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Wicked – New Cast Photos


WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to release the first pictures of Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard) and Jack Lansbury (Boq) who will lead the new London cast from 24 July 2017, joining current cast members Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond) and Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose).

 Photography by Matt Crockett

From Monday 24 July 2017, the London production will star Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba), Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda) and Jennie Abbotts, Ashley Birchall, Nicole Carlisle, Nicholas Corre, Conor Crown, Kerry Enright, Aimée Fisher, Joseph Fletcher, Alexandra Grierson, Katy Hanna, Tom Andrew Hargreaves, Olivia Kate Holding, Claudia Kariuki, Will Lucas, James McHugh, Danny Michaels, Ellie Mitchell, Rosa O’Reilly, Matt Parsons, Alex Pinder, Sam Robinson, Paulo Teixeira, Samantha Thomas, Hannah Toy, Russell Walker, Sasha Wareham and Libby Watts.


Casting Announced for Boom

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Casting has  been announced for the UK premiere of popular American comedy, Boom.


Will Merrick (Skins, Poldark, The Rack Pack, The Libertine) will play Jules.

Nicole Sawyerr who recently graduated from ArtsEd will play Jo.

Mandi Symonds (accomplished stage and TV actress most recently in 1984) will play Barbara


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2nd – 26th August 2017

Theatre 503


Written in 2008 and premiering at the Ars Nova Theater in New York, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s comedy BOOM quickly became the most produced play in the US between 2009 – 2010 and until now, has never before been professionally staged in the UK.
Jules, a marine biologist, places a personals ad offering “sex to change the course of the world”. Jo replies and comes to Jules’ lab expecting a hot night of no strings sex. But this is no casual encounter, it has evolutionary significance and the future of the human race hangs in the balance!
What will be their fate?
What is ours?
What’s with the fish tank? And who’s the woman in the corner?
Described as “a grandly whacked-out apocalypse fantasy” by The Washington Post, BOOM is a comedy about sex, the end of the world and tropical fish and Announcement Productions and Theatre 503 are proud to finally bring the play to UK audiences for the first time this August.


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