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Full Casting announced for Thoroughly Modern Millie Tour 2018

Thoroughly Modern MillieFollowing a hugely successful tour in Spring 2017, award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie will tour the UK again in 2018 opening at Richmond Theatre on Tuesday 27 March.

Hayley Tamaddon takes on the title role of Millie Dilmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City.

Hayley is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Del Dingle in Emmerdale and Andrea Beckett in Coronation Street and for winning the fifth series of ITV1’s Dancing on Ice. Other television credits include Accused, Shameless, Waterloo Road, Where the Heart Is and The Royal. Her musical theatre roles include Roxie Hart in Chicago (UK Tour), The Lady of the Lake in Spamalot (UK tour), Janet in The Rocky Horror Show (UK Tour), Frenchie in Grease (UK Tour), Diana Morales in A Chorus Line (Sheffield Theatres), Trish in Boogie Nights (UK Tour), Carmen in Fame (UK Tour), Laura in Boyband (West End) and Lisa in Mamma Mia (West End). She has also starred in the UK tour of The Vagina Monologues and in John Godber’s play Muddy Cows (Stephen Joseph, Scarborough).

Lucas Rush returns as the evil proprietor of the Hotel Priscilla Mrs Meers, a role he made his own during the 2017 tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Lucas’s other theatre credits include: St Jimmy/Resident Director in American Idiot (The Arts Theatre & UK Tour, for which he received A WhatsOnStage Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical); Emcee in Cabaret (Arts Theatre Aberdeen); Edmund in Mark Rylance’s Sonnet Walks (The Globe); Hubert Rosenberg in Shitfaced showtime (The Old Red Lion Theatre); Tony in Saturday Night Fever (RCCL and USA); Roger in Grease (Piccadilly Theatre); Duane Jones in Bloodbath (Edinburgh Festival); Rebel Leader in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre); Joe Vegas in Fame (UK Tour); Benadick in Much Ado About Nothing (Italian Theatre Tour); Mickey in Blood Brothers (The Manoel Theatre Malta); Robin in The Merry Wives Of Windsor (RSC Barbican Theatre) and Gavrouche in Les Miserables (Palace Theatre) Television and Film credits include: Rowan Neville in Walking on the Moon (ITV Film, Directed by Peter Kosminsky); Apostle in Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular (Universal Pictures, Directed by Lawrence Connor) and James in the award winning short film The Definition of Lonely (Directed by Leon Lopez).

The cast is completed by Michael Colbourne (Jimmy Smith), Richard Meek (Trevor Graydon), Nicola Blackman (Muzzy van Hossmere), Lisa Bridge (Miss Dorothy), Guy Salim (Ching Ho), Patrick Jeremy (Bun Foo), Natalie Spriggs (Miss Flannery), Laura Ellis, Annie Guy, Emma Lloyd, Millie O’Connell, Patrick George, Scott Norton and Tom Summers.

Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie is based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film. Taking you back to the height of the Jazz Age in 1920s New York City, when ‘moderns’ including a flapper named Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love.

From explosive tap numbers to a ‘Fred and Ginger’ dance routine on a window ledge, and featuring hit songs including Gimme Gimme and Not for the Life of Me, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a brilliantly funny and entertaining show for all the family.

Tickets for Thoroughly Modern Millie are on sale now.

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan
New Music by Jeanine Tesori
New Lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Original Story and Screenplay by Richard Morris for the Universal Pictures Film
Presented by arrangement with
Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited
Director and Choreographer Racky Plews
Musical Director Rob Wicks
Executive Producer David King
Casting Director Sue Talbert
Executive Director Graham King

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE – 2018 UK TOUR DATES
Tuesday 27 – Saturday 31 March Box Office: 0844 871 7651
Richmond Theatre Website: www.londontheatre1.com/theatres/richmond-theatre/

Tuesday 3 – Saturday 7 April Box Office: 01323 412000 ON SALE SOON
Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk

Tuesday 10 – Saturday 14 April Box Office: 0844 871 3022
Sunderland Empire Website: www.londontheatre1.com/theatres/sunderland-empire/

Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 May Box Office: 0844 871 3020
Oxford New Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com

Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 May Box Office: 0844 871 3023
The Princess Theatre, Torquay

Tuesday 15 – Saturday 19 May Box Office: 01202 280000 ON SALE SOON
Poole Lighthouse Website: www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

Tuesday 22 – Saturday 26 May Box Office: 0844 871 7649
Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent Website: www.londontheatre1.com/theatres/regent-theatre-stoke/

Tuesday 29 May – Saturday 2 June Box Office: 01225 448844
Theatre Royal, Bath Website: www.theatreroyal.org.uk

Tuesday 5 – Saturday 9 June Box Office: 01274 432000
Bradford Alhambra Website: www.bradford-theatres.co.uk

Monday 11 – Saturday 16 June Box Office: 01325 486555
Darlington Hippodrome Website: www.darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk

Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 June Box Office: 01702 351135
Cliffs Pavilion, Southend Website: www.southendtheatres.org.uk

Tuesday 26 – Saturday 30 June Box Office: 01902 429212
Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton Website: www.grandtheatre.co.uk

Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 July Box Office: 01903 206206
Worthing Pavilion Website: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

Tuesday 31 July – Saturday 5 August Box Office: 01534 511115
Jersey Opera House Website: www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

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