WhatsOnStage Logo
Home link
Theatre News

Lauren Samuels and Jamie Campbell Bower star in Bend It Like Beckham musical

Natalie Dew will play football mad Jess in the production, which opens at the Phoenix Theatre in May

Jamie Campbell Bower will make his West End debut

Casting has been announced for Bend It Like Beckham at the Phoenix Theatre, which opens on 24 June 2015 (previews from 15 May).

Natalie Dew will lead the cast as football mad Jess, with Jamie Campbell Bower making his West End debut as coach Joe.

Musical theatre regular Lauren Samuels (Grease, We Will Rock You) will play Jules, with Ronni Ancona (Little Revolution, The Big Impression) as Jules' mum Paula, and Jamal Andréas as Tony, Preeya Kalidas as Pinky, Tony Jayawardena and Natasha Jayetileke as her parents, Mr and Mrs Bhamra.

The adaptation of the British comedy drama, which starred Keira Knightley and Parminder Nagra, has music and lyrics by Howard Goodall and Charles Hart, and will be directed by the film's director Gurinder Chadha.

Natalie Dew's theatre credits include Teh Internet is Serious Business and Rough Cut (Royal Court) and Twelfth Night (Liverpool Everyman). Jamie Campbell Bower is known for his film and TV roles including Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts I and II, and he plays King Arthur in Camelot.

The rest of the cast includes Sohm Kapila, Buckso Dhillon-Woolley, Harveen Mann, Irvine Iqbal, Karl Seth, Sejal Keshwala, Serina Mathew, Sharan Phull, Rakesh Boury, Jorell Coiffic-Kamall, Tom Millen, Daniel Bolton, Raj Bajaj, Michelle Bishop, Lisa Bridge, Chloe Chambers, Genesis Lynea, Kirstie Skivington, Danielle Young, Rekha Sawhney, Shahid Khan and Kayleigh McKnight.

Bend It Like Beckham is currently booking to 11 July 2015. Buy tickets from £15.00.

Loading...
Loading...