Friday, May 31

Blake Harrison to join cast of Waitress Musical

It has just been announced that  that British TV star Blake Harrison, (Neil Sutherland in the E4 comedy The Inbetweeners), will join the cast of Waitress Musical at the Adelphi Theatre playing Ogie from 17 June taking over the role from quirky American Jack McBrayer, who has his final performance on Saturday 15th June.
Other cast changes  previously announced are that Lucie Jones will take over the role of Jenna following Katharine McPhee's last performance on 15 June, and Ashley Roberts will step into the role of Dawn from 17 June for a strictly limited summer season. The next Waitress London Cast Album Karaoke Night has also been confirmed for Wednesday 26 June - in partnership with Gay Times.

Blake Harrison recently appeared in the highly acclaimed BBC Drama A Very English Scandal, alongside Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw and Alex Jennings. He is well known for his role as Neil Sutherland in the multi award-winning E4 series The Inbetweeners, the success of which led to The Inbetweeners Movie and sequel The Inbetweeners 2. His other recent screen credits include Prime Suspect 1973, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, E4 series' Tripped and the feature film Dad's Army. Upcoming screen credits include the comedy-crime film Madness In The Method, due for release later this year and the BBC's new World War II drama World On Fire this September. Theatre credits include STEP 9 (Of 12) in the West End at London's Trafalgar Studios and, most recently, the lead role of Michael in The End Of The Pier at The Park Theatre, London.

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