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Lara Denning

 
Bio:
Lara trained at Mountview Theatre School, London. West End Theatre: Doreen/Miss Elf in The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (The Ambassadors and Menier Chocolate Factory), Mrs Wormwood in Matilda (Cambridge Theatre), Louise and Eve in Ruthless The Musical (Arts Theatre), Mrs Bucket in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lara trained at Mountview Theatre School, London. West End Theatre: Doreen/Miss Elf in The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (The Ambassadors and Menier Chocolate Factory), Mrs Wormwood in Matilda (Cambridge Theatre), Louise and Eve in Ruthless The Musical (Arts Theatre), Mrs Bucket in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [UK Tour]
2021
Miss Hedge
  [West End]
West End Production, 2019
Miss Elf
Doreen Slater
  [West End]
London Premiere, 2018
Louise Lerman
Eve
  [West End]
Original Production, 2017
Doreen [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Mrs. Bucket [Replacement]
Mrs. Bucket [Replacement]
  [London]
Lost Musicals Concert, 2007
Ensemble

 

Stage

Performances
  [UK Tour]
2021
Miss Hedge

  [West End]
West End Production, 2019
Miss Elf

Doreen Slater

  [West End]
London Premiere, 2018
Louise Lerman

Eve

  [West End]
Original Production, 2017
Doreen [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Mrs. Bucket [Replacement]

Mrs. Bucket [Replacement]

  [London]
Lost Musicals Concert, 2007
Ensemble

Lara Denning Biography

Lara trained at Mountview Theatre School, London.

West End Theatre: Doreen/Miss Elf in The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (The Ambassadors and Menier Chocolate Factory), Mrs Wormwood in Matilda (Cambridge Theatre), Louise and Eve in Ruthless The Musical (Arts Theatre), Mrs Bucket in Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) and Miss Honey in Matilda (Cambridge Theatre).

Regional Theatre: Mrs Cratchit in Scrooge The Musical (Curve Theatre, Leicester), Queen Rat in Dick Whittington (Bristol Hippodrome), The Rocky Horror Show (European Tour), Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance (UK Tour), All The Fun Of The Fair (UK Tour), Dirty Dancing In Concert (UK Tour) and Grease (Cyprus).

Workshops: Miss Windsor in The Boy In The Dress (RSC), Wicked Queen in Snow White & Me (Connaught Rooms), Various Roles in Dennis The Menace The Musical, Various Roles in Groundhog Day and Natalie in Love Me Tender.

TV/Film/Commercial: Louise and Eve in Ruthless The Musical (Broadway HD), Narrator/Performer in Mentos (Commercial), Queen Rat in Dick Whittington (UK Cinema Release) and Lina in Glass Body (Short Film).

Recordings Include: The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3⁄4 (Cast recording), Matilda (“When I Grow Up”), Jane’s Voice in Toast Of London (Channel 4) and Community Voice in Dear Evan Hansen (playing at Noel Coward Theatre).

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Lara Denning News

BWW Review: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, Theatre Royal, Glasgow Photo BWW Review: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 27, 2022

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation. Read our critic's review!

BWW Review: EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, New Wimbledon Theatre Photo BWW Review: EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, New Wimbledon Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 6, 2022

Back in 2017, few could have imagined the success of a show about a teenage drag queen. Ever since it blasted its way onto the stage in 2017, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has been a sensation here and as far away as Japan. Now on a nationwide tour, the true-life story of a 16-year-old wannabe drag queen is still as entertaining and relevant as ever.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Arrives In Milton Keynes Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Arrives In Milton Keynes
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

Everybody's' Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel-good musical sensation, is coming to Milton Keynes Theatre on 19 April. West End star Layton Williams reprises the role of Jamie New. Straight from the West End, Shane Richie (I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here, EastEnders) will play Hugo/Loco Chanelle. Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street, Dinnerladies) also re-joins the cast to play Ray.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE National Tour Will Resume Performances in September 2 Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE National Tour Will Resume Performances in September 2021
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2021

Everybody's Talking About Jamie's UK tour will recommence in September 2021. West End star Layton Williams reprises the role of Jamie New.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, April 6- Cassie Levy, Celia Keenan-Bolger and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, April 6- Cassie Levy, Celia Keenan-Bolger and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 6, 2020

Broadway might be dark this month, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway today, April 6, 2020.

Wake Up With BWW 4/6: Disney on Broadway Concert to Be Streamed to Raise Money, and M Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/6: Disney on Broadway Concert to Be Streamed to Raise Money, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2020

Today's top stories: Disney on Broadway's 25th anniversary concert will be streamed to raise money for BC/EFA's Emergency Assistance Fund, and more!

Fra Fee, Renee Lamb, Alice Fearn, Jodie Steele, and More Set For LEAVE A LIGHT ON Con Photo Fra Fee, Renee Lamb, Alice Fearn, Jodie Steele, and More Set For LEAVE A LIGHT ON Concert Series Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2020

Next week's lineup of West End stars has been announced for the online concert series, Leave a Light On!

Full Casting Confirmed For the UK Tour of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Photo Full Casting Confirmed For the UK Tour of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2019

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed West End musical has announced the full casting for its first ever UK tour.

THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ Will Close 28 September Photo THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ Will Close 28 September
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2019

The West End transfer of Sue Townsend's THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ - THE MUSICAL is closing, after a successful run at The Ambassadors Theatre, on 28 September.

Photo Flash: THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ - THE MUSICAL Opens in the Wes Photo Photo Flash: THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ - THE MUSICAL Opens in the West End
by Marianka Swain - Jul 3, 2019

Following two highly acclaimed runs at Curve and Menier Chocolate Factory, Sue Townsend's THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ - THE MUSICAL, is now running in the West End. Set in 1980s Leicester, this adaptation of the best-selling book is a timeless tale of teenage angst, family struggles and unrequited love, told through the eyes of tortured poet and misunderstood intellectual Adrian Mole. This critically acclaimed production of THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ - THE MUSICAL has book and lyrics by Jake Brunger, music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary, and is directed by Luke Sheppard.

Lara Denning Videos

STAGE TUBE: New Cast and Video Released for West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Jonathan Slinger, Kraig Thornber, Lara Denning & More
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2015

As the hit West End show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, approaches its second anniversary, producers today announced the cast that will take it into its third year. Alongside Jonathan Slinger as Willy Wonka will be Kraig Thornber (Grandpa George), Lara Denning (Mrs Bucket) and Mark Oxtoby (Jerry), among other new names. Originating company members Ross Dawes and Derek Hagen will take over the roles of Mr Salt and Mr Bucket respectively.

BWW TV: Craige Els Announced as New 'Miss Trunchbull' in West End's MATILDA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 21, 2014

Capturing the imagination of young and old alike, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical continues to play to packed houses at the Cambridge Theatre in London. Matilda has now been seen by almost 1.5million people since it transferred to the West End in October 2011. The production was commissioned by the RSC and played to sold-out audiences at the RSC's The Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon for twelve weeks from November 2010 to January 2011. Tickets are now on sale until Sunday 24 May 2015.


Lara Denning Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lara Denning been in?
Lara Denning has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Lara Denning been in?
Lara Denning has appeared on London's West End in 7 shows.

What was Lara Denning's first West End show?
Lara Denning's first West End show was Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which opened in 2013