See West End star Jason Langley on the international tour of Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical
The tour stops in the UK, Ireland and Canada.
The fishmonger’s friends: the musicalThe international tour, which kicks off September 1 at the Theater Royal Plymouth, will make stops in the UK, Ireland and Canada. James Grieve directs the touring production.
Jason Langley (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, war horse) leads the cast as record promoter Danny, joined by Dan Buckley (The Book of Mormon) as Rowan, Dakota Starr (Girls) as Ben, Pete Gallagher (Only fools and horses) as Wiggie, Hadrian Delacey (Miss Saigon) as Archie, Fia Houston-Hamilton (The wolf of Wall Street) as Leah, Hazel Monaghan (The Elves and the Cobbler) as Sally, John O’Mahony (As you like it) as Eddy, Louisa Beadel (Notoriety) as Morwenna, and James William-Pattison (Once) like Owen. Becky Hurst stars as Grace in her theatrical debut. Rounding out the ensemble cast are Hazel Simmons, Janet Mooney, Dominic Brewer and Martin Carroll.
Written by Amanda Whittington, the musical is based on the true story of Cornish singing group Fisherman’s Friends and the 2019 film about their lives, the sequel of which is set to be released in the UK on August 19.
Music director James Findlay leads the band, along with musicians Hazel Askew, Mel Biggs and Alfie Gidley. The creative team will also include choreographer Matt Cole, set and costume designer Lucy Osborne, sound designer Dan Samson and lighting designer Johanna Town. Musical supervision and arrangements are by David White, and the casting is by Jim Arnold.
The tour will stop at Plymouth, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Salford, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Cardiff, Bath, Leeds, Nottingham, Sheffield, Southhampton, Canterbury, Richmond, Brighton, Oxford, Malvern, Leicester, Torquay, Truro, Bristol and Glasgow in the UK, with stops in Dublin, Ireland and Toronto, Canada.
Producers are ROYO with Flying Fish Productions, Mighty Village, Island Records, David Mirvish and Cornwall Playhouse Productions.