Gemma Sutton will play June
Gemma Sutton will play June

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming production of Gypsy at Chichester Festival Theatre starring Imelda Staunton, which opens in October.

Joining the previously announced Staunton, Lara Pulver and Kevin Whately as Mama Rose, Louise and Herbie respectively, will be Gemma Sutton (Carousel, Blues in the Night) as June and Dan Burton (The Pajama Game) as Tulsa.

Also joining the cast is Jack Chissich (Mr Goldstone), Harry Dickman (Pop), Anita Louise Combe (Tessie), Louise Gold (Mazeppa), Jane McMurtie (Jaynie) and Jimmy Chisholm (Uncle Jocko).

Completing the line up is Roger Dipper, Clare Halse, Tom Hodgkins, Kieran Jae, Julie Legrand, Danielle Morris, Jack North, Damien Poole, Natalie Woods and Lauren Varnham.

The production sees the reunion of Staunton and director Jonathan Kent following their WhatsOnStage Award-winning version of Sweeney Todd.

With a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Julie Styne and lyrics from Stephen Sondheim, Gypsy has design by Anthony Ward, choreography by Stephen Mear, lighting by Mark Henderson, sound by Paul Groothuis and musical direction from Nicholas Skilbeck.

It runs from 6 October to 8 November 2014.