Thursday, September 25

Craig Revel Horwood playing Miss Hannigan in new tour of Annie

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood will star as Miss Hannigan in a year long UK and Ireland tour of the musical Annie which opens in Newcastle's Theatre Royal on 11th  July 2015 before visiting Llandudno, Southampton, Southend, Eastbourne, Norwich and Cardiff, with more dates to be announced.

With its award-winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs ‘It’s the Hard Knock Life’, ‘Easy Street’, ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You’ and ‘Tomorrow’.

Horwood is best knows as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing. His West End theatre credits include  Munkustrap in Cats (New London) and Harry in Crazy for You (Prince Edward) as well as appearing in Miss Saigon (Drury Lane)

This  new production of the musical has music and lyrics by Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin and a book by Thomas Meehan. It  will be directed by Nikolai Foster,(recently announced as the new artistic director of Leicester’s Curve), and is produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian.

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