Wednesday, June 5

Cast announced for tour of Curtains whodunnit musical starring Jason Manford

Full casting has been announced  for the UK tour of the Tony award winning musical CURTAINS which stars the previously announced Jason Manford as as Detective Frank Cioffi. He will be joined by television presenter and 'Strictly Come Dancing' star Ore Oduba who will play Aaron Fox in selected venues and musical theatre actress Carley Stenson as Georgia Hendriks,

Ore is best known for winning the 14th series of BBC One's 'Strictly Come Dancing' and has now become a familiar face on primetime and daytime television. His presenting credits include BBC One's, 'The One Show' and ITV's 'This Morning'. Ore previously appeared as a host on stage for the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour and will be making his theatrical debut as 'Teen Angel' in the UK Tour of Grease later this month.

Carley is currently starring as 'Fantine' in Les Miserables , at the Queens Theatre in London's West End. Her other West End credits include 'Elle Woods' in Legally Blonde at The Savoy Theatre, 'Princess Fiona' in Shrek the Musical at Theatre Royal Dury Lane and 'Lady of the Lake' in Spamalot at The Playhouse Theatre. She has also played 'Christine Colgate' in the UK Tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels . Carley is probably best known for her television work and playing 'Steph Cunningham' in Channel Four's Hollyoaks .

Rebecca Lock most recently starred in Heathers The Musical at the Haymarket Theatre in London. Her other West End credits include MAMMA MIA! at The Novello Theatre, The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre, and Cats at New London Theatre. Rebecca also starred as 'Mrs Banks' in the national tour of Mary Poppins .

Samuel Holmes most recently starred in the UK tour of The Wedding Singer . Samuel's West End credits include Mrs Henderson Presents at No l Coward Theatre and Spamalot at Playhouse Theatre.

Leah West previously starred in Disney's Film 'Beauty and the Beast' and ITV drama 'Unforgotten'. Her previous theatre credits include Grand Hotel and Allegro both at Southwark Playhouse and the UK Tour of The Smallest Show On Earth .

Alan Burkitt was in the original West End Cast of Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre and then went on to play the lead role of 'Jerry' in the UK national tour. Alan's other theatre credits include, We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre Singin' in the Rain and 42nd Street both at Chichester Festival Theatre.

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