First production images have been released featuring the new West End cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory who join the show from tonight (4th May 2015). Check out the pictures below (click image to enlarge).
Directed by Sam Mendes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently booking at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane to 4th June 2016. The show has been seen by 1.25 million people since it opened in June 2013.
Jonathan Slinger plays Willy Wonka alongside Kraig Thornber (Grandpa George), Lara Denning (Mrs Bucket) and Mark Oxtoby (Jerry). Originating company members Ross Dawes and Derek Hagen take over as Mr Salt and Mr Bucket respectively.
The full cast now includes: Jonathan Slinger, Barry James, Ross Dawes, Josefina Gabrielle, Jasna Ivir, Paul J. Medford, Lara Denning, Derek Hagen, Roni Page, Myra Sands, Kraig Thornber, Joe Allen, Meg Astin, Joel Baylis, Andy Brady, Simon Campbell, Georgia Carling, Andrew Carthy, Collette Coleman, Dan Cooke, Divine Cresswell, Billy Cullum, Connor Dowling, Kelly Edwards, Gemma Fuller, Kate Graham, Sam Lathwood, Lucinda Lawrence, Mark Oxtoby, Matthew Rowland, Rebecca Seale, Steven Serlin, Gregory Sims, Robert Tregoning, Tara Verloop, Michelle White, Mark Williamson.