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Fiddler on the Roof extends in the West End

Trevor Nunn’s production of the classic musical opened this week in London’s West End

Andy Nyman as Tevye
Andy Nyman as Tevye
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The Menier Chocolate Factory production of Fiddler on the Roof is to extend its run in the West End, it has been announced.

The show, which opened at the Playhouse Theatre this week, will now run until 28 September. Trevor Nunn's revival opened at the Menier Chocolate Factory last year, before transferring to the West End.

The production stars Andy Nyman as Tevye and Judy Kuhn as Golde. Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's musical tells of Tevye and his daughters and their unexpected choice of husbands. Songs featured in the show include "Tradition", "Matchmaker, Matchmaker", "Sunrise, Sunset" and "If I Were a Rich Man".

The rest of the show's cast are Nicola Brown (Chava), Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Matthew Hawksley (Fyedka), Louise Gold (Yente), and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel), as well as Miles Barrow, Sofia Bennett, Philip Bertioli, Lottie Casserley, Elena Cervesi, Lia Cohen, Talia Etherington, Shoshana Ezequiel, Isabella Foat, Fenton Gray, James Hameed, Adam Linstead, Adam Margilewski, Robert Maskell, Benny Maslov, Robyn McIntyre, Gaynor Miles, Ellie Mullane, Tania Newton, Craig Pinder, Valentina Theodoulou and Ed Wade.

In a five star review for WhatsOnStage, Sarah Crompton said: "Nunn and his excellent cast mine the meaning from each word and every note."

Choreography for the show is from Jerome Robbins and Matt Cole, set design from Robert Jones, costume design from Jonathan Lipman, hair and make up from Richard Mawbey, lighting design from Tim Lutkin, sound design from Gregory Clarke, musical supervisions from Paul Bogaev and orchestrations from Jason Carr.