Jack Chissick, Ashley Robinson and Rebecca Trehearn will appear in Floyd Collins
Jack Chissick, Ashley Robinson and Rebecca Trehearn will appear in Floyd Collins

Full casting has been announced for Floyd Collins at Wilton's Music Hall in September.

Ashley Robinson (Merrily We Roll Along) will play the titular character, a cave explorer in '50s Kentucky who gets trapped.

Rebecca Trehearn (Show Boat) plays Nellie Collins and Jack Chissick (Gypsy) will play Lee Collins in the musical, which is based on the true story of Floyd Collins as his friends and family fight to set him free.

The cast also includes Sarah Ingram (Oklahoma!), Ian Burfield (One Man, Two Guvnors), Craig Pinder (Les Miserables), Marc Akinfolarin (Assassins) and Sam Thomas (Allegro).

The production will be directed by Jonathan Butterell whose UK theatre credits include Soho Cinders and film credits include choreography for Finding Neverland starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet.

Floyd Collins runs at Wilton's Music Hall from 28 September untill 15 October, with previews from 21 September.