Chris Jarman, most recently seen as Hagrid and the Sorting Hat in the original London company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will step into the role of Doctor Dillamond in the London production of Wicked beginning July 23 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Meanwhile, Rosa O’Reilly, a member of the musical's ensemble, will take over as Nessarose that same day.
As previously reported, EastEnders star David Witts will make his West End debut in the hit musical, also on July 23, in the role of Fiyero.
Bradley Jaden, Sarah McNicholas, and original cast member Martin Ball (the current Fiyero, Nessarose, and Doctor Dillamond, respectively) will all play their final performances July 21.
Continuing in their roles will be Alice Fearn as Elphaba, Sophie Evans as Glinda, Melanie La Barrie as Madame Morrible, Andy Hockley as the Wizard, and Jack Lansbury as Boq.