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Training: The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts Theatre Credits include: Drake/ U/S Franklin Roosevelt/ U/S Rooster in Annie (UK Tour); Ensemble/Mr Parker U/S Mr Poppy/ U/S Mr Maddens in Nativity! The Musical (UK Tour); Louis Perryman in An Officer and a Gentleman (Leicester Curve); Hollywood ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts Theatre Credits include: Drake/ U/S Franklin Roosevelt/ U/S Rooster in Annie (UK Tour); Ensemble/Mr Parker U/S Mr Poppy/ U/S Mr Maddens in Nativity! The Musical (UK Tour); Louis Perryman in An Officer and a Gentleman (Leicester Curve); Hollywood ... (read complete bio)
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Will Open 8 July At The Savoy Theatre; Full Casting Confirm Photo PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Will Open 8 July At The Savoy Theatre; Full Casting Confirmed
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2021

The show will star Aimie Atkinson as 'Vivian Ward' and Danny Mac as 'Edward Lewis'. They are joined by are Rachael Wooding as 'Kit De Luca', Bob Harms as 'Happy Man/Mr Thompson', Neil McDermott as 'Philip Stuckey' and Mark Holden as 'James Morse'.

Aimie Atkinson Raises £10,421 For Save the Children in 24hr Musical-athon Photo Aimie Atkinson Raises £10,421 For Save the Children in 24hr Musical-athon
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2020

Following on from their 24 hour all-singing-all-dancing Musical-athon, Aimie Atkinson, star of a?oeSix the Musicala?? and a?oePretty Woman a?' West Enda??, and Tom Gribby, Agent and Producer of the UK Premiere of a?oeThe Pirate Queena??, raised £10,421 for the Save the Children Coronavirus Appeal. 

Full Casting Announced For The West End Production Of PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL Photo Full Casting Announced For The West End Production Of PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2020

The full cast has been announced for the West End production of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL. Joining the previously announced Aimie Atkinson as 'Vivian Ward' and Danny Mac as 'Edward Lewis' are Rachael Wooding as 'Kit De Luca', Bob Harms as 'Happy Man/Mr Thompson', Neil McDermott as 'Philip Stuckey' and Mark Holden as 'James Morse'. PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL begins performances at the Piccadilly Theatre on 13 February 2020, where it will play for a strictly limited engagement.

Jodie Prenger to Star as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE at Birmingham Hippodrome Photo Jodie Prenger to Star as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE at Birmingham Hippodrome
by Julie Musbach - May 1, 2019

Michael Harrison and David Ian announce that Jodie Prenger will star as 'Miss Hannigan' in the musical "ANNIE" at Birmingham Hippodrome fromTuesday 23 July - Sunday 11 August.

ANNIE Comes To Storyhouse Next Week Photo ANNIE Comes To Storyhouse Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2019

It's less than one week until family favourite Annie the musical arrives in Chester to entertain audiences.

Lesley Joseph To Play 'Miss Hannigan' In ANNIE Photo Lesley Joseph To Play 'Miss Hannigan' In ANNIE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 29, 2019

Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that Lesley Joseph will star as 'Miss Hannigan' in their smash hit production of the musical 'ANNIE' at His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen (24 - 28 September 2019), Edinburgh Playhouse (30 September - 5 October 2019), Sunderland Empire (7 - 12 October 2019), Marlowe Theatre Canterbury (14 - 19 October 2019), The Hawth Crawley (22 - 26 October 2019) Grand Opera House Belfast (29 October - 2 November 2019), Ipswich Regent's Theatre (4 - 9 November 2019) New Wimbledon Theatre (11 - 16 November 2019) and Regent's Theatre Stoke on Trent (18 - 23 November 2019).

Full Casting Confirmed For ANNIE at The King's Photo Full Casting Confirmed For ANNIE at The King's
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2019

Michael Harrison and David Ian have announced full casting for their smash hit production of the musical ANNIE which runs opening at the King's Theatre in Glasgow this spring as part of a UK tour.

