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Full casting announced for Heaven on Earth

The show which retells the story of Adam and Eve will open at Birmingham Arena in December

Richard Carson (Enoch, Lisa Bridge (Isla) and Neil Moors (Serpent)
Richard Carson (Enoch, Lisa Bridge (Isla) and Neil Moors (Serpent)

Full casting has been announced for Heaven on Earth which will tour the UK from December 2017 to May 2018.
The show is a retelling of the Bible story of Adam and Eve.

Richard Carson (Mamma Mia!) has been cast as Enoch. He will join Lisa Bridge (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Isla, Neil Moors (Shrek) as Serpent, Denis Grindel (The Commitments) as Cain, Michael Colbourne (Les Miserables) as Abel and Albert Simon Hart (Oliver!) as Young Enoch.

They will join the previously announced star cast of Kerry Ellis as Eve (Wicked) and Hugh Maynard (Sweeney Todd) as Adam, with Russell Watson as the voice of God.

The ensemble is: Alice Baker, Laura Benazaize, Tom Brandon, Charlie Bull, Carly Cook, Martin Dickinson, Mike Fellows, Taofique Folarin, Loula Geater, Richie Gooding, Kelly Hampson, Zoe Innes, Abbi Kennedy, Victoria Lamm, Nick Len, Adam Margilewski, Stephanie Rojas, Craig Ryder, Guy Salim, Hayley Ellen Scott, Spin, Sam Varley and Sharon Wattis.

The production will be directed and choreographed by Racky Plews (American Idiot), with set design by Jacqueline Pyle, arrangements by Adam Langston and musical direction by Richard John.

Set in the Garden of Eden, the show will include special effects featureing water, fire and animatronics.

Heaven on Earth opens at Birmingham Barclaycard Arena from 4 to 7 December before touring Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Portsmouth,
Newcastle, Glasgow, Exeter and Wembley.

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