Tag Archives | Danielle Hope

Grease – Palace Theatre, Manchester and Touring

Grease continues at the Palace Theatre, Manchester until 25 March and then tours until 31 December. Star rating: two stars ★ ★ ✩ ✩ ✩ There are, of course, two versions of Grease. Firstly there’s Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s down and dirty original stage production, a paean to the oily quiffed, leather jacketed rock’n’roll […]

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Grease UK tour – casting complete

Full casting has been revealed for this year’s national tour of the original West End production of Grease featuring Over the Rainbow winner Danielle Hope, The Wanted’s Tom Parker and former EastEnder Louise Lytton. Completing the cast are Tom Senior as Kenickie, Michael Cortez as Sonny, Oliver Jacobson as Roger, Ryan Heenan as Doody, Callum […]

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Danielle Hope to play Sandy in Grease UK tour in 2017

Actress and singer Danielle Hope will join The Wanted’s Tom Parker and former EastEnder Louise Lytton in the cast of next year’s national tour of the original West End production of much-loved musical Grease. Hope, who made her professional debut as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz after winning the television talent show Over The Rainbow, […]

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Les Misérables cast changes – Eva Noblezada follows Danielle Hope as Eponine

Cast changes have been announced for Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre (the show is now in its record-breaking 30th year). Joining the cast from Monday 15 February 2016 are Patrice Tipoki as Fantine, Craig Mather as Marius and Danielle Hope as Eponine. Peter Lockyer will continue to star as Jean Valjean, Jeremy Secomb as Javert, Phil Daniels as Thénardier, Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier, Zoë Doano as Cosette and Bradley Jaden as Enjolras. From Monday 4 April Eva Noblezada will star as Eponine. […]

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The Sound of Music – new tour dates and timelapse video to watch!

New dates have been added to the tour of Bill Kenwright’s production of The Sound of Music, currently playing at the New Wimbledon Theatre until 11 April. The new venues are Newcastle Theatre Royal (31 August to 12 September) and Liverpool Empire (14 to 19 September). (You can also see a timelapse video below of The Sound of Music […]

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Interview – Lloyd Daniels on tour in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

LLOYD DANIELS is making his musical theatre debut playing the title role in the current UK tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The youngest contestant in 2009’s X Factor, Lloyd got to the final five out of 250,000 entrants and performed in front of ten million TV viewers. He then went on to perform as part […]

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The Sound of Music – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield and Touring

The Sound of Music continues at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield until 14 February, and then tours until 1 August. Star rating: 3 stars *** The seven hills of Sheffield are alive to Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music as Bill Kenwright’s new production comes to the Lyceum Theatre. It is billed as a new staging of the the musical, […]

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The Sound of Music tour – Steven Houghton cast as Captain von Trapp

Joining Danielle Hope as Maria von Trapp in a major national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music – opening on 15 January 2015 at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley – will be stage and television performer Steven Houghton, playing Captain von Trapp. Well-known for his longstanding television roles in Coronation Street and London’s Burning, Olivier-Award nominated actor Houghton has taken on leading roles in Spend […]

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Danielle Hope plays Maria in The Sound of Music tour

Actress and singer Danielle Hope will play the iconic role of Maria von Trapp in a new production of The Sound of Music which opens on Thursday 15 January at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley and then moves to the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton to commence a major national tour. Hope won BBC Television’s Over the Rainbow talent show and as a result […]

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In rehearsal – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

When the latest Bill-Kenwright produced tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opens this week at the Theatre Royal, Windsor, it will be the first time there has been THREE big names above the title. Both making their musical theatre debuts are X Factor finalist Lloyd Daniels in the title role and Matt Lapinskas (formerly of EastEnders, […]

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X Factor’s Lloyd Daniels joins Danielle Hope in Joseph tour

X Factor finalist Lloyd Daniels will make his musical theatre debut in the title role of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The youngest contestant in 2009’s competition, Daniels got to the final five out of 250,000 entrants and performed in front of ten million TV viewers. Since then he has performed on a 56-date X Factor tour […]

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Gok Wan hosts You’ll Never Walk Alone benefit concert

Award-winning TV personality and fashion guru Gok Wan will host the special one-night-only concert You’ll Never Walk Alone at the Queen’s Theatre on Sunday 2 March in aid of the Philippines Typhoon Appeal. Wan said today: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be hosting You’ll Never Walk Alone, the West End’s response to the recent disaster in […]

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