Birthday treat for Sir Cameron Mackintosh fan on Chichester evening out
A theatregoer got an unexpected birthday treat when she met Sir Cameron Mackintosh in Chichester last Thursday evening.
Sue Long and her friend Maria James asked for a photo with the Les Misérables star, who they spotted while waiting to see ‘Half a Sixpence’ at Chichester Festival Theatre.
Sue said Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who co-created the play they were about to see, was her ‘absolute musical theatre hero’.
She added: “As I was so starstruck, I completely forgot his name and got him mixed up with David Cameron and ended up addressing him as Mr Errrr...
“He was a complete gentleman, utterly kind and friendly and was happy to have his photo taken with us and wish me a happy birthday!”
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