IT’S one of the most popular musicals of all time and next week it returns to Manchester.

Dirty Dancing - the Classic Story on Stage is based on the hit movie starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey.

It’s the story of 17-year-old Baby who falls for her dance instructor while on holiday with her family in the Catskills.

Set in 1963, the show includes hit songs including Hungry Eyes, Do You Love Me? and the memorable I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life, featuring one of the most famous dance routines of them all.

The current tour stars Michael O’Reilly as Johnny Castle and Kira Malou as Frances ‘ Baby’ Houseman.

n Dirty Dancing - the Classic Story on Stage, Palace Theatre, Manchester, Monday, April 22 to Saturday, April 27. Details from 0844 871 3019 or