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Darius Campbell returns to West End in From Here to Eternity

Darius Campbell is among the principal cast of Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson’s new stage musical From Here to Eternity, which premieres at the Shaftesbury Theatre in October

Darius Campbell, Rebecca Thornhill, Siubhan Harrison and Robert Lonsdale
Darius Campbell, Rebecca Thornhill, Siubhan Harrison and Robert Lonsdale
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Darius Campbell (formerly Danesh), who has previously appeared in Chicago and Gone with the Wind, is returning to the West End to play Warden in new Tim Rice musical From Here to Eternity.

Campbell, who originally found fame on Pop Idol, will star alongside Siubhan Harrison as Lorene, Robert Lonsdale as Prewitt, Ryan Sampson as Maggio and Rebecca Thornhill as Karen.

The cast also includes Keisha Amponsa Banson, Marc Antolin, Julie Armstrong, James Ballanger, John Brannoch, Abigail Climer, Brian Doherty, Jessica Ellen, Dale Evans, Shimi Goodman, Kirby Hughes, Lauren Ingram, Dean John-Wilson, Joshua Lacey, Carolyn Maitland, Nuno Queimado, Lucinda Shaw, Warren Sollars, David Stoller, Rebecca Sutherland, Laura Tyrer, Adam Vaughan, Lauren Varnham, Stephen Webb and Matthew Wesley.

From Here to Eternity, which is adapted from James Jones’ 1951 novel, features lyrics by Rice, music by newcomer Stuart Brayson and a book by Bill Oakes.

The story is set on the Hawaiian island of Oahu in 1941, before and during the attack on Pearl Harbour.

From Here to Eternity, which opens on 23 October 2013 (previews from 30 September), is directed by Tamara Harvey (Educating Rita, Menier Chocolate Factory), designed by Soutra Gilmour (Macbeth, Trafalgar Studios) and choreographed by Javier De Frutos (London Road, National Theatre).

Come on our hosted WhatsOnStage Outing on 30 October 2013 and get your top-price ticket, a free poster and access to our post-show Q&A with Tim Rice, Tamara Harvey and cast all for £40.00! (Normally £67.50 for ticket alone.) Click here to book