London Musical Theatre Orchestra Announces Cast for A Christmas Carol: Robert Lindsay to play Scrooge in the London debut of Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens’ Broadway Hit The fully orchestrated score performed for the first time in London at the Lyceum Theatre.
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is delighted to announce the cast for its much anticipated Christmas concert; the hit Broadway musical, ‘A Christmas Carol‘. Robert Lindsay is to take the lead role of Scrooge joined by an illustrious supporting cast, that includes musical theatre star Carrie Hope Fletcher performing for the first time alongside her sister-in-law, actress, television personality and vlogger Giovanna Fletcher.
NEWS FOR 2017
After the sell-out five-star concert production of A Christmas Carol last year, London Musical Theatre Orchestra returns to the West End for two performances only.
The show stars critically acclaimed mmulti-award-winningactor Robert Lindsay (My Family, Oliver!) as Ebenezer Scrooge. He is joined by host of stars including Nicolas Colicos (The Bodyguard), Sophie-Louise Dann (The Girls), Lucie Jones (2017 UK Eurovision entrant), Rebecca Lock (Mary Poppins), Neil McDermott (EastEnders, The Wind in the Willows), Hugh Maynard (Miss Saigon), Gemma Sutton (Gypsy) and Olivier-nominee Michael Xavier (Into The WoLondon Musical Theatre Orchestra presents
A Christmas Carol at the Lyceum Theatre – 11th & 18th December 2017ods, Sunset Boulevard).
Charles Dickens’ classic gets the full Broadway treatment by the award-winning team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime) and Mike Ockrent (Me and My Girl).
With the London Musical Theatre Orchestra in full festive swing, this is the perfect start to the Christmas season.
London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents
A Christmas Carol at the Lyceum Theatre – 11th & 18th December 2017
Cast announced so far:
SCROOGE: Robert Lindsay
BAFTA, Tony and three-time Olivier Award winning actor of stage and screen.
Theatre credits include OLIVER! (Palladium Theatre); Cyrano De Bergerac (Theatre Royal, Haymarket); Becket Winner of Variety Club Best Theatre Actor, Nominated for Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor (Haymarket); Me And My Girl Winner of Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Musical, Winner of Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical (Adelphi Theatre) Television credits include SPY Series 1 &2 (Hat Trick/Sky); MY FAMILY 9 Series BAFE Nomination for Best Comedy Performance, 2001 and Citizen Smith (BBC).
FRED ANDERSON: John Addison
Henry The Go-Between (Shaftesbury Apollo), The Pilot The Little Prince (Chimera Productions), Fred A Christmas Carol (Blackpool Winter Gardens), Mr Erlanson A Little Night Music (Menier Chocolate Factory & Garrick Theatre),
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST: Madalena Alberto
Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds (Dominion); CATS (London Palladium); Eva Peron in Evita (Dominion and UK Tour);
EMILY: Carrie Hope Fletcher
Carrie will soon be appearing as Wednesday Addams in the much anticipated UK premiere production of The Addams Family Musical (UK Tour) other credits include Eponine in Les Miserables Dubai (Cameron Mackintosh), Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Music and Lyrics) Eponine in Les Miserables (Cameron Mackintosh);
MRS CRATCHIT: Giovanna Fletcher
Giovanna is an author, mother, actress, blogger, YouTuber and wife to Tom Fletcher from McFly and sister in law to Carrie Hope (above). Having gained much praise for her vocal abilities when showcasing them online – this will be Giovanna’s first professional concert.
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT: Hugh Maynard
Title role in Sweeney Todd (Derby and Colchester); John in Miss Saigon (Prince Edward Theatre); Simon Zealotes in Jesus Christ Superstar
MR FEZZIWIG: Peter Polycarpou
Thernardier in Les Miserables (Dubai), Sheik Anda in Ross (Chichester Festival Theatre), Scenes From 68 Scenes (Arcola Theatre), Khalid in The Choir (Glasgow Citizens Theatre), Buddy in Follies In Concert (Royal Albert Hall);
JACOB MARLEY: Norman Bowman
Norman is currently appearing in London production of Murder Ballad at the Arts Theatre alongside Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt his Theatre Credits includes Marius in Les Miserables (West End & UK Tour); Frederick in Pirates of Penzance with Paul Nicholas (UK Tour)
Monday 19th December, 7:30pm
Running Time: TBC
London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents A Christmas Carol
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