Sara Poyzer will play Donna Sheridan, with Coronation Street's Shobna Gulati (pictured right) as Tanya and Sue Devaney as Rosie, when the Mamma Mia International Tour returns to the UK. Poyzer has also played Donna in the West End production.
The production will also star Poyzer’s real-life husband Richard Standing as Sam Carmichael alongside Michael Beckley as Bill Austin, Mark Jardine as Harry Bright, Niamh Perry as Sophie Sheridan, Justin Thomas as Sky, Daniella Bowen as Ali, Tara Young as Lisa, Alex Simmons as Pepper and Charlie Stemp as Eddie. The role of Donna will be played at certain performances by Francesca Ellis.
Also in the cast will be: Michael Anthony, Holly Ashton, Charlotte Bradford, Devon-Elise Johnson, Matt Kennedy, Gemma Lawson, Scott Mobley, Dean Read, Matthew Ronchetti, Ellie Rutherford, Parisa Shahmir, Katy Stedder, Rhodri Watkins, Tom Stanford-Wheatley, Simon Wilmont, Sarah Wilkie and Jamie Wilkin.
The Mamma Mia International Tour is currently playing in Hong Kong, followed by Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai, and will then take a break before re-opening in Liverpool, performing for the first time ever at the Liverpool Empire from Friday 20th February to Saturday 14th March. Liverpool will be the only UK mainland date outside of London to host the production in 2015.
Photo Credit 1: Rachel Joseph