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Full cast announced for STARLIGHT EXPRESS

Rehearsals are underway for Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical which returns to London for the first time in 40 years.

starlight express west end castThe cast of Starlight Express in rehearsals. Photo by Pamela Raith

The full cast has been announced for STARLIGHT EXPRESS which will transform the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre into a specially designed Starlight Auditorium from 8 June.

The cast and creative team of STARLIGHT EXPRESS

STARLIGHT EXPRESS will introduce Jeevan Braich as Rusty, Kayna Montecillo as Pearl, Jade Marvin as Momma McCoy, Al Knott as Greaseball, Eve Humphrey as Dinah and Tom Pigram as Electra.

Joining them is Ollie Augustin, Charles Butcher, Renz Cardenas, Catherine Cornwall, Jamie Cruttenden, Kelly Downing, Asher Forth, Sam Gallacher, Lucy Glover, Pablo Gómez Jones, Scott Hayward, Lilianna Hendy, Lewis Kidd, Hannah Kiss, Oscar Kong, Emily Martinez, Deearna Mclean, Marianthe Panas, David Peter-Brown, RED, Bethany Rose-Lythgoe, Ashley Rowe, Gary Sheridan, Elly Shaw, Jessica Vaux, Jaydon Vijn, Lara Vina Uzcatia, Sharon Wattis and Ashlyn Weekes. Further casting is to be announced.

STARLIGHT EXPRESS has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, is directed by Luke Sheppard, with set designer Tim Hatley, video designer Andrzej Goulding, costume designer Gabriella Slade, lighting designer Howard Hudson, sound designer Gareth Owen, new orchestrations by Matthew Brind, Musical Supervision by Matthew Brind & David Wilson, Musical Direction by Laura Bangay and Casting by Pearson Casting.


A true theatrical event, STARLIGHT EXPRESS has been seen by over 20 million people across the world.

The rock musical is set in the world of toy trains which come to life when humans aren't around. STARLIGHT EXPRESS revolves around a young steam engine named Rusty who competes in a championship race against other trains, aiming to prove himself worthy of love and admiration.

Fueled by themes of ambition, rivalry, and self-discovery, the musical explores Rusty's journey to triumph over adversity and claim victory on the tracks.


Perfect for audiences of all ages, be fully immersed in a world of speed, song, and storytelling with the arrival of STARLIGHT EXPRESS.

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