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Exclusive: Full cast announced for South Pacific

The one-off concert takes place at Cadogan Hall on 15 October

Rosalie Craig, Peter Polycarpou and John Owen Jones
Rosalie Craig, Peter Polycarpou and John Owen Jones
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Further casting has been announced for the new one-off concert staging of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical South Pacific.

Joining the previously announced Rosalie Craig as Nellie will be, John Owen Jones (Emile), Jacqueline Tate (Bloody Mary), Peter Polycarpou (Billis), Bradley Jaden (Cable) and Divine Cresswell (Liat).

Completing the cast is Jessica Croll, Jonathan Dudley, Francesca Gordon, Emma Harrold, Charlotte Kennedy, Kayi Ushe, Joe Vetch and Danny Whitehead.

Presented by Alex Parker and directed by Jordan Murphy, the evening will feature a 32-piece orchestra led by Emily Davis.

Set on an island in WWII, South Pacific tells of two parallel love stories and features songs including "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair" and "Happy Talk".

The musical was adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel Tales of the South Pacific by James A Michener. This concert version is adapted by David Ives.

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South Pacific runs at Cadogan Hall on 15 October 2017.