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Casting announced for The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ -The Musical

Casting news

CASTING has been announced for the West End transfer of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ – The Musical.

A new musical adaptation of Sue Townsend‘s best-selling book, it runs at the Ambassadors Theatre for a strictly limited season – from Saturday, June 15 to Saturday, October 12, 2019.

The line up includes Amy Ellen Richardson (Sweet Charity), Andrew Langtree (Groundhog Day), Holly Ashton (A Study in Scarlet), Ian Talbot (Hairspray), John Hopkins (The One), Lara Denning (Matilda), Mathew Craig (Miss Saigon) and Rosemary Ashe (The Witches of Eastwick).

The children’s cast has not yet been announced.

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ is the timeless tale of teenage angst, family struggles and unrequited love, told through the eyes of tortured poet and misunderstood intellectual Adrian Mole.

The stage adaptation has book and lyrics by Jake Brunger, music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary and is directed by Luke Sheppard. Choreography is by Rebecca Howell, set and costume design by Tom Rogers, lighting design by Howard Hudson, musical direction by Mark Collins, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Paul Herbert.

The production originally ran in Leicester in 2015 and at the Menier Chocolate Factory in 2017.

The Twilight Zone continues at the Ambassadors Theatre until June 1, 2019.