Bend it Like Beckham later this month and from 14th December Jamie Muscato joins the cast to play coach Joe alongside Natalie Dew as football crazy Jess and Lauren Samuels as Jules, a player with the Harriers local women’s football team. Sophie-Louise Dann plays the role of Paula with Jamal Andréas as Jess’ good friend Tony. Preeya Kalidas plays Pinky, Jess’ sister, with Tony Jayawardena and Natasha Jayetileke as her parents, Mr and Mrs Bhamra.
Jamie Muscato’s theatre credits include Sweeney Todd for Welsh National Opera, House of Mirrors and Hearts for the Arcola Theatre, Dogfight for Southwark Playhouse, The Light Princess for the National Theatre, Rock of Ages at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Blitz for the Theatre Royal Stratford East, Love Story at the Duchess Theatre, Les Miserables on tour internationally, Spring Awakening at the Lyric Hammersmith and Novello Theatres and Lift at the Trafalgar Studios. His film credits include Les Miserables, The Euphoria of Drowning and Wild Oats. On television his credits include Cilla and My Parents Are Aliens.