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Casting announced for High Fidelity at The Turbine Theatre

High Fidelity

Casting news

CASTING has been announced for the UK premiere of the new musical comedy High Fidelity. Based on the acclaimed British novel by Nick Hornby, it runs at The Turbine Theatre from November 1 (previews form October 21) to December 7, 2019.

Leading the ensemble is musical theatre star Oliver Ormson as vinyl shop owner, Rob. He is joined by Carl Au (Dick), Robbie Durham (Barry), Rosie Fletcher (Anna), Joshua Dever (Neil Young/Bruce Springsteen), Shanay Holmes (Laura), Eleanor Kane (Marie), Jessica Lee (Ensemble), Bobbie Little (Liz), Lauran Rae (Ensemble) and Robert Tripolino (Ian).

Oliver Ormson’s stage credits include: Cats (Kilworth House Theatre); The Addams Family (National and International Tours); The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre); Sopranos vs Tenors (European Tour); and Hairspray (Aberystwyth Arts Centre). His screen credits include: West Side Story (Reef Television/BBC Symphony Orchestra).

Carl Au’s stage credits include: Cilla (UK Tour); Ostrich Boys (Belgrade Theatre); Jersey Boys (Prince Edward Theatre); Bright Phoenix (Liverpool Everyman); A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep) and Bells are Ringing (Union Theatre). His screen credits include: Waterloo Road, Doctors and The Lost Sitcoms – Till Death Do Us Part.

Robbie Durham’s stage credits include: Nashville Live (UK Tour); Million Dollar Quartet (UK and International Tours); Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace Theatre); Sunny Afternoon (Harold Pinter Theatre); Hoods (Arts Theatre); Kiss Me Kate (Upstairs At The Gatehouse); The Confession Room (Landor Theatre) and Dreamboats and Petticoats (Wyndham’s Theatre/UK Tour).

Rosie Fletcher’s stage credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (The Barbican); Hadestown (National Theatre); Barnum (Menier Chocolate Factory); Fiddler on the Roof (Chichester Festival Theatre); Annie Get Your Gun (Sheffield Crucible); Wicked (Apollo Victoria) and Tonight’s The Night (UK Tour).

Joshua Dever’s stage credits include: New Jersey Nights (Australian Tour); The Twelve Tenors (China Tour) and New Jersey Nights (UK Tour).

Shanay Holmes’ stage credits include: The Bridges of Madison County (Menier Chocolate Factory); Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Kilworth House); The Wizard of Oz (Birmingham Rep); Rent (20th Anniversary Production Ltd); Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Bodyguard (Adelphi Theatre); Motown Magic (UK Tour); Dream Girls (Fairfield Halls) and A Chorus Line, The Best Little White House In Texas and Grease (Theatre on the Hill).

Eleanor Kane’s stage credits include: Billionaire Boy (Nuffield Southampton Theatre) and Fun Home (The Young Vic).

Jessica Lee’s stage credits include: Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre).

Bobbie Little’s stage credits include: Guys And Dolls (Theatre Marigny); Kiss Me Kate (Sheffield Theatres); Little Shop Of Horrors and Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Mamma Mia! (Novello Theatre); Rent (UK Tour); and Carrie (Southwark Playhouse). Her screen credits include: Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool.

Lauran Rae’s stage credits include: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Apollo Theatre); Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith); Ghost (Asian Tour); Carmen (English Theatre Frankfurt); Hairspray (Gordon Craig Theatre/Hong Kong); and Bare (Greenwich Theatre).

Robert Tripolino’s stage credits include: Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar (The Barbican and Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Rags (Hope Mill Theatre) and Snow White (Wycombe Swan).

Rob is the thirty-something owner of a London record shop who’s mastered the art of finding rare vinyl and losing girlfriends. Laura just dumped him, and Rob is totally moving on. Hopefully. Well, there’s a chance it could still work out!

Could Laura actually be “the one?” Might this turn out to be one of the Top 5 Most Romantic Comebacks Ever?!

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