Molyneux.

And there was a special guest role for chihuahua Isaac who plays Elle’s pet Bruiser Woods

The production, which ran at the Montgomery in Surrey Street on March 20 and 21 is the latest in a long line of acclaimed musicals including Grease, Oliver, Bugsy Malone, The Wizard of Oz and Little Shop of Horrors.