Photo Flash: Mo Farah Boogies Down with MOTOWN on the West End
Last night (21 August 2017) the legendary British athlete Mo Farah met with the West End cast of Motown the Musical having watched the hit show at the Shaftesbury Theatre. He met with the full company of actors including Cedric Neal who plays Berry Gordy (found of the iconic record label), Lucy St Louis who plays Diana Ross and Raphael Higgins-Humes who plays Young Michael Jackson.
Motown the Musical last month released 500,000 new tickets for sale, taking bookings for the hit West End production to 5 January 2019when the show will celebrate its third year in London and Motown will celebrate sixty years since the record company was founded.
With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy the production features a sixteen-piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I'll Be There, Dancing In The Street, Stop! In The Name Of Love, My Girland I Heard It through the Grapevine. Charles Randolph-Wright's production tells the story behind the classic hits.
Photos by Craig Sugden