Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London

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Rumpy Pumpy! comes to the King's Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1QN from Saturday 28th March, Saturday 4th April & Thursday 9th April 2015 and the Landor Theatre, 70 Landor Road, London SW9 9PH from Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th April 2015. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal!

Rumpy Pumpy! is a vibrant new musical based on the true story of two ladies from the Hampshire Women's Institute, Jean Johnson and Shirley Landels, who set out on a worldwide campaign to decriminalise prostitution and improve conditions for working girls. As the conflicting worlds of WI members and working girls collide for tea and crumpets, comedy and chaos ensues in this controversial new comedy.

With this year marking the 100th Anniversary of the WI, Rumpy Pumpy! is proud to be a part of celebrating the WI's history of helping women. Jean Johnson is still campaigning to this day.

Starring as the inspirational Jean Johnson will be Valerie Cutko - Carousel (Arcola Theatre), My Fair Lady (BBC Proms), Flahooley (Sadler's Wells), with her trusty sidekick, Shirley Landels, being played by Marjorie Keys - Dr Do-little with Philip Schofield, Spend Spend Spend with Barbara Dickson, Chicago.

Also starring in Rumpy Pumpy! are: Mandi Symonds as Holly - 1984 (Almeida Theatre), Carrie's War (Apollo Theatre), Amazonia (Young Vic); Deborah Poplett as Mags - Love Story (Union Theatre), Holby City, Doctors; Ria Ulleri as Italian Momma/NZ working girl - Romance (Mind The Gap Theatre, Manhattan), The Fall Guy (The Royal Exchange, Manchester), Sweet Love Remembered (The Globe); Matthew Pennington as Hugo/Big Hank - Victor Victoria (Southwark Playhouse), Peter Pan (Parkwood Theatre); Adam Scott Pringle as Jamie/Shakin Stevens/DCI Harrison - Stand and Deliver (The King's Head), Spend Spend Spend (Bridewell Theatre); Jennifer Harding as Carol/a working girl/Texas Tilley - The Devil's Disciple (Union Theatre), Songs from the Playground (Union Theatre); Joanne Sandi as DC Hecks/Sandi - Soul Sister (Savoy Theatre); and Scarlett Courtney as Trish/Celia.

Tickets are available from kingsheadtheatre.com and 0207 478 0160 priced £9. Or tickets are available from www.landortheatre.co.uk or 020 7737 7276 at £16 (£14). For more about the show, visit www.rumpypumpythemusical.co.uk.

Photo Credit: Richard Davenport

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUMPY PUMPY! in London
In rehearsal with the company of RUMPY PUMPY



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