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Full cast announced for touring production of 9 to 5 The Musical

Louise Redknapp as Violet Newstead. Photo credit: Simon Turtle.

Casting news

FULL casting has been announced for the second production of 9 to 5 The Musical, which embarks on an 11-city tour of the UK and Ireland from September 6, 2019.

Direct from the West End production, Louise Redknapp and Amber Davies will reprise their roles as ‘Violet Newstead’ and ‘Judy Bernly’, with Davies playing every venue and Redknapp visiting six cities.

West End star Caroline Sheen will play the role of ‘Violet Newstead’ in Cardiff with Laura Tyrer playing the role the remainder of tour.

Joining them from the original West End production, Sean Needham and Lucinda Lawrence will play ‘Franklin Hart Jnr’ and ‘Roz Keith’. Brian Conley will make a special appearance as ‘Franklin Hart Jnr’ in Milton Keynes.

They will be joined by Georgina Castle as ‘Doralee Rhodes’ the role made famous by Dolly Parton.

The cast is completed by Joe Atkinson, Georgia Bradshaw, Sierra Brewerton, Ashford Campbell, Stephanie Chandos, Edward Chitticks, Conor Crown, Ross Lee Fowkes, Ryan Goscinski, Jemima Loddy, Christopher Jordan Marshall, Jacob Maynard, Matt Overfield, Kirsty Anne Shaw, Ricardo Spriggs, Leah St. Luce, and Grace Walker.

Laura Tyrer’s West End theatre credits include the role of ‘Velma Kelly’ in Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre and Spamalot at the Palace Theatre. Her other credits include the UK Tours of Thoroughly Modern Millie, White Christmas and Beauty and the Beast.

Sean Needham’s West End credits include Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre) and Mamma Mia! (Prince of Wales Theatre). He has also appeared in the UK Tours of Our House and Godspell. His television work includes Emmerdale, Crossroads and Hollyoaks. He is currently starring in the West End production of 9 to 5 The Musical.

Lucinda Lawrence’s West End credits include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), White Christmas (Dominion Theatre) and Follies in Concert (London Palladium). Further credits include On The Town (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and the UK Tours of Hairspray and Mary Poppins. She is currently starring in the West End production of 9 to 5 The Musical.

Georgina Castle’s theatre credits include the role of ‘Sophie Sheridan’ in the West End production of Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre, and ‘Lisa Hausman’ in the UK Tour of Dirty Dancing. Her television work includes BBC One’s Doctors and New Tricks.

9 to 5 The Musical tells the story of Doralee, Violet and Judy – three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Concocting a plan to kidnap and turn the tables on their despicable supervisor, will the women manage to reform their office – or will events unravel when the CEO pays an unexpected visit?

Inspired by the cult film, 9 to 5 The Musical is about teaming up, standing up and taking care of business!

For full tour dates and cast visit 9to5themusical.co.uk/tour/.