The Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells | 1st – 5th March 2015 Annie | Review Whilst I was at the Assembly Hall Theatre Tunbridge Wells last night waiting for Annie the Musical to start, I realised although I have seen numerous amateur performances, this was probably my first time to see a professional production of […]
Orchard Theatre, Dartford | Monday 25 – Saturday 30 January.
LESLEY JOSEPH TO STAR AS MISS HANNIGAN
The Orchard Theatre are delighted to announce that Lesley Joseph will play Miss Hannigan in a brand new production of the musical Annie at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford from Monday 25 – Saturday 30 January.
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search…
With its award-winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs It’s the Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don’t Need Anything But You and Tomorrow.
Lesley Joseph is best known for playing Dorien Green in the hugely successful sitcom Birds of a Feather alongside Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson. They recorded over 100 episodes over a period of nine years. Lesley and her co-stars returned to our screens in Birds of a Feather in 2013 with a second series airing earlier this year. Lesley’s theatre credits include Miss Hannigan in Annie at the West End’s Victoria Palace and also on national tour. Her other touring credits include Calendar Girls and Hot Flush!
Lesley is joined by Alex Bourne as Oliver Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily. The company also includes James Alan- Evans, Lewis Bradley, Nic Gibney, Sinead Kenny, Michael Lin, Alice Liveing, Megan Louch, Callum McArdle, Benjamin Mundy, Steven Oliver, Heather Scott-Martin, Anne Smith, Kate Somerset How.
Annie is directed by Nikolai Foster, the set and costume is designed by Colin Richmond, choreography by Nick Winston, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Richard Brooker.
Annie has Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin and a Book by Thomas Meehan.
Annie is produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian.
The show will be at The Orchard Theatre on Monday 25 – Saturday 30 January. Pre-show dining is also available before the show. The Orchard Theatre’s Restaurant provides a range of delicious, unique and memorable dishes, using the freshest local produce and prepared daily by the Head Chef. Reserve your table when booking your show tickets.
To book tickets or for more information visit orchardtheatre.co.uk or call the Ticket Office on 01322 220000.
Congress Theatre, Eastbourne | 10th – 15th August 2015 ‘It’s what you wear from ear to ear, and not from head to toe, that matters’ This was certainly the case at the Congress Theatre in Eastbourne with their week long production of Annie. The entire audience left the theatre grinning from the opening night of […]
Congress Theatre, Eastbourne | 10th Aug – 15th Aug 2015
Annie, the world’s favourite family musical, comes to the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne for one-week only, starring Craig Revel Horwood, the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing judge, as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan!
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbuck. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search…
With its award-winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs It’s the Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don’t Need Anything But You and Tomorrow. Don’t miss Annie – you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll love it!
Congress Theatre, Eastbourne
10th Aug – 15th Aug 2015: 7.30pm | Thursday & Saturday 2.30pm
Monday – Thursday £18.50, £24.50, £29.50, £33.50, £36
Friday & Saturday £20, £26, £31, £35, £37.50 (Concessions £5 off)
Under 16s Half Price (Maximum 2 per full price adult, maximum 4 children per booking)
Groups 10+ £4 off, 20+ £5 off, 50+ £6 off (Apply top 3 prices, Monday – Thursday only)
Prices inclusive of per ticket booking fee
The good old fashioned musical is having a comeback! Top Hat and Oklahoma have successfully toured the regional theatres, and London isn’t immune either this summer with High Society at the Old Vic and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Last November I thoroughly enjoyed the touring production of another […]