Wednesday, December 19

Nativity the Musical to return to London next Christmas starring Simon Lipkin

The producers of the smash-hit ‘NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL’, have just  announced the show will be returning to The Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith for a third year running from 11th -29th December 2019 with an extra week of performances!

Direct from the film ‘NATIVITY! Rocks’, star of stage and screen Simon Lipkin will reprise the role of the hilarious ‘Mr Poppy’ after delighting critics and audiences in the show in 2017 and 2018.

Simon  played ‘Nicky’ and ‘Trekkie Monster’ in the original London cast of “Avenue Q” at the Noël Coward Theatre. His other West End credits include “Guys and Dolls” at the Phoenix Theatre, ‘Lonny’ in the original London cast of “Rock of Ages” and ‘Barlow’ in “I Can’t Sing” at the London Palladium. Most recently Simon starred as the lead in the film ‘Nativity Rocks’ the fourth film in the Nativity series by Debbie Isitt.

Producer, Jamie Wilson said ‘Since our premiere last year, audiences throughout the UK have fallen in love with ‘NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL’. The show has proved to be the most wonderful introduction to theatre for children and their families. It has so much heart and joy and I am thrilled to be bringing it back to London for a third year in 2019 so even more people can see it’.

Debbie Isitt said of Simon Lipkin’s return ‘We are delighted to have Simon back in London as ‘Mr Poppy’ for a third year running. After working with him on the musical in 2017, he has gone on to star in the new Nativity movie ‘Nativity Rocks!’ I have loved every minute of working him, his talent is second to none and we are so excited to have him back with us in 2019’.

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