Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY

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Dusty, a unique new multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, last night (15 July 2015) held a V.I.P. media night at the Charing Cross Theatre.

Guests included Tina Barrett, Simon Bell, Steven Berkoff, Paul Carrack, Elaine Cassidy, Michelle Collins, Nancy Dell'Olio, Lynne Essex, Dan Gillespie Sells, Charlotte Jackson, Cathy Lette, Linda Lusardi, Vicky Michelle, Becky O'Brien, Elaine Paige, Tony Palmer, Rick Parfitt, Lee Ryan, Pat Sharp, Linzi Stoppard and Jo Wood.

With original music by the legendary artist Dusty Springfield, audiences will see and hear Springfield on stage using the most up-to-date 3-D technology and digital media. Combined with a musical theatre format of live performance, music and dance, Dusty follows the highs and lows of Springfield's rise from middle class suburban London to the recording of her seminal album Dusty in Memphis.

The cast comprises Ellie Ann-Lowe (Mary O'Brien), Francesca Jackson (Nancy), Stewart McCheyne (DJ Dave Dean), Ben Tolley (Johnny Franz), Leo Elso (Dion O'Brien/Tom Springfield), Joe Vetch (Douggie Reece), Joan Walker (Kay O'Brien), Graham Kent (Gerard 'OB' O'Brien), Tristan Pate (Vic Billings), Allyson Ava Brown (Martha Reeves), Danielle Kassarata (Maddie), Arabella Rodrigo (Norma) and ensemble members Bex Leung, Cleo Jaeger and Marianna Neofitou.

Written by Kim Weild and Duncan Sibbald with dramaturg Jack Bradley, Dusty is directed by Chris Cowey with set designs by Phil Lindley, lighting by Eugene O'Connor, choreography by Lyndon Lloyd and sound by Paul Gavin and James Nicholson. Musical direction is by Dean Austin.

Dusty is produced in the West End by Freddie Madden, Patrice Wilson and Darren DeVerna with Andrew Green as Executive Producer and Paul Howes as AssociateProducer. The show is booking to 22 August 2015.

Photo Credit: Dan Wooller / wooller.com

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Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Simon Bell

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Jo Wood

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Michelle Collins

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Linda Lusardi

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Vicki Michelle

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Rick Parfitt

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Lee Ryan

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Nancy Dell'Olio

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Elaine Cassidy and Stephen Lord

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Sadie Frost

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Becky O'Brien

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Claire Rafferty

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Tina Barrett

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Lliana Bird

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Pat Sharp and Monica Sharp

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Paul Carrack

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Kathy Lette

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Will Stoppard and Linzi Stoppard

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Charlotte Jackson

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Chris Coleman

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Elaine Paige

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Lynne Essex

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
Ellie Ann Lowe & Francesca Jackson



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