Whatsonstage.com Award-winning West End long-runner Wicked  officially welcomed its new cast last night, watched by raft of celebrity guests including Abi Titmuss, Russell Grant, Patsy Palmer, Javine Hylton, Corey Feldman  and members of pop group McFly.

Gina Beck and Busted singer Matt Willis have taken over the roles of Glinda and Fiyero. The pair are joined in the cast by Lillie Flynn as Nessarose, Christopher Howell as Doctor Dillamond and Adam Pettigrew as Boq. Desmond Barrit, who first starred in Wicked in 2008, returns to the role of The Wizard.

Rachel Tucker, who won this year's Whatsonstage.com Award for Best Take Over in a Role will, as previously reported, remain in the role of Elphaba. Julie Legrand also stays on as Madame Morrible.

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