Wednesday, May 23

Martin Kemp to take over from Cuba Gooding Jr in Chicago

Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp is to take over the role of Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago from July 2nd replacing Cuba Gooding Jr, who is currently playing the smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn to 30th June  at the Phoenix Theatre.  Kemp will join the production from 2nd  July for a limited run until 1st September with further cast changes to be announced.

Best known for being a member  of '80s pop band Spandau Ballet, Kemp's stage credits include Million Dollar Quartet and Peter Pan. Martin Kemp's acting credits include Reggie Kray alongside his brother Gary as Ronnie Kray in the film The Krays, Steve Owen in EastEnders, and Sam Phillips in the UK tour of Million Dollar Quartet. His book True - An Autobiography of Martin Kemp, spent several months in The Sunday Times best sellers list. He also appeared as a judge on the BBC's Let It Shine, alongside Dannii Minogue and Gary Barlow.

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