Emmie Newitt

Cast announced for West End transfer of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE

The West End transfer of the multi-award-winning new British musical opens in February 2024.

standing at the sky's edge west end castLaura Pitt-Pulford, Lauryn Redding, Mel Lowe, Sharlene Hector, Elizabeth Ayodele, Samuel Jordan, Rachael Wooding and Joel Harper-Jackson. Photo by Steve Gullick

The cast has been announced for the upcoming West End transfer of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE which opens at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in London from 8 February 2024.

The cast and creative team of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE

Joining the cast are, Elizabeth Ayodele (Small Island) as Joy, Joel Harper-Jackson (Cock) as Harry, Sharlene Hector (A Strange Loop) as Grace, Mel Lowe (Orlando) as Connie, Laura Pitt-Pulford (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers) as Poppy and Lauryn Redding (Bloody Elle) as Nikki.

Returning to reprise their roles are, Samuel Jordan (Sex Education, Netflix) as Jimmy, Baker Mukasa (The Comedy of Errors) as George, Alastair Natkiel (Line of Duty, BBC) as Marcusand Rachael Wooding (Pretty Woman: The Musical) as Rose.

Further casting will be announced.

Director Robert Hastie is joined by set and costume designer, Ben Stones; choreographer, Lynne Page; orchestrator and arranger, originating music supervisor, Tom Deering; lighting designer, Mark Henderson; sound designer, Bobby Aitken; wigs, hair and make-up designer, Cynthia De La Rosa and casting director, Stuart Burt CDG.


Winner of the 2023 Olivier Awards for 'Best New Musical', STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE reveals the history of modern Britain through the stories of the iconic Park Hill Estate. Through the stories that charts the hope and dreams of three generations over the course of six tumultuous decades, the musical is a heartfelt exploration of the power of community what it is we all call home.

STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE features songs by the legendary Sheffield singer-songwriter Richard Hawley.


Performing at the Gillian Lynne Theatre from 8 February 2024, do not miss your chance to see this brilliant new British musical during its West End transfer.