It has been announced that Emma Hatton will take over as Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked from Monday 2nd February 2015. She has been Standby Elphaba for the past year.
Hatton joins Savannah Stevenson as Glinda, Jeremy Taylor as Fiyero, Martyn Ellis as The Wizard, Liza Sadovy as Madame Morrible, Philip Childs as Doctor Dillamond, Katie Rowley Jones as Nessarose and Sam Lupton as Boq.
The actress previously understudied Meat and Scaramouche in We Will Rock You and starred in Dreamboats and Petticoats. Jennifer DiNoia takes over the role from Kerry Ellis on Monday 27th October 2014 and plays her final performance on Saturday 31st January 2015.