A media night was held yesterday (15th July) to celebrate the opening of Dusty, a unique new multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, at the Charing Cross Theatre. Check out images below (click picture to enlarge).
Guests included: Tina Barrett, Simon Bell, Steven Berkoff, Paul Carrack, Elaine Cassidy, Michelle Collins, Nancy Dell’Olio, Lynne Essex, Dan Gillespie Sells, Charlotte Jackson, Cathy Lette, Linda Lusardi, Vicky Michelle, Becky O’Brien, Elaine Paige, Tony Palmer, Rick Parfitt, Lee Ryan, Pat Sharp, Linzi Stoppard and Jo Wood.
With original music by Springfield, the show features 3-D technology and digital media. Written by Kim Weild and Duncan Sibbald with dramaturg Jack Bradley, Dusty is directed by Chris Cowey. It is currently booking to 22nd August 2015.
The cast includes: Ellie Ann-Lowe (Mary O’Brien), Francesca Jackson (Nancy),Stewart McCheyne (DJ Dave Dean), Ben Tolley (Johnny Franz), Leo Elso (Dion O’Brien/Tom Springfield), Joe Vetch(Douggie Reece), Joan Walker (Kay O’Brien), Graham Kent (Gerard ‘OB’ O’Brien), Tristan Pate(Vic Billings), Allyson Ava Brown (Martha Reeves), Danielle Kassarata (Maddie) and Arabella Rodrigo (Norma). Ensemble members are: Bex Leung, Cleo Jaeger and Marianna Neofitou.
Becky O'Brien & Cathy Lette
Charlotte Jackson & Chris Coleman
Claire Rafferty Rick & Elaine Cassidy and Stephen Lord
Elaine Paige & Will and Linzi Stoppard
Ellie Ann Lowe (Mary O'Brien) and Francesca Jackson (Nancy)
Jo Wood & Lee Ryan
Linda Lusardi & Lliana Bird
Lynne Essex (Lana Sister) & Michelle Collins
Nancy Dell'Olio & Pat and Monica Sharp
Paul Carrack & Rick Parfitt
Sadie Frost & Simon Bell
Tina Barrett & Vicki Michelle
Photo Credit: Dan Wooller