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Spice Girls reunited at musical opening in London

Published 11/12/2012 | 19:13

(Left - right) Melanie Brown, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm arriving for the press night of Viva Forever at the Piccadilly Theatre, Denman Street, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday December 11, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Geri Halliwell arriving for the press night of Viva Forever at the Piccadilly Theatre, Denman Street, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday December 11, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

THE Spice Girls were together once again tonight at the opening night of stage musical Viva Forever in London.





The band - Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Victoria Beckham, Mel C and Mel B - were joined at the Piccadilly Theatre in the West End by Jennifer Saunders, who wrote the show set to the songs of The Spice Girls, and Mamma Mia's Judy Craymer.



Beckham kept the audience waiting for curtain up after arriving late because she was reported to be stuck in traffic.



The other four girls sat together and posed for pictures on their mobile phones, giggling and hugging.



Beckham arrived last and sat with husband David Beckham and her three sons.



Friends and family were there to support the girls, including Bunton's TV presenter friend Keith Lemon, Barbara Windsor and Vanessa Feltz.



The musical stars newcomer Hannah John-Kamen and experienced West End star and former Eurovision entry Sally Ann Triplett.



John-Kamen plays aspiring singer Viva who, along with her three best friends, gets swept up in a TV talent show which turns her life upside down.



The cast also includes comedy actress Lucy Montgomery, who has appeared in The Mighty Boosh and Torchwood, and Bill Ward, whose roles have included Charlie Stubbs in Coronation Street.



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