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Hairspray the Musical – Les Dennis joins the cast

Hairspray The Musical Update for Hairspray the Musical at the London Coliseum

Les Dennis, the well-loved television presenter, actor, and comedian, joins the beautiful, warm-hearted new production of Hairspray the Musical, on stage at the London Coliseum. Performances kick off during the third week in June and the excitement is mounting fast. Dennis plays the role of Wilbur Turnblad, joining a host of glittering stars for a happy, fun musical spectacular of a show that's loved by millions.

Who’s involved in Hairspray the Musical?

This limited season production is being tipped to sell out super-fast, so grab your tickets while you can. Les Dennis replaces the brilliant Paul Merton, whose long standing commitments mean he can't play the part this time around.

  • Les Dennis reprises the role of Wilbur, which he aced when the show was on tour

  • Michael Ball plays Edna Turnblad, a role for which he won an Olivier Award

  • Lizzie Bea plays Tracy Turnblad

  • Marisha Wallace plays Motormouth

  • Rita Simons plays Velma Von Tussle

  • Jonny Amies plays Link Larkin

Buy Hairspray the Musical Tickets

Book your Hairspray the Musical tickets online with us and choose your favourite seats with ease thanks to our handy London Coliseum seating plan. We'll send E-tickets to your email address, for you to present on the day of the performance.

About the London Coliseum

You'll find the London Coliseum, London's biggest theatre, is a truly luxurious venue on St Martin's Lane in the City of Westminster. Past shows at the Coliseum include Chess, Bat Out of Hell, Man of La Mancha and the Gloria Estefan musical On Your Feet.