The cast for Beauty And The Beast The Musical in London’s West End has been revealed!
Based on the 1991 animated film of the same name, the Beauty and the Beast stage adaption is running at the London Palladium from 24 June to 27 September 2022.
The magical tale tells the story of a prince, cursed to live as a terrifying monster until he finds true love, and a village girl called Belle, who draws the cold-hearted beast out of his isolation with help from some enchanted servants.
The musical features a book by Linda Woolverton with music from Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice.
Beauty And The Beast The Musical cast in West End
Courtney Stapleton and Shaq Taylor lead the cast in the roles of Belle and Beast respectively.
Gavin Lee plays Lumiere, Tom Senior plays Gaston, Sam Bailey plays Mrs Potts, Nigel Richards plays Cogsworth, Martin Ball plays Maurice, Samantha Bingley plays Wardrobe, Emma Caffrey plays Babette and Louis Stockil plays Le Fou.
Making up the ensemble are Jake Bishop, Pamela Blair, Liam Buckland, Jasmine Davis, Matthew Dawkins, Autumn Draper, Alyn Hawke, George Hinson, Jennifer Louise Jones, Thomas-Lee Kidd, Aimee Moore, Sam Murphy, Grace Swaby and India Thornton.
Completing the adult company are swings are Richard Astbury, Sarah Benbelaid, David McIntosh, Ashley-Jordon Packer, Daisy Edwards, Brontë Lavine, Emily Squibb and Rhys West.
The summer season in London is part of the Beauty And The Beast musical UK tour which will continue at Bristol Hippodrome from September.