News: Production Images Released For The UK & Ireland Tour Of Bonnie & Clyde

February 28, 2024
News: Production Images Released For The UK & Ireland Tour Of Bonnie & Clyde

The UK and Ireland tour of Bonnie & Clyde The Musical follows hot on the heels of two hell-raising hit seasons in London’s West End at the Arts Theatre and the Garrick Theatre. The tour opened at the Leicester Curve on the 22nd February and will continue touring the UK and Ireland throughout the year, today they have released production images from their first week, taken by Richard Davenport.

Also announced today, fan favourite Lauren Jones will join the cast as Trish / Alternate Bonnie having previously played the role in the West End production. Lauren Jones featured on the special arrangement of Dyin’ Ain’t So Bad in the Original West End Cast Recording released in 2023. Hana Ichijo has had to withdraw from the production for personal reasons.

Lauren Jones said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be reprising my role of Trish/Alternate Bonnie Parker in the tour of Bonnie & Clyde. Having performed in two runs of the show in London’s West-End, it holds a very special place in my heart and I’m excited to be joining the Barrow Gang on the road.

The cast include, Catherine Tyldesley sharing the role of Blanche Barrow with Daisy Wood-Davis, Danny Hatchard sharing the role of Clyde Barrow with Alex James -Hatton, Katie Tonkinson as Bonnie Parker, Sam Ferriday as Marvin ‘Buck’ Barrow, Jaz Ellington and AJ Lewis (at certain venues) as The Preacher, Nate Landskroner as alternate Clyde Barrow and Daniel Reid-Walters as Ted Hinton.

They are joined by Taryn Sudding, Alexander Evans, Andrew Berlin, James Mateo-Salt, Callum Henderson, Jasmine Beel, Oonagh Cox, Michael Cortez and Olivia Lallo.

Bonnie & Clyde The Musical is the story of two small-town kids from the middle of nowhere who became the biggest folk heroes in all America. They craved adventure – and each other. Fearless, shameless, and alluring, this is the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that captured the attention of an entire nation. 

The production features music by multi-Grammy®, Tony® and Emmy® Award nominee Frank Wildhorn lyrics by Tony® and Oscar® winner Don Black, a book by Emmy® Award nominee Ivan Menchell.

Bonnie & Clyde The Musical is directed and choreographed by Nick Winston with Set and Costume Design by Philip Witcomb, Musical Supervision from Katy Richardson, Associate Musical Supervision from Nick Barstow, Original Arrangements and Orchestrations by John McDaniel, Additional Arrangements & Orchestrations by Jen Green, Lighting Design by Zoe Spurr, Sound Design by Tom Marshall, Video Design by Nina Dunn, Associate Direction and Choreography by Libby Watts, Wig Design by Darren Ware and Casting Director Jim Arnold CDG. Issie Osborne is Musical Director and Mike Dixon is Consulting Musical Supervisor.

The production team is made up of Company Manager – Jay Green, Stage Manager – Robert Fletcher, Deputy Stage Manager – Katie Balmforth, Assistant Stage Manager/Book Cover – Charlotte Cross, Assistant Stage Manager – Harriet Saffin, LX 1 – James Stokes, Head of Video/LX 2 – Abigayle Holt, LX 3/Technical Swing – Emily Collier, LX 4 – Ella Welch, Head of Sound – Olly Smith, Sound 2 – Harvey Saunders Woolley, Technical Swing – Amber Waller, Head of Wardrobe – Roberta Mckeown, Wardrobe Assistant – Rebecca Tipton, Head of Wigs, Hair & Make-Up – Helen Robinson-Tsingos and Assistant Wigs, Hair & Make-Up – Louisa Nugent.