Nicholas Lyndhurst (Star Keeper) joins the previously announced Alfie Boe (Billy Bigelow) and Katherine Jenkins (Julie Jordan) in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CAROUSEL, the third presentation in the partnership between The GradeLinnit Company and English National Opera (ENO).
This semi-staged version of CAROUSEL marks BAFTA Award Winning Actor Nicholas Lyndhurst’s return to the West End stage, where he was last seen in Trevor Nunn’s 2011 production of THE TEMPEST at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. His other West End credits include Allan Davis’ THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW at the Wyndham's Theatre, Peter Hall’s production of THE DRESSER at the Duke of York’s Theatre and THE FOREIGNER, by Larry Shue at the Albany Theatre. Lyndhurst is best known for his classic television series; ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES, GOODNIGHT SWEETHEART, AFTER YOU’VE GONE, ROCK & CHIPS, BUTTERFLIES and THE PIGLET FILES. Lyndhurst can also be seen in the 2016 film, A UNITED KINGDOM.
Lonny Price will direct the season of 41 performances at ENO’s London Coliseum. Beginning on 7 April 2017, with press night on 11 April 2017 at 7pm, the final performance in this strictly limited five week run takes place on 13 May 2017. ENO award winning 40 piece orchestra and chorus, conducted by David Charles Abell, will accompany the cast in this semi-staged version of CAROUSEL. Tickets are £12 - £110, with over 100 available at £12 for every performance.
Further casting includes Brenda Edwards (Nettie Fowler), Gavin Spokes (Enoch Snow), Davide Fienauri (Carnival Boy), Derek Hagen (Jigger Craigin), Susan Kyd (Mrs Mullin) and Alex Young (Carrie Pipperidge).
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