As reported here, when it was revealed that the smash hit Broadway production of Alan Sorkin’s adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD was to transfer to the West End I was surprised to see that Rhys Ifans was announced in the lead role of the crusading lawyer, Atticus Finch. Surprised because the role on Broadway has been played by Hollywood A-lister, Jeff Daniels.
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Meet MOCKING BIRD’S new leading man, Rafe Spall
By Phil Willmott Wednesday, April 14 2021, 10:19
New cast for DEATH DROP at the Garrick Theatre
By London Box Office Monday, March 29 2021, 21:25
Brian Conley Announced as the Latest Scrooge for The West End’s Corona Christmas
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, October 20 2020, 12:18
The London Theatre Orchestra have been presenting a concert version of this U.S. musical for several Christmases now with various guest stars as Scrooge.
The Casting for Joseph Tells Us What We Can Expect from the New Production
By Phil Willmott Monday, April 1 2019, 08:56
Not enough credit is given to casting directors who assemble the stars for any new West End production in collaboration with the producer. The choice of actors sends a clear message to ticket buyers about what to expect.
London Gets a New Tina
By Phil Willmott Monday, February 18 2019, 10:07
It’s a busy time for the producers of TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL which, unexpectedly, I enjoyed so much recently.