Tuesday, September 10

Cast and guest stars announced for Nativity the Musical

NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL is back for a third year in London and the producers of the smash-hit show have just announced that for the London dates Sharon Osbourne will be joining the company as ‘President of Parker Pictures’, aka  Crystal Collins - mother in law to Harry Parker who will be played by  Danny Dyer who  is back as ‘The Hollywood Producer’ by popular demand following a very successful Christmas season at the Eventim Apollo last year.His daughter and winner of ‘Love Island’ 2018 Dani Dyer also returns as ‘Polly Parker’ with the previously announced Rylan Clark-Neal completing the guest star line up as The Critic. Simon Lipkin  will reprise his role as the hilarious ‘Mr Poppy’ for a third year after critical and audience acclaim.

They will be joined by Scott Garnham as ‘Mr Maddens’ and Ashleigh Gray as ‘Jennifer Lore’ who both return for a second year. Completing the cast will be Jonathan Bourne as ‘Lord Mayor’, Charles Brunton as ‘Mr Shakespeare’, Jamie Chapman as ‘Patrick Burns’ and Penelope Woodman as ‘Mrs Bevan’. They will be joined by Dawn Buckland, Connor Ewing, Kade Ferraiolo, Amy Oxley, Helena Pipe and Billy Roberts. They will  will play all UK tour venues and London.

Dani Dyer will play ‘Polly Parker’ in, Wolverhampton, Cardiff, Southampton and London and Scott Paige will play ‘Mr Poppy’ in Wolverhampton, Cardiff, Southampton, Aylesbury and Plymouth and the role of ‘Mr Rye’ in London.

They are joined by a cast of 20 children aged 9 – 12 from across the Midlands as the pupils of ‘St Bernadette’s School’. They are, Thomas Bastable, Evie Bennell-Low, Olivia Brooks, Niamh Crowley, Erin Freeman, Lucas Haywood, Alexander Hogg, Kheiri Isaac-Osmani, Isabel Landers, Evie Mallen, Joshua Millard-Lloyd, Ana Morgan, Ela Morgan, Amy-Louise Mulhall, Alastair Ngwenya, Gerald Ngwenya, Tega Oduko, Kayan Parmar, Lyla Peters, Katelyn Rollason, Teddy Saberton, Grace Townley and Nicholas Vakis.

Scott Garnham’s previous theatre credits include the UK Tour of ‘Billy Elliot The Musical’ and the West End productions of ‘Les Misérables’ at the Queen’s Theatre and ‘I Can’t Sing’ at the London Palladium. Scott returns as ‘Mr Maddens’ in ‘Nativity! The Musical’ after delighting audiences on tour and in London in 2018.

Ashleigh Gray is best known for playing the leading role of ‘Elphaba’ in ‘Wicked’ in the West End and on UK Tour. Her other theatre credits include ‘Vanities’ and ‘Cool Rider’ both in London. Ashleigh returns as Jennifer Lore in ‘Nativity! The Musical’ for a second year.









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