PRISCILLA THE QUEEN OF THE DESERT

That favourite smash hit Aussie musical takes to the stage again.

PRISCILLA THE QUEEN OF THE DESERT

It’s official joining Jason Donovan, who will play the role of ‘Tick’ in Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical at the Alhambra Theatre this October, are Simon Green as ‘Bernadette’, Adam Bailey as ‘Felicia’ and Philip Childs as ‘Bob’.

Simon Green’s most recent stage credits include ‘Bruce Ismay’ in Titanic both in Toronto and at the Southwark Playhouse; The World Goes Round at the Union Theatre and ‘Monsieur André’ in The Phantom of The Opera on tour. Adam Bailey most recently appeared as ‘Espresso’ in the German production of Starlight Express. His other theatre credits include ‘Mary Sunshine’ in Chicago at Leicester Curve and ‘Alan’ in Bare at the Greenwich Theatre. Philip Childs played the role of ‘Bob’ on the 2013 tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. He is currently appearing as ‘Doctor Dillamond’ in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria. His other recent theatre credits include Alan Bennett’s People and The Habit of Art at the National Theatre.

Jason Donovan played the role of ‘Tick’ when the show originally opened in the West End and its subsequent tour in 2013. His other West End credits include the title role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and ‘Caractacus Potts’ in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. His touring credits include ‘Captain Von Trapp’ in The Sound of Music and ‘Frank N Furter’ in The Rocky Horror Show and most recently ‘Lionel Logue’ in The King’s Speech. His television credits include Neighbours and Echo Beach. He was also a finalist in ITV’s smash hit I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! and reached the final of Strictly Come Dancing.

They will be joined by: Richard Astbury; Rebecca Botterill; Matt Crandon; Peter Cumins; Amy Di Bartolomeo; Martin Harding; Lisa-Marie Holmes; Ricky Lee Loftus; Adam Lyons; Callum MacDonald; Laura Mansell; Catherine Mort; James Paul McAllister; Robin Mills; Craig Ryder; Naomi Slights and Julie Yammanee.

Based on the movie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of outrageous costumes and a hit parade of dance floor classics including ‘I Will Survive’, ‘Say a Little Prayer’, ‘Go West’, ‘Hot Stuff’, Boogie Wonderland’ and ‘Always on My Mind’, this wildly fresh and funny new musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!

The show starts on 12th October for a run. Please call the Box Office on 01274 432000 or visit bradford-theatres.co.uk for more information.

 

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