Philip Childs will play his final performance on Saturday 8th August 2015. Pinder is currently playing both Doctor Dillamond and The Wizard in Wicked's UK Tour which concludes in Salford on Saturday 25th July 2015.
The actor is best remembered as ‘Max Farnham’ in Phil Redmond’s Brookside, a role he played from 1990 until the final episode in 2003. He has worked extensively in theatre and television and joined the UK Tour of Wicked in September 2014.
Wicked recently won the 2015 ‘This Morning’ Audience Award which is the only Olivier Award that is voted for by the theatregoing public. Wicked previously won the Olivier Audience Award in 2010. Around the world, The show has been seen by 47 million people in 13 countries and won over 100 international awards.
The London production stars Emma Hatton (Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero), Liza Sadovy (Madame Morrible), Martyn Ellis (The Wizard), Sam Lupton (Boq), Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose), Natalie Andreou (Standby for Elphaba) and Sophie Linder-Lee (Standby for Glinda).
Cast subject to change from Monday 21st September 2015.
Photo Credit 2: Matt Crockett