Further Casting Announced for New West End Musical Made in Dagenham
13 Jun 2014
Further casting has been announced for the West End premiere of Made in Dagenham, the new musical version of the 2010 film of the same name, that will begin performances Oct. 9 at the Adelphi Theatre prior to an official opening Nov. 5.
Joining the previously announced Gemma Arterton and Adrian der Gregorian, who respectively play Rita O'Grady and her husband Eddie, are Steve Furst as U.S. Ford Executive Mr. Tooley, Mark Hadfield as Harold Wilson and Sophie-Louise Dann as Barbara Castle.
Also in featured roles are 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.
The cast will also include 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.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.