Monday, 6 July 2015

Tracie Bennett replaces Janie Dee in Mrs Henderson Presents; full casting announced

Tracie Bennett has replaced the previously announced Janie Dee in Mrs Henderson Presents. Dee has withdrawn from the production due to "personal reasons".

The production runs between 14th August and 5th September 2015 at the Theatre Royal Bath. The new musical has book by Terry Johnson who will also direct the production. Lyrics are by Don Black with music by George Fenton and Simon Chamberlain.

The cast includes: Emma Williams, Sarah Bakker, Katie Bernstein, Rhiannan Chesterman, Lizzy Connolly, Victoria Hay, Samuel Holmes, Lauren Hood and Matthew Malthouse.

Completing the cast are: Julie Armstrong, Ian Bartholomew, Andrew Bryant, Alexander Delamere, Mark Hadfield, Graham Hoadly, Oliver Jackson, Katrina Kleve, Jane Milligan, Neil Stewart and Dickie Wood.

It is understood producers are keen to transfer Mrs Henderson Presents to the West End following its run in Bath. The musical is based on the film starring Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins.

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