Thursday, May 2

Jodie Prenger to play Miss Hannigan in ANNIE at Birmingham and Dublin

Jodie Prenger will star as Miss Hannigan in the tour of the musical ANNIE ae Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre from 9th-20 July and at Birmingham Hippodrome from Tuesday 23rd July - Sunday 11th  August.Craig Revel Horwood is currently playing Hannigan with Lesley Joseph joining the tour  in Aberdeen on 24th September. 

Jodie  is probably best known for winning the role of ‘Nancy’ in Cameron Mackintosh’s West End production of “Oliver!” through the BBC television series “I’d Do Anything”. She most recently played the lead role in the national tour of “Abigail’s Party” and  has also played the title role in the national tour of the musical “Calamity Jane” and starred in the National Theatre’s hit production of “One Man, Two Guvnors” both in the West End and on tour as well as ‘Lady of the Lake’ in “Spamalot”. Jodie is also a regular presenter on BBC Radio 2.

Joining Jodie in the show will be Alex Bourne as ‘Oliver Warbucks’, Richard Meek as ‘Rooster’, Jenny Gayner as ‘Lily’ and Carolyn Maitland as ‘Grace Farrell’. The title role of ‘Annie’ is shared by Faye Katsande, Ava Smith and Freya Yates. They are joined by three teams of young performers who play the girls in Miss Hannigan’s orphanage.

Completing the cast will be Michael Anderson, Thomas Audibert, Andy Barke, Caroline Bateson, Daisy Boyles, Blaise Colangelo, Gary Davis, Ashleigh Graham, George Rae, Anne Smith, India Thornton, Matt Trevorrow, Amy West and Samuel Wilson Freeman. 

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