Full Cast Announced For ANNIE At Storyhouse Starring Anita Dobson Photo Full Cast Announced For ANNIE At Storyhouse Starring Anita Dobson
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 17, 2019

Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce full casting for the forthcoming UK tour of their smash hit production of the musical Annie, which is heading to Storyhouse in the spring.

Carolyn Maitland, Richard Meek, and More Join UK Tour of ANNIE; Full Cast Photo Carolyn Maitland, Richard Meek, and More Join UK Tour of ANNIE; Full Cast
by Julie Musbach - Jan 11, 2019

Full casting has been announced for the forthcoming UK tour of their smash hit production of the musical "ANNIE" opening at the Manchester Opera House on Saturday 2 February 2019.

Danny Dyer And Jo Brand To Star In NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL In London Photo Danny Dyer And Jo Brand To Star In NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL In London
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2018

The producers of the smash-hit 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL' are thrilled to announce Danny Dyer will star as 'Hollywood Producer' and Jo Brand as 'The Critic' in the London run of the production at the Eventim Apollo, from 19 to 31 December.

Jane McCarry Joins the Cast of NATIVITY! The Musical Photo Jane McCarry Joins the Cast of NATIVITY! The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2018

The producers of the smash-hit NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL, have announced that Jane McCarry will join the cast for the production's run at the King's Theatre in Glasgow.

Local Children Set to Sparkle and Shine in NATIVITY THE MUSICAL at the Belgrade Theat Photo Local Children Set to Sparkle and Shine in NATIVITY THE MUSICAL at the Belgrade Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2018

Following a series of open auditions taking place across the summer, the producers of Nativity! The Musical have now officially revealed the local children who will sparkle and shine in the show, both at home in Coventry and out on tour.

Adam Thomas, Jake Wood And Charlie Brooks To Star Alongside Simon Lipkin In NATIVITY! Photo Adam Thomas, Jake Wood And Charlie Brooks To Star Alongside Simon Lipkin In NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL For Select UK Dates Only
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2018

The producers of the smash-hit 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL', are thrilled to announce the return of Simon Lipkin as the hilarious 'Mr Poppy' after delighting critics and audiences in the show last year. He will play the role for the entire run opening at The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry on 23 October and finishing at the Eventim Apollo in London on 31 December. Full tour dates and casting details below.

Bristol Hippodrome Hosts AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Photo Bristol Hippodrome Hosts AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2018

The full cast for the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" is officially announced. Emma Williams will play 'Paula Pokrifki', Jonny Fines is 'Zack Mayo', Ray Shell as 'Foley', Ian McIntosh as 'Sid Worley' and Jessica Daley as 'Lynette Pomeroy'.

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2018

Images have been released offering a first look at the world premiere production of An Officer and a Gentleman, which plays at Manchester's Opera House from Monday 13th - Saturday 18th August as part of its UK and Ireland tour.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2018

See photos from inside the the World Premiere of 'AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL'.

Casting Announced For World Premiere Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL Photo Casting Announced For World Premiere Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2018

The full cast for the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" is officially announced. Emma Williams will play 'Paula Pokrifiki', Jonny Fines is 'Zack Mayo', Ray Shell as 'Foley', Ian Macintosh as 'Sid Worley' and Jessica Daley as 'Lynette Pomeroy'. The production will open at Curve on Friday 6 April 2018 with a national press night on Thursday 19 April before playing at theatres across the UK and Ireland until 15 September 2018.

Celebrities Flock To The World Premiere Gala Performance Of NATIVITY THE MUSICAL! Photo Celebrities Flock To The World Premiere Gala Performance Of NATIVITY THE MUSICAL!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2017

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry are delighted to announce Louis Walsh in his stage debut as the 'Hollywood Producer' in Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL' at London's Eventim Apollo, from 13 to 17 December.

Four Weeks Until NATIVITY Comes to Manchester Photo Four Weeks Until NATIVITY Comes to Manchester
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 6, 2017

The countdown is on to the arrival of the hotly-anticipated new NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL at Palace Theatre Manchester.

Casting Set for NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL World Premiere at Birmingham Rep Photo Casting Set for NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL World Premiere at Birmingham Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry have announced casting for the World Premiere of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL opening at Birmingham Repertory Theatre today 20 October 2017.

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