It stars Kara Tointon as Maria and Julian Ovendon is Captain von Trapp. Olivier award-winning actress Maria Friedman and Great British Bake Off host Mel Giedroyc are also joining the cast. Theatre star Friedman is currently playing Elaine Carter in EastEnders, will play Mother Abbess in the live production of the popular musical.Comedian, actress and presenter Giedroyc will play Frau Schmidt.
Darren J Bennett, Julia J Nagle Chloe Taylor and Rebecca Mckinnis
Martin Koch is musical supervisor. The television director is Richard Valentine.
The cast will also record a version just in case anything goes wrong on the night!