Friday, November 2

Full casting announced for LMTO's A Christmas Carol starring Griff Rhys Jones as Scrooge

Griff Rhys Jones will play Scrooge in  London Musical Theatre Orchestra's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Concert at the Lyceum Theatre, accompanied by  the 32-piece London Musical Theatre Orchestra alongside Lucie Jones (Legally Blonde / Eurovision 2017) as Emily / The Ghost of Christmas Future, Rosemary Ashe (The Witches of Eastwick / The Phantom of the Opera) as Mrs Fezziwig, Nicolas Colicos (The Producers / The Bodyguard) as Mr Fezziwig, David Hunter (Kinky Boots / Once) as Bob Cratchit, Miriam-Teak Lee (Hamilton / On The Town) as The Ghost of Christmas Past, Cedric Neal (Chess / Motown) as The Ghost of Christmas Present, Jeremy Secomb (Les Misérables / Sweeney Todd) as Marley, Caroline Sheen  (Mary Poppins / Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Mrs Cratchit and Jon Tarcy (Titus Andronicus / The Sound of Music Live) as Fred Anderson.
 
The concert will be performed on Monday 10th December, 7:30pm and Monday 17th December, 4:00pm & 7:30pm

The Charles Dickens' classic tale gets the full Broadway treatment with an  award-winning creative team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl). It ran for ten years at New York's Madison Square Garden.
    
Griff Rhys Jones is an Olivier award-winning actor, writer, presenter and comedian. He has appeared as Fagin in Cameron Mackintosh's Oliver! (West End), played the leads in Charley's Aunt (West End) and in Feydeau's An Absolute Turkey (The Globe). He had a comedy partnership with Mel Smith, with  television credits including Not the Nine O'Clock News (BBC), Alas Smith and Jones (BBC), The World According to Smith and Jones (ITV), Smith and Jones in Small Doses (BBC) and Smith and Jones (BBC).

 Tickets are now on sale for LMTO's A Christmas Carol









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