Disney and Cameron Mackintosh have released new photography of Louis Gaunt playing the role of Bert replacing Charlie Stemp whilst he performs as Bobby in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Crazy for You this summer.
Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the original Walt Disney film, Mary Poppins will celebrate its final performance at the Prince Edward Theatre on 8 January 2023.
The cast continues with Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Louis Gaunt as Bert, Charlie Anson as George Banks, Amy Griffiths as Winifred Banks, Petula Clark as Bird Woman, Liz Robertson as Miss Andrew, Claire Machin as Mrs Brill, Jack North as Robertson Ay and Paul F. Monaghan as Admiral Boom and Bank Chairman. Charlie Stemp will return to play Bert from 26 September 2022.
Mila Carlton-Paterson, Sophie Hartley-Booth, Arabella McDermott, Alex Munden and Molly Pearson will alternate the role of Jane Banks from 10 August 2022, with Cian Eagle-Service, George Hamblin, Oscar Noble, Sebastian Selwood and Joseph Sharpe alternating the role of Michael Banks.
Also from 10 August 2022, the new ensemble comprises Alistair Beattie, Lydia Boulton, Sam Brown, Stan Doughty, Mark Goldthorp, Peter Houston, Jacqueline Hughes, Jason Kajdi, Francesca Lara Gordon, Chloe Macgregor, Kris Manuel, Tania Mathurin, Robbie McMillan, Laura Medforth, Beatrice Penny-Touré, Alex Pinder, Johnny Randall, Christine Tucker, Scott Waugh and Taela Yeomans-Brown. The new swings comprise Yves Adang, Danielle Delys, Joseph Dockree, Charlie Donnelly, Lyndsey Gardiner, Hannah-Faith Marram, Joe Press and Ben Redfern.
Photography by Danny Kaan.