Mickey Dolenz will be Wilbur opposite Michael Starke's Edna when the national tour of Hairspray reaches His Majesty's, Aberdeen in March. Actor and director, Dolenz, best known as part of The Monkees, has played the role in the London production and Brookside and Coronation Street favourite, Starke returns to portray Edna Turnblad after scoring a huge critical success in Liverpool and Sunderland.

Laurie Scarth will be Tracy in the show, which plays a two week run in Aberdeen. Dolenz will also be Wilbur in the Edinburgh sit down of the tour, opposite Michael Ball, who originated the part of Edna at the Shaftesbury Theatre.