News: The Theatre Channel announce date and cast for Episode 5 – The Golden Era of Broadway

December 22, 2020
News: The Theatre Channel announce date and cast for Episode 5 – The Golden Era of Broadway
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The Theatre Channel has announced its latest episode, Episode 5 – The Golden Era of Broadway, presented by Adam Blanshay Productions and The Theatre Café, which will drop on Friday 29 January 2021.

A portion of this episode’s proceeds will go to the Theatre Artists Fund.

Following a string of star-studded episodes, the new episode is set to include Freddie Fox (Channel 4’s Cucumber & Banana, ITV’s White House Farm), Bonnie Langford (9 to 5, 42nd Street), Marisha Wallace (Hairspray, Waitress, Dreamgirls), Mazz Murray (Mamma Mia!, We Will Rock You), Gary Wilmot (Flowers for Mrs Harris, Prince of Egypt) and Michael D. Xavier (Sunset Boulevard, Prince of Broadway).

The Theatre Channel continues its success after the first four episodes, which star Tarinn Callender, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Oliver Ormson, Matt Henry MBE, Lucie Jones, Jenna Russell, Jodie Steele, Aimie Atkinson, Linzi Hateley, Bradley Jaden, Ria Jones, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Josh Piterman, Jordan Shaw, Shan Ako, Alex Gaumond, Rob Houchen, Francesca Jackson, Aisha Jawando, John Owen-Jones, Matt Croke, Tosh Wanogho-Maud Sophie-Louise Dann, Cassidy Janson, Rachel John, Zizi Strallen, Manon Taris.

The Theatre Channel’s Café Four is comprised of Alyn Hawke (Oklahoma, Follies, 42nd Street), Emily Langham (The Boy Friend, Oklahoma, West Side Story), Sadie-Jean Shirley (City of Angels, Ghost: The Musical, Aladdin) and Alex Woodward (Mamma Mia, Hairspray).

Episodes 1 to 5 are on sale, with a limited time special offer for a festive bundle – once purchased, audiences are able to watch individual episodes unlimited times for up to 7 days.

Producer Adam Blanshay said, “As we turn over a new leaf, a new page, and have a fresh start- The Theatre Channel jumps into 2021 with an exploration of ‘The Golden Age of Broadway.’ We’re thrilled to have assembled such an acclaimed cast, exemplifying the best of British talent. While this episode revisits the classics, we aim to demonstrate how their soaring melodies and poignant lyrics are ever-so relevant today, hopefully instilling a fresh sense of meaning in a new generation of theatre-lover.

 The Theatre Channel is produced by Adam Blanshay Productions and The Theatre Café, with direction and choreography by Bill Deamer and musical supervision by Michael England, set and costume design by Gregor Donnelly, lighting design by Jack Weir, sound design by Keegan Curran, videography by Ben Hewis and hair and makeup by Diana Hudson.

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