Friday, July 27

Full cast joining Richard Winsor as Tony Manero in tour of Saturday Night Fever

Acclaimed actor and dancer Richard Winsor is to make his musical theatre debut playing Tony Manero in Bill Kenwright's new tour of Saturday Night Fever which opens in Wimbledon at the end of August.   He is best  known as a dancer from Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and as Caleb Knight in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty from January 2014 until April 2017, when his character was killed off after being stabbed by a patient's relative. In 2010 he played the lead rold of Tomas in the  successful British cult film StreetDance 3D and also appeared as the character Father Francis in Hollyoaks in 2011.

Winsor is a trained dancer and has starred in several Matthew Bourne productions including the  US tour of Car Man continuing in the role until early 2002 with tours in France and Japan, he  then played 'Dorian' in the sell-out Edinburgh festival and London runs of Dorian Gray, and 'Edward' in Bourne's Edward Scissorhands. Recently  Richard collaborated with a Japanese dance company on a revival production of Dorian in Tokyo. In 2011 he starred as The Swan/The Stranger in Bourne's  Swan Lake in the UK and on world tours including New York and Tokyo.  

He will be joined by Kate Parr (Follies) as Stephanie, Owen Broughton (Gus), Michael Cortez (Joey), Raphael Pace (Bobbie C) and Jared Thompson (Double Jay).

The cast is completed by: Philip Aiden (Frank Senior); Anna Campkin (Annette); Faizal Jaye (DJ Monty); Melody Jones (Flo Manero); Marios Nicolaides (Frank Junior) with ensemble members Rhianne Alleyne, Javier Cid, Jess Ellen, Andrew Gordon Watkins, Olivia Kate Holding, Carly Miles, Aimee Moore, Nathan Ryles and Brett Shiels.

For the first time they are joined by the "Bee Gees" with Ed Handoll (Barry Gibb), Alastair Hill (Maurice Gibb) and Matt Faull (Robin Gibb) singing the hit soundtrack of the disco classics.

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