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Lily James graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2010. Her breakout film role was the iconic 'Cinderella' in Disney's award-winning worldwide hit adaptation directed by Kenneth Branagh.



Lily was most recently seen in Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! (Universal) alongside Meryl Streep, playing 'Young Donna'. She also appeared in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Studio Canal). Lily's further film credits include 'Elizabeth Nel' in Darkest Hour (Working Title) opposite Gary Oldman, and 'Debora' in Baby Driver (Working Title) alongside Jamie Foxx and Jon Hamm.

Lily's most notable TV credits include 'Lady Rose' in Golden Globe and BAFTA winning period drama Downton Abbey (ITV), and 'Natasha Rostova' in the much-heralded War & Peace (BBC).

For stage, Lily played 'Juliet' in Kenneth Branagh's acclaimed Romeo and Juliet (Garrick Theatre). Further theatre credits include Vernon God Little (Young Vic Theatre) directed by Rufus Norris, and 'Desdemona' in Daniel Evans' stage production of Othello (The Crucible, Sheffield).

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MAMMA MIA! will return to Toronto to play a limited 5-week run from October 8 to November 10, 2024 at Toronto’s CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre.  
THE IRON CLAW to Make Streaming Debut on Max May 10

A24’s The Iron Claw, written and directed by Sean Durkin, will make its streaming debut on Max on Friday, May 10. The film will be available on HBO and will make its linear debut on Saturday, May 18 (8 p.m. ET). The film stars Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, Harris Dickinson, Stanley Simons, Maura Tierney, with Holt McCallany and Lily James.
MAMMA MIA! Extends Booking Period To March 2025

As part of the celebrations for MAMMA MIA! turning 25 on Saturday 6 April 2024, the hit musical has extended its booking period at London's Novello Theatre to Saturday 29 March 2025, with tickets now on sale.
MAMMA MIA! Comes To Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall This July

Get ready for a musical extravaganza as MAMMA MIA! tickets go on sale this Friday. The show is set to hit Fort Worth from July 16-21.
Review: MAMA MIA at Overture Center

What did our From the opening overture to the curtain call, Mama Mia is a fun and entertaining romp. Upbeat and rollercoaster-esque, the show takes you through a mired of situations and emotions as Sophie attempts to discover her father, while her mother, Donna fights off old feeling for a love thought long dead, all while dealing with the stress of of an upcoming large wedding.critic think of MAMA MIA at Overture Center?
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In a month's time, on Saturday 6 April 2024, the original production of MAMMA MIA! will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Learn more about the history of MAMMA MIA! and see how to purchase tickets.
The 25th Anniversary Tour of MAMMA MIA! is Coming to Madison This Month

The 25th Anniversary Tour of MAMMA MIA! makes its way to Overture Center as a part of the 2023/24 season. With a limited engagement of eight performances, MAMMA MIA! will run Tuesday, March 19 through Sunday, March 24.
MAMMA MIA! 25th Anniversary Tour Recoups After 13 Weeks

MAMMA MIA!, has just announced that the 25th Anniversary North American Tour has recouped its $4.25 million investment after just 13 weeks on the road.
MAMMA MIA! Comes to the Benedum Center Next Month

MAMMA MIA! comes to Pittsburgh as part of the 2023-2024 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh Series, Tuesday, March 26 to Sunday, March 31, 2024, at the Benedum Center.
Video: How Christine Sherrill Went From Middle School To Starring In MAMMA MIA!

Christine Sherrill, a former 5th-grade teacher at St. Joseph Catholic Academy in Kenosha, Wisconsin, will return to her home state as one of the stars in the hit musical Mamma Mia when the national touring production opens in Milwaukee next week. Watch in this video!
Tickets on Sale Friday for MAMMA MIA's 7th Return to Memphis

The Orpheum Theatre Group announced that single tickets for the upcoming engagement of MAMMA MIA! in Memphis will go on sale Friday, February 2, 2024.
VIDEO: First Look at the 25th Anniversary Tour of MAMMA MIA!

Get a first look at the cast of the 25th Anniversary North American Tour of Mamma Mia! in action! Since premiering in London in 1999 and on Broadway in 2001, the irresistible musical has captured the hearts of millions around the globe.
MAMMA MIA! is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in February

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Listen To Richard Reed Parry's Original Score For THE IRON CLAW

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Tickets For MAMMA MIA! at Overture Go On Sale This Week

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Stevie Doc and Tobias Turley Win MAMMA MIA! I HAVE A DREAM

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MAMMA MIA!, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL & THE CHER SHOW Are Coming To The Fisher Theatre

Broadway In Detroit announces that PRETTY WOMAN: The Musical, THE CHER SHOW and MAMMA MIA! are coming to the Fisher Theatre in 2024. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Lily James FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Lily James been in?

Lily James has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Lily James been in?

Lily James has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Lily James's first West End show?

Lily James's first West End show was Lyonesse which opened in 2023

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