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”At Last, It’s Summer!” musical charity concert reveals full company

Cedric Neal, Jac Yarrow and Katherine Kingsley
Cedric Neal, Jac Yarrow and Kelly Mathieson

The complete line-up of performers set to appear in the upcoming concert staging of new musical At Last, It’s Summer! at The London Palladium has been confirmed.

Penned by Clive Richard Davis and directed by Ian Talbot, the event will benefit Parkinson’s UK.

Telling a tale of 1920s English shires, the piece is set in a leafy country home thrown into disarray by dark revelations.

Joining the previously announced company of Louise Dearman (as Lady Serina Stanwick), Rob Houchen (as Count Orilov), Joanna Riding (as Countess Orilov), Gary Wilmot (as Mr Wellbeloved), Gerard Carey (as Benny), Steve Fortune (as Sir Garfield Sykes), Kelly Mathieson (as Lady Alice Stanwick), Shannon Rewcroft (as Francesca) and Alan Titchmarsh (as the Narrator) will be Katherine Kingsley (as Lady Sykes), Mark Wynter (as Lord Stanwick), Jac Yarrow (as Archie), and Cedric Neal (as Gerald).

The ensemble will feature Samantha Bingley, Isabel Canning, Samara Casteallo, Lauren Chia, Julie Cloke, Jordan Cunningham, Philip Day, Nell Martin, Ellie Mitchell, Kody Mortimer, Matt Overfield, Angelo Paragoso, Oliver Ramsdale, Anthony Reed, Chloe Taylor, Samuel Wilson-Freeman.

The creative team also includes orchestrator and conductor Larry Blank, musical director and vocal arranger Jack Bennett, choreographer and associate director Jordan Langford, voice coach Anne-Marie Speed and casting director Richard Johnston.

Produced by SMART Entertainment, At Last, It’s Summer! will be staged on 16 April, with tickets on sale via The London Palladium website.

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