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Cast announcement for H.M.S. Pinafore 2014

News January 2014Regan De Wynter Productions in association with Hilary A. Williams are proud to present H.M.S. Pinafore or The Lass That Loved a Sailor By W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan.

With infectious tunes and a beautifully constructed libretto it deals with the age-old conundrum of love between social classes. Joyful, witty and fun for all the family!

Ralph – Keith Jack
Perhaps best known for his appearance on the BBC1’s ‘Any Dream will Do’. Shortly after the program Keith joined the UK Tour of Bill Kenwright’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in which he played The Narrator (and a subsequent 3 years). Further credits include the lead role of Charlie in the new musical Only the Brave, Alistair in the Edinburgh festival and UK premier of Sincerely Mr. Toad. He has many performed in many concerts, and most recently in An Evening of Movies and Musicals in Cardiff and Edinburgh. He has just recently finished an album tour with Ruthie Henshall.

Captain Cocoran– Neil Moors
Credits include: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ (World Arena Tour), Jeremy Sam’s ‘ The Sound of Music’ (UK Tour), Major General Stanley in Sasha Regan’s ‘All-male Pirates of Penzance’ (Australian Tour, culminating in a run at Sydney Theatre), ‘Rent’ (UK Tour), Simeon in ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (UK Tour), Tony in ‘Carmen’ (Stephen Joseph Theatre).

Sir Joseph Porter K.C.B. – David Mc
‘Pageant’ (Vaudeville Theatre), ‘Chicago’ (Adelphi Theatre and Belgium and Switzerland productions), ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ (Oxford Shakespeare Company)

Josephine – Alan Richardson
Winner of the People’s award for Best Actor in the Off West End Awards for his role in ‘Pirates of Penzance’.
Theatre credits include: Oscar in ‘Ballo’, King’s Head Theatre; Phyllis in ‘Iolanthe’, Wilton’s Music Hall; Herman in ‘Sweet Charity’, Theatre Royal Drury Lane; Luke in ‘Second Class Parents’, Etcetera Theatre; Andre in ‘Chélinot’, Union Theatre; the European premiere of ‘Listen to My Heart: The Songs of David Friedman’, Marlborough Theatre, Brighton; ‘South Pacific’, Birmingham Symphony Hall, a live recording for transmission on BBC Radio 2 over Christmas 2005; ‘Ann Veronica’, Courtyard Theatre, Covent Garden; Major-General Stanley in ‘The Pirates of Penzance’, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford; The Clown, ‘The Winter’s Tale’, Theatr Y Werin, Aberystwyth; RSC’s ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’, Playhouse Theatre, Oxford; Peter Cratchitt, ‘Scrooge: The Musical’, New Theatre, Oxford.

Buttercup – Alex Weatherhill, Dick Deadeye – Aidan Crowley, Hebe – Richard Russell-Edwards
Sailors and Sisters: Dale Page, Tommy Knapp, Paul McDowell, Shane Landers, Thomas Henson, Benjamin Wong, Ben Irish, Will Keith, Jacob Baumila

Directed by Sasha Regan, Choreographed by Lizzi Gee, Musical Supervision by Michael England, Musical Director Richard Bates, Designed by Ryan Dawson-Laight, Associate designer Kingsley Hall, Producer Hilary A. Williams, Casting by Adam Braham Casting.


Tuesday 14th January 2014


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