NEW MUSICAL PARKS UP AT THE ADELPHI THEATRE THIS OCTOBER
· GEMMA ARTERTON LEADS CAST IN ROLE OF RITA
· STEVE FURST, MARK HADFIELD & SOPHIE-LOUISE DANN JOIN
MULTI-AWARD WINNING RUPERT GOOLD’S NEW PRODUCTION
· BOOK BY RICHARD BEAN, MUSIC FROM DAVID ARNOLD & LYRICS BY RICHARD THOMAS
Stage Entertainment, Glass Half Full Productions and Just for Laughs Theatricals are delighted to announce further casting for MADE IN DAGENHAM, which will open at the Adelphi Theatre on Wednesday 5 November, with previews from Thursday 9 October. Based on the hit British film, this new musical comedy will star international stage and screen actress GEMMA ARTERTON in the lead role of Rita O’Grady, with ADRIAN DER GREGORIAN as her husband Eddie.
Joining Gemma and Adrian are Steve Furst playing US Ford Executive Mr Tooley, Mark Hadfield as Harold Wilson, Sophie-Louise Dann playing Barbara Castle, Sophie Stanton as Beryl, Heather Craney as Clare, Sophie Isaacs as Sandra, Julius D’Silva playing Ford Dagenham boss Mr Hopkins and Naomi Frederick as his wife Lisa.
Also joining the Made in Dagenham cast are Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Thomas Aldridge, Kate Coysten, Christopher Howell, Scott Garnham, Ian Jervis, Paul Kemble, Emma Lindars, Jo Napthine, Tracey Penn, Gemma Salter, Gareth Snook, Rachel Spurrell, Emily Squibb, Karli Vale and Rene Zagger.
Director Rupert Goold said:
“We have in this show some of the best original music around and a cracking script and to know that it will be performed by this multi-talented, wonderful, diverse, rowdy bunch of actors makes me keener than ever to get into the rehearsal room.”
Previews begin on 9 October 2014. Click here to book tickets.