Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game

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Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#1
Posted: 5/1/08 at 3:52pm
Reading the post which mentioned Tommy Steele in Dolittle, I thought, wouldn't it be fun to identify the worst possible mis-casting there could be. Now, ideally, it should not be impossible, just really unwise.

Examples:

Tommy Steele as George in Aspects of Love

Ready? And begin...
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#2
Posted: 5/1/08 at 5:09pm
vanessa feltz as velma kelly?
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#2
Posted: 5/1/08 at 5:26pm
Siobhan Donaghy in anything.
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#3
Posted: 5/1/08 at 6:08pm
Sheila Ferguson is . . . ANNIE

"Murder is a very British thing, isn't it? I mean, it's almost like a hobby over there."
"Why do you insist you must hear the words? When you know I cannot give you words. Not the ones you need..."

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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#4
Posted: 5/1/08 at 6:51pm
Denise Van Outen as Maureen in Rent....oh my god, how funny would that be, i mean can you imagine .......Oh wait
Namo i love u but we get it already....you don't like Madonna
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#5
Posted: 5/1/08 at 8:33pm
Sarah Brightman as Mammy Yokum in LIL ABNER.
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#6
Posted: 5/2/08 at 9:00am
kelly osbourne - mama morton.................oh wait...
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#7
Posted: 5/2/08 at 5:29pm
Darius in Gone With The Wind
A young actress with Noel coward after a dreadful opening night performance said to him 'Well, i knew my lines backwards this morning!'' Noels fast reply was ''Yes dear, and thats exactly how you said them tonight'!'
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#8
Posted: 5/2/08 at 6:15pm
Michael Ball within a 10 metere radius of a theatre

sorry, i don't want this post just to be trashing someone..

umm...Oliver Thornton as Mark in RENT? I realise this seems to be turning into a thread based on how badly Rent:remixed was cast but he was appalingly mis cast for such a talented performer.
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#9
Posted: 5/2/08 at 7:15pm
I think Oliver Thornton is miscast in anything he plays to be honest. Really not a fan of his...
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#10
Posted: 5/2/08 at 7:18pm
he's pretty though.

hmmm more mis-casting......

earl carpenter..............galileo......?
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#11
Posted: 5/2/08 at 9:12pm
...and you think Michael ball was miscast in ' Hairspray'?
Go talk to Marc Shaiman!
A young actress with Noel coward after a dreadful opening night performance said to him 'Well, i knew my lines backwards this morning!'' Noels fast reply was ''Yes dear, and thats exactly how you said them tonight'!'
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#12
Posted: 5/3/08 at 12:29am
Whoever the lead in JOSEPH...is playing SWEENEY TODD. Su Pollard as desiree in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC.
Updated On: 5/3/08 at 12:29 AM
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#13
Posted: 5/3/08 at 6:56am
I love the idea of Su as Desiree.

On the same subject, Darren Day as Fredrik Egerman in Little Night Music and Dora Bryan as Madame Armfeldt!

A dream cast is developing!
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#14
Posted: 5/3/08 at 7:23am
I love the 'A Little Night Music' casting but ditch Darren Day- after his performance i saw in Dolly on Thurs don't ever let him near a stage again!

Replace Darren with Richard Madeley and give Judy -Petra!
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#15
Posted: 5/3/08 at 8:06am
Ideal. And let's have Wee Jimmy Krankie as Henrik!
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#16
Posted: 5/3/08 at 9:08am
No Frederika.
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#17
Posted: 5/3/08 at 9:16am
Alterego, don't be so perverse! You couldn't have that lovely little Jimmy boy dressing up as a girl! Who knows what psychological damage it might do!!!
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#18
Posted: 5/3/08 at 11:59am
I spent 18 weeks with 'that sweet little' boy back in the 80s. I cant put words on here that describe the experience without getting barred.
There was an incident in a panto in Glasgow just a few years ago that nearly killed him 'it' but the stage hands fumbled the job! Damn!
A young actress with Noel coward after a dreadful opening night performance said to him 'Well, i knew my lines backwards this morning!'' Noels fast reply was ''Yes dear, and thats exactly how you said them tonight'!'
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#19
Posted: 5/3/08 at 5:29pm
Oliver Thornton as Simba in THe Lion King
Daphne Rubin Vega as Glinda in Wicked
Harvey Fierstein as Von Krolock in Tanz
Idina Menzel as Christine in Phantom
(Just the thought of the gasping makes me want to cry!)
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#20
Posted: 5/4/08 at 10:03am
Lily Savage as Bernadette in PRISCILLA, playing opposite Ronnie Corbett as Bob (the mechanic). No, Tommy Steele as Bob.
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#21
Posted: 5/5/08 at 2:51pm
A few weeks ago we were having a nice conversation about Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Kristin Scott Thomas and Jonathan Rhys Meyers in ALNM. I go offline for a few days and now it's Sue Pollard, Darren Day, Dora Bryan and Jimmy Krankie!

WTF is going on? I can't leave you lot alone for two minutes!

Do you want to give this Sondhead a seizure?
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#22
Posted: 5/5/08 at 2:55pm
....and Bella Emberg is doing 'Gypsy'! What more could you wish for dear?
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#23
Posted: 5/5/08 at 3:14pm
Paul Nicholas IS... Sweeney Todd.

Jane MacDonald IS... Mrs Lovett.

Scripps, are you still breathing?
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re: Just for fun- the Mis-casting Game#24
Posted: 5/5/08 at 3:30pm
If Bella Emberg can sing and act I'd be perfectly prepared to see her in Gypsy.

And I still think Bonnie Langford could bring so much personal irony to the role.

Paul Nicholas as Sweeney Todd - no way.