Why turning these 1990s films into musicals hits all the wrong ...

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Why turning these 1990s films into musicals hits all the wrong notes

‘Pretty Woman’ and ‘Indecent Proposal’ already felt outmoded when they opened decades ago

Rowan Pelling

Some mornings I wake up and feel something weird has happened overnight; there’s been a rift in the space/time continuum and part of history has been erased.

That happened this week as I absorbed the news that Pretty Woman and Indecent Proposal the musicals were set to open in London.

If your memory needs jogging, both stories were originally 1990s films where the dramatic premise centred on multimillionaires who paid to have sex with beautiful women...

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