Thursday, September 1

Guests at Peter Polycarpou Concert

The Chichester Festival Theatre has just announced their winter programme which includes a concert by Peter Polycarpou and guests entitled Laugh And Be Happy.

In the Minerva Theatre on Thursday 27th October at 11:00 pm they will perform the songs and music of Randy Newman including Feels Like Home, Toy Story’s You’ve Got A Friend In Me and music from Ragtime, James and the Giant Peach and Faust under the Musical Direction of Steve Edis

Peter Polycarpou brought the house down recently at the Dress Circle Benefit with his rendition of Bui Doi from Miss Saigon.  He appeared at the Festival last year in  Love Story which transferred into the West End.

UPDATE 1st October: The guests have just been announced for this concert and they include Lucy May Barker. James McConville, Simeon Truby, Emma Williams, Jos Slovick, Beverly Klein, Rebecca Trehearn, Shimi Goodman, Tyrone Huntley and members of the Sweeney Todd Ensemble.

UPDATE 24th October: Hannah Waddingham is now making a guest appearance at this concert.

Other theatre credits include Thenardier in Les Mis√©rables, John in Miss Saigon, Oklahoma! at the National and he will be playing Beadle Bamford (Judge Turpin's henchman) in Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd with Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton in the Festival Theatre later this year.  He is well remembered on television playing Chris Theodopolopodos (Pauline Quirke’s crooked husband)  in BBC’s Birds of a Feather

All proceeds from this event will be split between The Lord’s Taverners’ and UK Thallasaemia Society.

Tickets at: http://www.cft.org.uk

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