Friday, January 10

Andy Nyman to join Imelda Staunton and Jenna Russell in Hello Dolly!

As previously announced,  Imelda Staunton is to play  the iconic role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in a new West End production of Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly! for  a limited 30-week engagement at the Adelphi Theatre, beginning August 11th.

Joining co-star Jenna Russell as Irene Molloy, is Andy Nyman, who will play  Horace Vandergelder a wealthy well-known gruff, and authoritative, widower who is set in his ways. He is the proprietor of a Hay & Feed store and a client of Dolly Gallagher Levi's
Andy Nyman is an award-winning actor, director and writer who has earned acclaim from both critics and audiences for his work in theatre, film and television. Recent stage roles include, Tevye in Trevor Nunn's Fiddler on the Roof, Stephen Sondheim's Assassins and Abigail's Party (also Wyndham's Theatre). Other theatre work includes Martin McDonagh's Hangmen (Wyndham's Theatre), and the original production of Ghost Stories (Duke of York's Theatre/Arts Theatre) which he starred in, co-wrote and co-directed with Jeremy Dyson. His extensive television credits include The Eichmann Show, Campus, Crooked House, Dead Set as well as his highly acclaimed performance as Winston Churchill in Peaky Blinders. Nyman's extensive film credits include The Commuter, Death at a Funeral, Kick-Ass 2, Black Death, The Brother's Bloom, Severance and Shut Up & Shoot Me, for which he won the 'Best Actor' award at the Cherbourg Film Festival in 2006.

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