Dianne Pilkington

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Dianne trained at Guildford School of Acting.

Theatre credits include The 39 Steps (Criterion Theatre), Glinda in Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre), Grizabella in Cats (National Tour), Belinda in The Far Pavilions (Shaftesbury Theatre), Mary in Tonight's the Night (Victoria Palace), Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast (National Tour), Kim in the original cast of Boy George's musical Taboo, the title role in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (Victoria Palace) opposite Lily Savage, Protestant Girl in The Beautiful Game (Cambridge Theatre), The Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd (Bridewell Theatre), Marion in Tess (Savoy Theatre) and understudied and played Fantine and Cosette in Les Misérables (Palace Theatre).

Original Cast Recordings include Taboo and The Beautiful Game.

Film credits include The Wolf Man opposite Benecio Del Toro (Universal Pictures).

Other credits include Meg in the workshop of Love Never Dies directed by Jack O'Brien, Hope in the London workshop production of Urinetown directed by John Rando, Tonya in the workshop of Dr Zhivago directed by Des McAnuff, the title role in Helen of Troy directed by Gary Griffin, Charlotte in Charlotte - Life or Theatre? and appearing with Boy George in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Most recently: Amalia in She Loves Me (Minerva Theatre, Chichester).

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Dianne Pilkington STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
2023
THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST

[West End]
London Production at Theatre Royal Haymarket, 2021
Raquel [Replacement]

[West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Glinda [Replacement]

[West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Donna Sheridan [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Elizabeth [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Production, 2017
Aunt Lily

[West End]
2012
Sophie De Palma

[West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Annabella Schmidt [Replacement]

Margaret [Replacement]

Pamela [Replacement]

[West End]
Original London Production, 2005
Belinda

[West End]
Original London Production, 2003
Mary

[West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Kim


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Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of THE WIZARD OF OZ at the London Palladium?

Starring Georgina Onuorah as Dorothy, award-winning comedian and musical theatre star Jason Manford as The Cowardly Lion, Diversity star Ashley Banjo as The Tin Man in his West End musical debut and The London Palladium legend Gary Wilmot as The Wizard and Professor Marvel, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz has now opened at the London Palladium.

Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ, London Palladium

Familiar and safe it may be, but the show delivers spectacle and entertainment as only theatre can

Georgina Onuorah Will Play Dorothy in THE WIZARD OF OZ at The London Palladium This Summer

Georgina Onuorah will play the lead role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz this summer. Georgina is currently playing Ado Annie in the critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning production of Oklahoma! (Wyndham's Theatre).

Dianne Pilkington, Louis Gaunt and Christina Bianco Join THE WIZARD OF OZ at the London Palladium

Dianne Pilkington, Louis Gaunt and Christina Bianco will join the cast of The Wizard of Oz this summer. Dianne will play the Wicked Witch of the West, Louis will be the Scarecrow and Christina will play Glinda The Good Witch.

Interview: KT Tunstall on Touring, Making Unpopular Music and Bringing SAVING GRACE to the Stage

BroadwayWorld catches up with KT Tunstall to chat about bringing Saving Grace to the stage at Riverside Studios.

Cast Announced For SAVING GRACE at the Riverside Studios

Casting has been announced as rehearsals begin for the previously announced intimate first run of the new musical Saving Grace.

Final Day To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards!

It's the final day to vote in the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Voting closes at midnight, so you've still got time to get those last votes in... 

Final Week To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; See The Current Standings!

It's the final week of voting for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Voting closes on Friday, 25 March.

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

Shortlist Announced For The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards!

Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best of theatre - from the West End to shows around the country and online. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

Gary Naylor's Nominations For The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards

One of our reviewers shares his top picks!

VIDEO: Watch the New Extended Trailer for BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS

A new, extended trailer has been released for Bedknobs and Broomsticks in the UK!

BWW Review: BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS THE MUSICAL, King's Theatre, Glasgow

Enter a world of magic and fantasy as Disney’s classic movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks makes its world premiere as an exciting new stage musical.

Photos: First Look at BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS at The King's Glasgow

Disney’s Academy Award-winning movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks will make its Scottish premiere in Glasgow next week as an exciting new stage musical presented by Michael Harrison.

BWW Review: BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS, The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

'Where did all the happy endings go? Where can all the good times be?' When West End stalwart Dianne Pilkington enchanted the audience yesterday evening at the press night of Bedknobs and Broomsticks with The Sherman Brothers' 'The Age of Not Believing', perhaps the 1971 Disney film's most iconic number, I couldn't help but think about we have all endured over the past year and a half.

Photos: See Dianne Pilkington, Charles Brunton & More in BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS

The UK tour of Bedknobs and Broomsticks began performances at Newcastle Theatre Royal on Saturday 14 August 2021!  The UK Tour is now extended through to March 2022. The tour includes a 5-week Christmas season at Leeds Grand Theatre.

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS; Opening This Weekend at Newcastle Theatre Royal

Performances begin at Newcastle Theatre Royal on Saturday 14 August 2021, with the UK Tour now extended through to March 2022. The tour includes a 5-week Christmas season at Leeds Grand Theatre. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!

BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS Comes to Milton Keynes Next Month

With the original songs by the legendary Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), including Portobello Road, The Age Of Not Believing, The Beautiful Briny, Bedknobs and Broomsticks will be brought to life by award-winning theatre-makers Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison.

Dianne Pilkington FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Dianne Pilkington has not appeared on Broadway.

Dianne Pilkington has appeared on London's West End in 13 shows.

Dianne Pilkington's first West End show was Taboo which opened in 2002

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