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Wicked - Steven Pinder joins W/E production

Steven Pinder

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FROM Monday, August 10 to Saturday, September 19, 2015, Steven Pinder will play Doctor Dillamond in the West End production of Wicked. Pinder is currently playing Doctor Dillamond and The Wizard to huge acclaim on the show’s multi record-breaking UK Tour.

Pinder takes over from Philip Childs, who will play his final performance on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

Steven Pinder is best remembered as ‘Max Farnham’ in Phil Redmond’s Brookside, a role he played from 1990 until the final episode in 2003. His has worked extensively in theatre and television and joined the acclaimed UK Tour of Wicked in September 2014.

The London production of Wicked also stars Emma Hatton (as Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero), Liza Sadovy (Madame Morrible), Martyn Ellis (The Wizard), Sam Lupton (Boq), Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose), Natalie Andreou (Standby for Elphaba) and Sophie Linder-Lee (Standby for Glinda). Cast is subject to change from Monday, September 21, 2015.

Wicked, which tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, recently won the 2015 ‘This Morning’ Audience Award, presented by the Olivier Awards with Mastercard. The coveted Audience Award is the only Olivier Award that is voted for by the theatregoing public. Wicked previously won the Olivier Audience Award in 2010.

Acclaimed as “one of the greatest musicals of our time” (Daily Mail), this “big-hearted musical extravaganza about the land of Oz” (Time Out London) is now the 10th longest-running show in the West End and has been seen by over 6.5 million people in London alone and played over 3,500 performances.

Wicked UK Tour. Steven Pinder. Photo credit: Matt Crockett.

The critically acclaimed, multi record-breaking UK & Ireland Tour, which has already been seen by over one million people, will play its final performance at The Lowry in Salford on July 25, 2015.

Around the world, Wicked has been seen by 47 million people in 13 countries and won over 100 international awards. The original Broadway production remains “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times) after almost 12 years at the Gershwin Theatre.

Extra Shows Added: Thursday, August 20, Thursday, August 27, Thursday, October 29, Monday, December 21, Thursday, December 24, Monday, December 28, Thursday, December 31, 2015; Thursday, February 18 and Thursday, April 7, 2016. All extra shows commence at 2.30pm.