The full cast for David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That’s UK Tour of Tim Firth’s new musical, THE BAND, with the music of Take That. The tour began at Manchester Opera House on 8th September, with a national Press Night on Tuesday 26th September 2017. The advance box office for the tour has now topped a record-breaking £10million.
Joining the previously announced AJ Bentley, Nick Carsberg, Curtis T Johns, Yazdan Qafouri and Sario Solomon, collectively known as Five To Five, winners of BBC’s Let It Shine, who will play The Band, Rachel Lumberg as Rachel and Faye Christall as Young Rachel, will be Emily Joyce as Heather, Alison Fitzjohn as Claire, Jayne McKenna as Zoe, Katy Clayton as Young Heather, Sarah Kate Howarth as Young Claire, Lauren Jacobs as Young Zoe, Rachelle Diedericks as Debbie, Martin Miller as Jeff and Andy Williams as
THE BAND is a musical about what it’s like to grow up with a boyband. For five 16 year-old friends in 1992, ‘the band’ is everything. 25 years on, we are reunited with the group of friends, now 40-something women, as they try once more to fulfil their dream of meeting their heroes.
THE BAND is directed by Kim Gavin and Jack Ryder, designed by Jon Bausor and choreographed by Kim Gavin. It is produced by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Robbie Williams.
Theatre Royal Haymarket
1 December 2018 – 12 January 2019
TOUR SCHEDULE (Previous dates not listed)
New Wimbledon Theatre
23 – 27 October 2018
30 October – 3rd November 2018
New Theatre, Oxford
19 – 23 February 2019
New Victoria Theatre, Woking
5 – 9 March 2019
Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes