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MTFestUK cast at The Turbine Theatre announced

The hit musical theatre festival at the swanky Turbine Theatre

Ben Richards, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Louise Dearman, Clive Rowe and Bobbie Little

Casting has been revealed for the MTFest programme at The Turbine Theatre in Battersea.

The festival of new musicals will see stars breathe life into seven works-in-progress shows, presented in a semi-staged format from 3 to 15 February.

WhatsOnStage will be unveiling who'll be appearing in each show one at a time across the day on 27 January.


Jet Set Go! (3 to 5 February)

Siubhan Harrison, Simon Bailey, Tyrone Huntley, Lizzy Connolly and Michael Mather

Appearing in the show about a transatlantic cabin crew will be Siubhan Harrison, Lizzy Connolly, Michael Mather, Tyrone Huntley and Simon Bailey.

The musical is directed by & Juliet's Luke Sheppard with music, book and lyrics by Adrian Mole's Pippa Cleary and Jake Brunger.


Soapdish (6 to 8 February)

Ben Richards, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Louise Dearman, Clive Rowe and Bobbie Little

It's based on the 1991 film that starred Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Elizabeth Shue, Robert Downey Jr and Whoopi Goldberg. Direction is by Rachel Kavanaugh with music by Stiles and Drewe and book by Robert Harling.

Appearing in the show will be Ben Richards, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Louise Dearman, Clive Rowe and Bobbie Little.


The Assassination of Katie Hopkins (6 to 8 February)

Kirby Hughes, Rakesh Boury, Matthew Woodyatt, Derek Hutchinson, Bethzienna Williams and Maimuna Memon

The award-winning musical first ran at Theatr Clwyd with direction by James Grieve and writing from Chris Bush and Matt Winkworth.

Appearing in the show are Maimuna Memon, Bethzienna Williams, Kirby Hughes, Rakesh Boury, Derek Hutchinson and Matthew Woodyatt.


Coldfront (10 to 12 February)

Anna Francolini and Robbie Curran

It follows a pair who meet every month on the same park bench, and has lyrics by Poppy Burton Morgan and music by Jason Carr, with direction from Burton Morgan.

It will star Anna Francolini and Robbie Curran.


Eurobeat: Pride of Europe (10 to 12 February)

Matt Croke, Bronté Barbé, Vinegar Strokes, Amy Ross and Scott Paige

A parody of the Eurovision Song Contest, the show has direction by Max Bex Roberts and is written by Craig Christie.

Vinegar Strokes (Daniel Jacob) will act as host for the evening, alongside a cast composed of Matt Croke, Scott Paige, Bronté Barbé and Amy Ross.


Tyrell (13 to 15 February)

Luke Bayer, Kim Criswell and Emma Kingston

Based on the characters from hit show Game of Thrones, written by Alex Ratner and directed by Simon Greiff.

Kim Criswell will take on the role of the family matriarch with Luke Bayer and Emma Kingston as her grandchildren.


Works of Art (13 to 15 February)

Jabez Sykes, Robin Simões da Silva, Natalie Dunne and Siubhan Harrison

The piece is about two brothers battling through grief. It has direction by Annabelle Hollingdale, music and lyrics by Robin Simões Da Silva and book by Annabel Mutale Reed.

Robin Simões da Silva and Jabez Sykes will play grieving brothers in the show, with Siubhan Harrison playing Cassie and Natalie Dunne playing Iris.

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