Elena Skye and David Hunter
Elena Skye and David Hunter

New casting has been announced for the West End production of Kinky Boots, with David Hunter taking over from Killian Donnelly in the role of Charlie Price.

Hunter, who played Guy in Once at the Phoenix Theatre, will join the cast from 15 August along with Elena Skye, who will be making her professional West End debut when she replaces Amy Lennox as Lauren.

Further new additions to the cast include Alan Mehdizadeh (Billy Elliot) as Don and Cordelia Farnworth (Sunset Boulevard) as Nicola.

They will be joined by James Ballanger, Jemal Felix, George Grayson, Melissa Jacques, Charlotte Jeffery, Suzie McAdam, Jane Milligan, Robin Mills, Jon Reynolds, Simon-Anthony Rhoden, Ben Sell, Craig Thomas and Jason Winter.

Olivier Award-winner Matt Henry will continue in the role of Lola, other continuing cast members include Michael Hobbs (George), Paul Ayres, Emma Crossley, Robert Grose, Chlöe Hart, Robert Jones, Adam Lake, Catherine Millsom, Sean Needham, Dominic Tribuzio, Alan Vicary and Michael Vinsen.

Killian Donnelly (Charlie Price), Amy Lennox (Lauren), Jamie Baughan (Don) and Amy Ross (Nicola) will play their final performances on Saturday 13 August 2016.

The musical is an adaptation of the British film of the same name which follows a Northampton shoemaker who re-invents his business by creating shoes for drag queens.

Kinky Boots is currently booking at the Adelphi Theatre until 14 January 2017.