Photo Flash: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrates Opening Night- Inside the Curtain Call & After Party!

Douglas Hodge stars as Willy Wonka in the brand-new production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London. Directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, the story is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (Grammy winners for Hairspray; Smash), with a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig (The Bacchae; Tintin In Tibet). The shows opened last night, June 25 and you can check out photos from the opening night curtain call and after party below!

Alongside Hodge as Willy Wonka, the cast includes Nigel Planer as Grandpa Joe, Clive Carter as Mr Salt, Jasna Ivir as Mrs Gloop, Paul J Medford as Mr Beauregarde, Iris Roberts as Mrs Teavee and Myra Sands as Grandma Georgina.

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Photo Credit: Dan Wooller/Rex

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Nigel Planer (Grandpa Joe), Douglas Hodge (Willy Wonka) and Clive Carter (Mr Salt)

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Marc Shaiman (Music) and Scott Wittman (Music)

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Members of the cast'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'

Nigel Planer

Louis Suc (Charlie Bucket), Jack Costello (Charlie Bucket), Douglas Hodge (Willy Wonka), Tom Klenerman (Charlie Bucket) and Isaac Rouse (Charlie Bucket)

Jay Heyman (Mike Teavee), Adam Mitchell (Mike Teavee), Douglas Hodge (Willy Wonka) and Luca Toomey (Mike Teavee)

Jane Krakowski

Jack Shalloo (Mr Bucket) and Paul Saunders (Oompa-Loompa/Asst Dance Captain)

Jane McMurtrie (Swing/Dance Captain) and Alex Gaumond

Douglas Hodge

Iris Roberts

Clive Carter (Mr Salt) and Francesca Carter

Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker and James Broderick

Alex Clatworthy

Sam Mendes (Director) and Douglas Hodge (Willy Wonka)

Renee Puente and Matthew Morrison

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