Emmie Newitt

Kym Marsh as Cruella de Vil in 101 DALMATIANS

The actor, presenter and singer leads as the flamboyant and cunning villainess in the new UK and Ireland tour!

kym marsh 101 dalmatiansKym Marsh as Cruella de Vil. Photo provided by production.

The leading cast and creatives have been announced for the new musical version of Dodie Smith's classic book 101 Dalmatians. The show launches its tour at the New Wimbledon Theatre in June.

The show promises spectacular puppetry, show-stopping choreography, hilarious songs and irresistible puppies!

Kym Marsh plays the iconic villain Cruella de Vil in the musical written by Douglas Hodge (music and lyrics) and Johnny McKnight (book), from a stage adaptation by Zinnie Harris. The director is Bill Buckhurst, with sets designed by David Woodhead, costumes designed by Sarah Mercadé and choreography by Lucy Hind. Musical supervision is from Alfonso Casado Trigo, orchestration by Jack Hopkins, the puppets are designed by Jimmy Grimes, with lighting by James Whiteside and sound design from Chris Whybrow. The musical director is Leigh Thompson, and casting director is Lucy Casson.

What is 101 Dalmatians about?

When the cunning fashionista Cruella de Vil plots to get rid of all of the Dalmatian puppies in town to create her fabulous new fur coat, there's trouble ahead for Pongo and Perdi. Their adorable litter of puppies are taken and with the help of a network of canine allies and their resourcefulness, they embark on a thrilling adventure to outwit Cruelle and get their puppies back.

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Heading to the New Wimbledon Theatre on their first stop of the UK and Ireland tour, 101 Dalmatians will encourage audiences to discover the true power of friendship, family, and resilience in the face of adversity.

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