Happy Days are here again

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The Independent Online
A pounds 2m theatre production of the hit television series Happy Days is heading for Britain, it was announced yesterday.

Happy Days - The Musical is being written by the star of the original show, Henry Winkler (pictured) alias The Fonz, the cool hoodlum who only had to snap his fingers to be surrounded by adoring girls. The show will feature hit tunes from the Fifties and early Sixties, with compositions by lyricist David Capri. The Happy Days series, about a group of American high-school students, ran for 11 years from the mid-Seventies and was a huge hit in the UK. The musical is scheduled for a West End premiere in autumn 1998.