A very strong touring has been revealed for the upcoming UK tour of CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG! which starts at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in December.
Jason Manford (The Producers, Sweeney Todd) will play Caractacus Potts from 10th February until 24th April, returning to the show from 5th October 2016. Lee Mead (Casualty, Legally Blonde, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) will play Caractacus Potts from 4thMay until 18th September 2016.
Spandau Ballet's Martin Kemp (EastEnders, The Krays) will play the Childcatcher and Amy Griffiths (Everyman, Stephen Ward, The Pajama Game) will play Truly Scrumptious - both until 24th April 2016.
The production will also feature Phill Jupitus (Spamalot, The Producers, Hairspray) as Lord Scrumptious/Baron Bomburst until 24th April 2016, Michelle Collins (EastEnders, Coronation Street) as Baroness Bomburst, and Andy Hockley (The Phantom Of The Opera) as Grandpa Potts.
The cast is completed by Ewen Cummins (The Toymaker/Mr Coggins), Sam Harrison (Boris), Scott Paige (Goran), Kathryn Barnes, Rosanna Bates, Alex Louize Bird, Abigail Climer, Jade Davies, Matt Gillett, Ewan Gillies, Joanna Goodwin, Nathan Vaughan Harris, Christopher D Hunt, Paul Iveson, Nia Jermin, Kelsie-Rae Marshall, Mollie Melia-Redgrave, Perry O'Dea, Matt Overfield, Ross Russell, Craig Turner and Robert Wilkes.