Thursday, August 23

Duncan James joining Chicago as Billy Flynn

Blue band member Duncan James will join the cast of Chicago the  musical  from 10th September taking over the role of Billy Flynn from Martin Kemp whose  run in the role ends on 1st September.  

James previously played the part in 2008 and joins Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. He has  most recently been playing the role of Ryan in the  Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks.  Duncan rose to fame as one quarter of the band Blue, which, to date, has had 40 Number One singles worldwide, three Number One UK albums and sales of over 16 million records. Duncan's television roles include being a presenter on Soapstar Superstar, Capital FM's Party In The Park, City Hospital, T4, The Clothes Show and GMTV's Entertainment Today. He was a finalist in ITV's Dancing On Ice in 2007, and appeared on the  arena tour.  His other musical theatre credits  include Warner Huntington III in the West End production of Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre.

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