Broadway smash hit Beautiful The Carole King Musical comes to London

Performances from 10 February 2015

Aldwych Theatre, 49 Aldwych, London, WCDB 4DF

Lessee: Nederlander Theatres (Aldwych) Limited

Theatre credits include: Dessa Rose (Trafalgar Studios), Candide, Tick Tick Boom (Menier Chocolate Factory), Blood Wedding (Courtyard Theatre), Rooms: A Rock Romance (Finborough Theatre), Lend Me a Tenor (Gielgud Theatre), Company (Southwark Playhouse), Avenue Q (Wyndhams Theatre), Wicked (original London cast, Apollo Victoria Theatre). Television credits include: Casualty (BBC). Film credits include: The Hike, Tail’s End, Day Trip to London, Full Circle, Coma. Other credits include: Appears regularly with The Jive Aces (at Glastonbury and Ronnie Scott’s) and recently recorded two solo tracks on their new album Diggin’ the Roots. Cassidy was thrilled to duet with Carole King herself in Hyde Park for the BST concert in July 2016 for 65,000 people.

Matthew trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Theatre credits include: Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace), Urinetown (Apollo Theatre), Sweeney Todd (London Coliseum), School for Scandal (Theatre Royal Bath), She Stoops to Conquer (National Theatre), Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre). Film credits include: Pride (BBC Films), Les Misérables (Working Title). Other credits include: The Hired Man (Cadogan Hall), BBC Proms (Royal Albert Hall), Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (The O2 Arena), 85th Academy Awards (Dolby Theatre).

Winner of a 2015 Olivier Award for ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical’ for her portrayal of Cynthia Weil. Lorna trained at the Carlton Television Workshop. Theatre credits include: her West End debut at the age of 15 in Romeo & Juliet: The Musical (Piccadilly Theatre), Footloose (Novello/UK Tour), Evita (Adelphi), Parade (Donmar), The Fantasticks (Duchess), Dreamboats and Petticoats (Playhouse), Annie Get Your Gun (UK Tour), Robin Hood (Cambridge Arts), Anything Goes (Kilworth House), Peter Pan (Manchester Opera House & New Victoria Woking), High School Musical (UK Tour), Sleeping Beauty (Bromley Churchill), Les Misérables (Birmingham Hippodrome). Television credits include: Casualty, Holby City, Doctors and I Dream (BBC), Arcadia (ITV). Workshops include: The Little Prince (Savoy Theatre), Defect (Finborough Theatre), The Piper (Savoy Theatre), Bauhinia (National Theatre Studio).

Nominated for a 2015 Olivier Award for ‘Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical’. Ian trained at Masters Performing Arts College. Theatre credits include: The Commitments (Palace Theatre), Rock of Ages (Shaftesbury/Garrick Theatre), Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens (Criterion Theatre), Hair (European Arena Tour), High School Musical 2 (UK Tour). Television credits include: The Famous Five Animated Series (Disney Channel Worldwide). Film credits include: Clubbed.

Workshops include: The Wall – Pink Floyd. Twitter: @i_McIntosh

Theatre credits include: The Winter’s Tale, To Kill a Mockingbird, An Enemy of the People, A View from the Bridge (Best Actress MTA’s ’16), The Family Way (Best Actress MTA’s), Noises Off, Love Story, Hindle Wakes (Octagon Theatre Bolton), Sweeney Todd (Royal Exchange/West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Graduate, Over the Rainbow, Season’s Greetings, Dead Of Night (UK Tours), Three Women in an Ice Cream Cone (King’s Head), The Shadow Box (Southwark Playhouse), Hamlet (Greenwich Playhouse), Strip Poker (Jermyn Street), Island of Aars (Edinburgh). Film credits include: Brooklyn (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Can’t Bank On Heaven, In The Dark, Scary Movies. Television credits include: A Touch of Cloth (Sky 1), By Any Means, Mayday, Holby City, EastEnders, Doctors, Dangerfield, Bergerac (BBC), The Jury, Emmerdale, The Bill (ITV), Brookside (Channel 4). Other credits include: The Barbara Drennan Quartet. Session vocals include: Peter Gabriel, Bill Wyman, Donny Osmond, Errol Brown, Paul Young, Boy George.

Theatre credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), The Suicide (National Theatre), Mack and Mabel (Chichester Theatre/UK Tour), Sweeney Todd (London Coliseum), Forbidden Broadway (Menier Chocolate Factory/Vaudeville Theatre), I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical, Oliver! (London Palladium), Singin’ in the Rain (Palace Theatre), Shrek (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), She Loves Me (Chichester Minerva Theatre), Jersey Boys (Prince Edward Theatre), Footloose (Playhouse Theatre), Babes in Arms (Chichester Festival Theatre), Evita (Adelphi Theatre), Mamma Mia! (Prince of Wales Theatre), Thoroughly Modern Millie (UK Tour), Footloose (UK Tour), Jolson (Theatre Royal Plymouth). Workshops include: Cuckoo’s Nest the Musical (for Dale Wasserman), Pink Floyd’s The Wall, Monster Bride.

Gavin trained at the Tiffany Stage Academy and Performers College, Essex. Theatre credits include: Of Thee I Sing (Royal Festival Hall), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre), Wag! The Musical (Charing Cross Theatre), Sister Act (UK Tour), Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre), Footloose (Novello Theatre), Fame (Aldwych Theatre), Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour), Mamma Mia (Prince Edward Theatre), Oliver! (London Palladium). Television credits include: Hall of Fame for Barbara Windsor (BBC), Hidden Talents of the Rich and Famous 2 (LWT), Barrymore (LWT), Blue Peter Pantomime (BBC), Royal Variety Show (ITV). Workshops include: Lend Me A Tenor for Ian Talbot.

Georgie trained at ArtsEd, London. Theatre credits include: Show Boat (New London Theatre), A Chorus Line (London Palladium), Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre), Our House 10th Anniversary Concert (Savoy Theatre), Singin’ in the Rain (Chichester Festival Theatre), Barnum (UK Tour), Oliver! (Sheffield Crucible), My Fair Lady (BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall), Christmas in New York (Lyric Theatre), Broadway to West End (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Luna Park (Tristan Bates Theatre), Olivier Awards (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). Workshops include: I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical. Television includes: Kiss Me Kate (BBC Proms).

Koko trained at the Urdang Academy. Theatre credits include: Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre, West End), Hairspray (Gordon Craig Theatre). Whilst training: Rent, Nine. Television credits include: The Olivier Awards, The Brit Awards (ITV), Strictly Come Dancing (BBC). Film credits include: Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney Pictures).

Tsemaye trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Theatre credits include: The Vaudevillians (Les Enfants Terribles, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016). Whilst training: The Winter’s Tale, Self in Love Is Not a Science (devised production based on the works of Joshua Rosenblum). Tsemaye is thrilled to be making her West End debut in Beautiful.

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