Cameron Mackintosh presents his triumphant new staging of Lionel Bartís masterpiece Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, which was last seen at the Palladium in 1994. Oliver! is one of the most beloved British musicals, vividly bringing to life Dickensí timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more.
The new production at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane is more spectacular than ever, starring Griff Rhys Jones as Fagin, and Jodie Prenger, the winner of the BBC's "I'd Do Anything", as Nancy. The sensational score is full of Lionel Bartís irresistible songs including Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You've Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two, I'd Do Anything, Oom Pah Pah, As Long As He Needs Me and many more.
Griff Rhys Jones - Fagin
came to national attention in Britain in the 1980s when he appeared in the BBC
television comedy sketch series Not the Nine O'clock News and later, with fellow
comedian Mel Smith, Alas Smith and Jones.
Jodie Prenger - Nancy
was the winner of BBC talent show I'd Do Anything in 2008. She was also the
winner of the second series of The Biggest Loser in 2006. As of 2009 she is a
panellist on daytime show Loose Women. See Jodie on the
BBC I'd Do Anything page
Steven Hartley - Bill Sikes
is a British actor, best known for playing Superintendent Tom Chandler in The Bill
and Matthew Jackson in EastEnders from 1987-1989. He is also known for his
extensive voice work in commercials, documentaries, films and radio.
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