Russell Grant, actor-turned-celebrity-astrologer, will play Mrs. Meers. During his period of astrological fame, which stretched across nine years on BBC Breakfast Time and TV-AM, he appeared as Dame in many theatres. He was last seen in the West End in The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium.
In a press statement, he said, "Once in a while a role comes along that you have secretly coveted. I started performing in theatre around 50 years ago and this is one of those roles - Mrs. Meers! Amongst other recent offers on both stage and screen it was this role I had to get my hands on. Beatrice Lillie made the role so fabulous in the film and from the moment I saw her it was on my wish list of roles I always wanted to perform but was never likely to be offered - until now!"
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