Spice Girls' drama school loyalty
The Spice Girls have admitted they would love girls from their old drama schools to be cast in their musical.
The band - Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Victoria Beckham, Mel C and Mel B - reunited to unveil their new musical, written by Jennifer Saunders and produced by Mamma Mia!'s Judy Craymer, which is set to the songs of the Spice Girls.
Mel C said: "When you go to shows in the West End you do see a lot of the same theatre school and performing arts colleges.
"Emma went to Sylvia Young's, Victoria went to Laine Theatre Arts, I went to Bird College... Geri studied in the theatre school of life.
"We're hoping that people are cast from the schools."
Victoria added: "I think I would like to invite Betty Laine to see the show. She's such a huge part of my life."
The girls revealed they had been moved to tears seeing the workshop of the musical, the story of a mother and daughter's changing relationship as the daughter is launched to fame through a reality TV show.
But Emma added: "It is weird hearing other people sing our songs."