9 to 5 The Musical UK are delighted to announce their fun, feisty and oh so fabulous leading cast members as follows:
Ben Richards as Franklin Hart
Jackie Clune as Violet
Bonnie Langford as Roz
Natalie Casey as Judy
And introducing Amy Lennox as Doralee
Ben Richards recently starred as ‘Tick’ in Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the West End. His other West End credits include Guys and Dolls, Grease, Saturday Night Fever and The Full Monty. His TV credits include playing ‘PC Nate Roberts’ in The Bill. Jackie Clune’s West End credits include the leading role of ‘Mrs Wilkinson’ in Billy Elliot and ‘Donna’ in the International Tour of Mamma Mia!. Bonnie Langford’s many theatre credits include ‘Roxie Hart’ in Chicago on Broadway, US tour and in the West End. Her other West End credits include Sweet Charity, the original cast of Cats and she is currently starring in Spamalot. Natalie Casey is probably best known as ‘Donna’ in nine series of Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps. Her theatre credits include Abigail’s Party and Legally Blonde in the West End. Amy Lennox recently played the role of ‘Elle Woods’ in the UK tour of Legally Blonde. Her West End credits include ‘Liesl’ in The Sound of Music at the London Palladium.
Dolly Parton said: "I am so excited that 9 to 5 the Musical is coming to the UK. I'm hoping you have as much fun watching it as I had writing the music for it. 9 to 5 the Musical is perfect for anyone that's ever wanted to string up their boss, which is almost all of us. So come join the fun!"
9 to 5 The Musical opens at Manchester Opera House on 12 October and this current cast will continue until 3 February (excluding dates in Birmingham).
For all tour dates and much more visit www.9to5themusical.co.uk!