Cast of The Band with Take That

It has been announced that the musical, The Band, will have a six-week run in London following the success of its UK tour.

The musical, which is co-produced by popular band Take That, is set to play at Theatre Royal Haymarket from 1st December until 12th January.

The tour of the show will continue on from its visit to London, running at The Lowry in Salford from 15th January. Tour dates can be found on the website.

Synopsis: The Band

The Band is a musical about what it’s like to grow up with a boyband. For five 16-year-old friends in 1992, ‘the band’ is everything. 25 years on, audiences are reunited with the group of friends, now 40-something women, as they try once more to fulfil their dream of meeting their heroes. 

The musical stars Rachel Lumberg as Rachel, Alison Fitzjohn as Claire, Emily Joyce as Heather, Jayne McKenna as Zoe, and AJ Bentley, Nick Carsberg, Curtis T Johns, Yazdan Qafouri and Sario Solomon, winners of BBC’s Let It Shine, as The Band.

Further cast includes Faye Christall as Young Rachel, Katy Clayton as Young Heather, Rachelle Diedericks as Debbie, Sarah Kate Howarth as Young Claire, Lauren Jacobs as Young Zoe, Martin Miller as Jeff and Andy Williams as Dave.

Further information

The Band, with the music of Take That, opened at Manchester Opera House on 8th September 2017 to critical acclaim and has broken box office records around the UK.

The musical is produced by David Pugh, Dafydd Rogers, Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, and Robbie Williams.

David Pugh commented: “Our co-producers, Gary, Howard, Mark and Robbie, are totally chuffed that London’s glittering West End will see this award-winning production at the historic Theatre Royal Haymarket this Christmas season.”

Group organisers can call 020-7930 8800 for more details.

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