Fisherman Friends: The Musical have announced their full cast for the upcoming UK & Ireland tour. The tour will start on the 1 September 2022 at Theatre Royal Plymouth.
Fisherman Friends: The Musical full cast
Already announced principle casting, are James Gaddas (Billy Elliot) as Jim, Parisa Shahmir (The Snow Queen) as Alwyn and Robert Duncan (Drop the Dead Donkey) as Jago. Also featuring, Susan Penhaligon (Bouquet of Barbed Wire) as Maggie and Anton Stephans (finalist in The X Factor) as Leadville.
Set to join them will be Jason Langley (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) as record promoter Danny, Dan Buckley (Eugenius) as Rowan and Dakota Starr (The Girls) as Ben. In addition to Pete Gallagher (original West End cast of Only Fools And Horses) as Wiggie, Hadrian Delacey (Miss Saigon) as Archie and Fia Houston-Hamilton (The Wolf Of Wall Street) as Leah. Additionally, Hazel Monaghan (Romeo and Juliet) as Sally, John O’Mahony (As You Like It) as Eddy and Louisa Beadel (Fame) as Morwenna. Lastly, Becky Hurst (making her theatre debut) as Grace and James William-Pattison (Once) as Owen.
Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical is based on the true story of the Cornish singing sensations, Fisherman’s Friends, and the hit 2019 film about their life. When a group of Cornish fishermen came together to sing the traditional working songs they’d sung for generations, they hoped to raise a few quid for charity. Nobody, least of all the fishermen, expected their story to end on the Pyramid stage of Glastonbury. Packed with sea shanties, Fisherman’s Friends is a feelgood voyage about friendship, community and music.
The production is directed by James Grieve and written by Amanda Whittington, with choreography by Matt Cole. More creative team include, musical direction by James Findlay and set and costume design by Lucy Osborne. Finally, musical supervision and arrangements by David White, sound by Dan Samson, lighting by Johanna Town and casting by Jim Arnold.