COMIC JASON MANFORD JOINS SWEENEY TODD
| By London Theatre Direct
Temporarily joining the cast of Sweeney Todd this summer at the Adelphi Theatre is Jason Manford. He will be replacing Robert Burt from 2nd July to 27th July in the role of Pirelli, the Italian Barber.
Jason Manford is know for his stand-up comedy and appearances on comedy panel shows such as 8 Out of Ten Cats and The One Show but stated he would like to be in a musical theatre role after singing on the Jonathan Ross show in 2009. Three years later after auditioning for the role his dream is coming true!
The musical directed by stars Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton and starts previewing this week from 10th March after a hugely successful run at the Chichester Festival last year.
The rest of the cast includes The cast includes: John Bowe, Peter Polycarpou, Robert Burt, Gillian Kirkpatrick, Lucy May Barker, Luke Brady, James McConville, and Simeon Truby. The ensemble includes: Valda Aviks, Will Barratt, Josie Benson, Emily Bull, John Coates, Daniel Graham, Robine Landi, Tim Morgan, Aoife Nally, Adam Pearce, Wendy Somerville, Kerry Washington and Annabelle Williams.
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[posted by Louise, 07/03/2012]