It has been announced that Georgia May Foote will star as Holly Golightly in the UK tour of Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
May Foote will join the cast between 19th September and 19th November 2016, sharing the role with Pixie Lott and Emily Atack.
She will perform in Milton Keynes, Bristol, Malvern, Sheffield, Belfast, Cardiff and Norwich.
May Foote was runner-up in last year’s Strictly Come Dancing. Her television credits include Katy Armstrong in Coronation Street, Gemma in This Is England ’86 and Alison Simmons in Grange Hill. This is her professional stage debut.
The actress said “I am so excited that for my first theatre role I will be playing such an iconic character. I cannot wait to join the cast of Breakfast at Tiffany’s as Holly Golightly. It’s a wonderful adaptation of an incredible story and I'm really thrilled to be part of it!”
Also in the cast of Breakfast at Tiffany’s are Matt Barber as Fred, Victor McGuire as Joe Bell,Robert Calvert as Doc, Naomi Cranston as Mag, Charlie De Melo as José, Tim Frances as Rusty Trawler/Editor at 21, Andrew Joshi as Yunioshi, Melanie La Barrie as Mme Spanella and Sevan Stephan as OJ Berman/Dr Goldman, with Katy Allen and Andy Watkins.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s began its run of performances at the Leicester Curve on 3rd March and began its UK & Ireland Tour on 15th March. There will be a 12-week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London’s West End from 30th June to 17th September 2016.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s is directed by Nikolai Foster with design by Matthew Wright, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound by Mic Pool.