Robert Lindsay – Lawrence Jameson
Robert Lindsay is an acclaimed actor who has made a name for himself in numerous stage and screen roles. Known to many as Ben Harper in the highly successful BBC sitcom ‘My Family’, his roots remain in stage and musical theatre. Lindsay won both the Olivier and Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Bill Snibson in ‘Me and My Girl’ which ran in the West End and on Broadway. He won a second Olivier Award in the 1996 play ‘Beckett’ and returned to musical theatre in Cameron Mackintosh’s production of ‘Oliver!’, where he took over the role of Fagin and won his third Olivier. Other notable West End credits include title roles in ‘The Entertainer’, ‘Onassis’ and ‘Richard III’.
Katherine Kingsley – Christine Colgate
Katherine Kingsley is a talented stage actress who has recently enjoyed West End success with two high profile productions. She recently starred opposite Sheridan Smith in Michael Grandage’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the Noel Coward Theatre and played Lina Lamont in ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ at the Palace Theatre, for which she was nominated for an Olivier Award. Her work in musicals includes ‘The 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee’ at the Donmar Warehouse, ‘Aspects of Love’ at the Menier Chocolate Factory and ‘Company’ for Stephen Sondheim’s 80th Birthday Celebration.
Rufus Hound – Freddy Benson
Rufus Hound is an actor, presenter and comedian. His recent West End credits include the National Theatre’s hit production of ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. His work for TV includes “Never Mind The Buzzcocks”, “Would I Lie To You?”, “8 Out Of 10 Cats”, “You Have Been Watching” and a host of other panel shows. Other stage appearances include ‘Neville’s Island’ for the Chichester Festival Theatre.
Samantha Bond – Muriel Eubanks
Samantha Bond is an accomplished stage and screen actor who has enjoyed popular success on TV shows such as ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Outnumbered’ as well as playing Miss Moneypenny in James Bond throughout the Pierce Brosnan years. She was last in the West End at the Vaudeville Theatre in a revival of Oscar Wilde’s ‘An Ideal Husband’.
Full Cast includes: Gavin Alex, Darren Bennett, Niamh Bracken, Lisa Bridge, Darren Carnall, Andy Conaghan, Lizzy Connolly, Phoebe Coupe, Claire Doyle, Alice Fearn, Selina Hamilton, Ian Knauer, Lisa Mathieson, Zak Nemorin, Genevieve Nicole, Javier Santos, Todd Talbot, Dominic Tribuzio, Jon Tsouras and Zara Warren.
David Yazbek – Music & Lyrics
David Yazbek is an exciting composer who has been nominated for three Tony Awards for his work on Broadway productions. He wrote the score and lyrics to ‘The Full Monty’, ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ and ‘Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’. His work for television includes ‘Late Night with David Letterman’, ‘The Puzzle Place’ and ‘Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?’ He has been nominated for three Grammy Awards for his producing credits, and has released five solo albums.
Jeffrey Lane – Writer
Jeffrey Lane was nominated for the Tony Award and Drama Desk award for his work on ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’, as well as the Drama League Award for Best Musical. His previous collaborations with David Yazbek include writing the book for ‘Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’. His work for TV includes ‘Cagney & Lacey’, ‘The Murder of Mary Phagan’ and ‘Ryan’s Hope’. He has won five Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe award and three Writers Guild Awards.
Jerry Mitchell – Director
Jerry Mitchell is an acclaimed choreographer and director who continues to produce work in the West End and Broadway. Most recently he won the 2013 Tony Award for ‘Kinky Boots’. His work was last seen in the West End in the Olivier Award winning production of ‘Legally Blonde’, also at the Savoy Theatre. Other Broadway credits include ‘La Cage Aux Folles’, ‘Hairspray’, ‘The Full Monty’ and ‘Catch Me If You Can’.
Peter McKintosh – Designer
Peter McKintosh’s work as a designer covers both set and costume design. He won the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Costume Design for his work on ‘Crazy for You’ at the Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park, having being previously nominated for ‘Hello Dolly!’ in 2010. In the West End his credits include ‘The Winslow Boy’, ‘Noises Off’, ‘Viva Forever!’ and ‘Love Story’. His work for the National Thetare includes ‘Honk!’, ‘The Doctor’s Dilemma’ and ‘Widower’s House’.