Brian May and Kerry Ellis welcome new Mamma Mia! cast

Mazz Murray, Jo Napthine and Gabriella Williams have joined the cast of the Abba musical

Queen guitarist Brian May and West End leading lady Kerry Ellis were among guests at the Novello Theatre last night to welcome the new cast of Abba musical Mamma Mia!

The new cast includes Mazz Murray (We Will Rock You) as Tanya, Jo Napthine as Rosie, Gabriella Williams as Sophie Sheridan and James Darch as Sky.

Also joining the cast is Louise Young as Ali, Stephanie Fearon as Lisa, Dan Partridge as Pepper and Rory Phelan as Eddie.

Dianne Pilkington continues to star as Donna Sheridan, with Richard Trinder as Sam, Alasdair Harvey as Harry and Charles Daish as Bill. At certain performances, the role of Donna Sheridan will be played by Shona White.

Set on a Greek island and featuring the songs of Abba, Mamma Mia! is directed by Phyllida Lloyd and produced by Judy Craymer, who were also the creative forces behind the hit 2008 film adaptation.

The show premiered at the Prince Edward Theatre on 6 April 1999 before transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in June 2004. It has been in its current home the Novello since September 2012.

You can read our recent 20 Questions with Mazz Murray here and for more information and to book tickets, click here.

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