Friday, 5 June 2015

Gary Wilmot to take over from Mark Benton as Andre in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels UK tour

From Tuesday 8th September 2015, Gary Wilmot will reprise his performance as Andre in the UK tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a role he previously played during the musical’s West End run. 

Wilmot joins Michael Praed as Lawrence, Noel Sullivan as Freddy, Geraldine Fitzgerald as Muriel and Carley Stenson as Christine. Mark Benton plays Andre until Saturday 5th September 2015. 

Wilmot is currently playing Ali Hakim in the UK tour of Oklahoma!. His previous theatre credits include: Vernon Hines in The Pajama Game (Shaftesbury), Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Palladium) and Fagin in Oliver! (UK tour). 

The rest of the company includes Emma Caffrey; Andy Conaghan; Phoebe Coupe; Soophia Foroughi; Jonny Godbold; Orla Gormley; Patrick Harper; Justin Lee-Jones; Jordan Livesey; Lisa Mathieson; Andy Rees; Freya Rowley; Regan Shepherd; Kevin Stephen-Jones; Katie Warsop and Jenny Wickham. 

2015 Tour Dates

Sunderland Empire
Tuesday 9 June – Saturday 13 June

King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Tuesday 23 June – Saturday 27 June
Starring Mark Benton as Andre

Leeds Grand Theatre
Tuesday 30 June – Saturday 4 July
Starring Mark Benton as Andre

Liverpool Empire Theatre
Tuesday 7 July – Saturday 11 July
Starring Mark Benton as Andre

His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
Tuesday 21 July – Saturday 25 July
Starring Mark Benton as Andre

Regent Theatre, Stoke
Tuesday 28 July – Saturday 1 August
Starring Mark Benton as Andre

New Theatre, Oxford
Tuesday 4 August – Saturday 8 August
Starring Mark Benton as Andre

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Monday 17 August – Saturday 22 August
Starring Mark Benton as Andre
(Please note Mark will be perform on Monday 17 August)

Sheffield Theatre
Tuesday 25 August – Saturday 29 August
Starring Mark Benton as Andre

Grand Opera House, Belfast
Tuesday 1 September – Saturday 5 September
Starring Mark Benton as Andre

Princess Theatre, Torquay
Tuesday 8 September – Saturday 12 September
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

Edinburgh Playhouse
Tuesday 15 September – Saturday 19 September
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

Milton Keynes Theatre
Tuesday 22 September – Saturday 26 September
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin
Tuesday 29 September – Saturday 3 October
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

Bristol Hippodrome
Tuesday 6 October – Saturday 10 October
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

Theatre Royal, Norwich
Tuesday 13 October – Saturday 17 October
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

New Wimbledon Theatre
Tuesday 20 October – Saturday 24 October
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

New Victoria Theatre, Woking
Tuesday 27 October – Saturday 31 October
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
Tuesday 10 November – Saturday 14 November
Starring Gary Wilmot as Andre

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Tuesday 24 November – Saturday 28 November
Please note the role of Andre is still to be announced for these dates

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