Paul McCartney working on first ever musical as he adapts iconic film for stage

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The former Beatle, 77, is working with theatre impresario Bill Kenwright, who owns the rights to It’s A Wonderful Life.

Sir Paul McCartney is working on his first ever musical – a stage adaption of the iconic film It’s A Wonderful Life.

The 77-year-old former Beatle has teamed up with theatre and film impresario Bill Kenwright who will produce the show. 

Macca is writing the music and working on the lyrics with Tony Award-winning screen and play writer Lee Hall.

Sir Paul said: “Like many of these things this started with an email. Bill had asked if it was something I might be up for.