Photo Flash: Rehearsal Images From Bonnie And Clyde UK & Ireland Tour Released

February 21, 2024
Photo Flash: Rehearsal Images From Bonnie And Clyde UK & Ireland Tour Released

Bonnie and Clyde the Musical begins its first evert UK & Ireland tour tomorrow (22nd February 2024), today rehearsal images have been released ahead of the opening night, taken by Darren Bell.

Fan-favourite and winner of Best New Musical (WhatsOnStage Awards 2023), Bonnie and Clyde the Musical begins its tour at Leicester Curve from the 22nd until the 24th February 2024 before traveling down to Guildford, Wolverhampton, Norwich, Sunderland, Cardiff, Southampton, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Woking, Bath, Manchester, Nottingham, Southend, Belfast, Bradford, Milton Keynes, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Cheltenham, Dublin, Brighton, Birmingham, Portsmouth, High Wycombe, Newcastle, Sheffield, Bromley and Northampton.

Catherine Tyldesley (Coronation Street, Strictly Come Dancing) will make her musical theatre debut as Blanche Barrow, sharing the role with Daisy Wood-Davis (Hollyoaks, Holby City) at certain venues. Danny Hatchard (Eastenders, Our Girl, Ridley Road) will also make his musical theatre debut, sharing the role of Clyde Barrow across the tour with Alex James-Hatton (Heathers, Newsies) who opens the tour in the role.

Katie Tonkinson (Bat Out of Hell) will play Bonnie Parker alongside Sam Ferriday (Heathers, The Cher Show) as Marvin “Buck” Barrow. R&B and Soul singer-songwriter Jaz Ellington (The Voice UK, Eurovision: You Decide) will star as The Preacher at select venues. Nate Landskroner (Waitress and Heathers) will alternate the role of Clyde Barrow at midweek matinee performances.

AJ Lewis (Mandela, Mrs Doubtfire) shares the role of The Preacher at certain venues and Hana Ichijo (The Sound of Music, Allegiance) will be Alternate Bonnie and Trish/Ensemble. Daniel Reid-Walters plays Ted Hinton (Girl from the North Country, The Railway Children).

The rest of the cast include Taryn Sudding as Cumie Barrow/Governor Miriam Ferguson, Alexander Evans as Henry Barrow/Deputy Johnson/Ensemble, Andrew Berlin as Captain Frank Hamer/Ensemble, James Mateo-Salt as Sheriff Schmid/Ensemble, Callum Henderson as Bud/Archie/ Ensemble, Jasmine Beel as Stella/Emma Parker/Ensemble, Oonagh Cox as Eleanore/On-Stage Swing, Michael Cortez as Off-Stage Swing/ Resident Director and Olivia Lallo as Off-Stage Swing/Dance Captain.

The UK & 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.

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 (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernell, Death Note), lyrics by Tony and Oscar winner Don Black (Sunset Boulevard, Aspects of Love), a book by Emmy Award nominee Ivan Menchell (Blended [movie], The Cemetery Club, Death Note The Musical).

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.