Emmerdale star Gaynor Faye leads an all-star cast for the world première of Key Mellor’s trailblazing TV series Band of Gold at Leeds Grand Theatre.

Band of Gold was a raw TV crime drama attracting 15 million viewers a week when it first aired on ITV in March 1995, starring Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson and Oscar nominee Samantha Morton making her screen debut.

The gritty thriller told the story of a group of women - Carol, Rose, Anita and Gina - battling to survive working in a notorious red-light district. When one of their colleagues is murdered the women band together to find the killer before they strike again

Faye will be joined on stage by Eastender Laurie Brett, Kieron Richardson from Hollyoaks, X-factor winner and Corrie star Shayne Ward and Mr Selfridge’s Sacha Parkinson.

Mellor will direct the stage version, and has teamed up once again with producer Josh Andrews who she worked with on the hugely successful Fat Friends The Musical.

Band of Gold will run from Thursday 28th November to Saturday 14th December 2019 at The Grand, before embarking tour next year.

Book online at www.leedsgrandtheatre.com or call Box Office on 0844 848 2700