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Meatloaf musical in London

Meatloaf musical in London
By Atack Patrick

<p>One street in central London was packed with Harley Davidson motorbikes, bikers, and rock and roll fans on Thursday night. </p> <p>Unknown to many commuters trying to get home, this was the grand announcement of <a href="http://batoutofhellmusical.com/">Bat Out of Hell: The Musical</a> </p> <p>The show has been described as an “epic rock and roll theatrical fantasy” inspired by Meatloaf’s seminal 1977 album of the same name. </p> <p>To mark the occasion, the 69-year old rock star made a rare public appearance. He has suffered with health problems of late, and had to stand with a walking stick. </p> <p>Meatloaf, real name Marvin Lee Aday, said the musical has been composer Jim Steinman’s dream for 50 years. </p> <p>He thanked fans for continued support, adding that “without England, (Bat Out of Hell) wouldn’t have existed”. </p> <p>The cast of the stage show then performed three songs from the production, including the famous track which gave both the album and the musical its name.</p>