With producers of the much anticipated North American touring production having announced their full casting this past week in readiness for an autumn opening, the London mother ship production of Queen and Ben Elton
's We Will Rock You
today produced its own casting news, revealing details of a revamped cast for 2013/ 2014.
The long running West End Dominion Theatre production, which has played since May 2002, also announced that it is extending its current booking period to mid-April 2014.
While the new 2013-2014 cast will continue to star long running audience favourites Oliver Tompsett
(Galileo), Rachel Wooding
(Scaramouche), Brenda Edwards
(Killer Queen), Kevin Kennedy
(Pop), and Alasdair Harvey
(Khashoggi), the show welcomes in a new 'Meat' and 'Britney', with Amanda Coutts
making a return to the show and Rolan Bell
joining the West End cast after grabbing attention for his performance as 'Britney' in the international Arena tour production of the show.
has become a regular casting favourite in We Will Rock You. S
he first joined the cast in 2007 as a Scaramouche and Meat cover, later taking over the role of Meat and regularly playing
She then played the lead role of Scaramouche in the UK touring production, and now returns to the Dominion to reprise the role of Meat. Her other touring and West End shows include Fame
, and West Side Story
As well as his touring work with We Will Rock You
, Londoner Rolan Bell
's credits include Ragtime
, the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre production of A Midsummer Night's Dream
, Carmen Jones
at The Royal Festival Hall, and the Theatre Royal Stratford East production The Harder They Come
for which he was nominated for a What's On Stage Best Newcomer award. His TV Credits include the regular part of Theo in Eastenders.
Rehearsals for the new company start September 2 for an October 7 first night.