The Great British Bake Off Musical will transfer to the West End this February!
The show will open at the Noël Coward Theatre for a limited twelve-week run from 25 February to 13 May 2023.
The Great British Bake Off Musical is based on the much-loved TV series of the same name. The show follows a group of aspiring contestants as they strive to be star baker. It had its world premiere at Cheltenham Everyman earlier this summer.
Cast for the London musical include: John Owen-Jones (Les Misèrables, The Phantom of the Opera), reprising his role as silver-fox judge Phil Hollinghurst, Joining him will be Scott Paige (The Addams Family) as a presenter.
Also appearing are those playing the Bake Off contestants: Claire Moore (Mary Poppins), Charlotte Wakefield (The Boy In The Dress), Damian Humbley (Merrily We Roll Along), Catriana Sandison (Evita), Jay Saighal (Hedda Gabler), Michael Cahill (Martin Guerre) and, making his West End debut, Aharon Rayner. More cast will be announced soon.
The original creative team includes choreographer Georgina Lamb, set, costume and cake designer Alice Power, lighting designer Ben Cracknell, sound designer Ben Harrison, orchestrator Tom Curran, musical supervisor Mark Collins, assistant musical director Chris Poon and casting director Jim Arnold.
Prue Leith, one of the judges on Bake Off, said: “I am thrilled to bits that The Great British Bake Off Musical is going to the West End. It is an uplifting, funny, heartfelt story, which will have you singing and dancing out of the theatre with a huge smile. A theatrical sweet treat. Just what we need right now.”
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