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Kimberley Walsh joins Big the Musical West End cast alongside Wendi Peters and Matthew Kelly

The stars join Jay McGuiness in the show in London

Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly
Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly
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Further casting has been announced for the upcoming West End run of Big the Musical.

Joining Jay McGuiness in the show will be Wendi Peters as Mrs Baskin, Kimberley Walsh as Susan Lawrence and Matthew Kelly as George MacMillan. McGuiness plays Josh Baskin, the 12 year-old who wants to be big. When he finds himself trapped in an adult's body, he has to live as a grown-up.

David Shire, Richard Maltby and John Weidman's musical has direction and choreography from Morgan Young and will run at the Dominion Theatre from 6 September to 2 November this year.

Orchestrator and musical supervisor is Stuart Morley, set and costume design is from Simon Higlett, lighting design is from Tim Lutkin, video design is from Ian William Galloway, and sound design is from Terry Jardine and Avgoustos Psillas

Wig and hair design is from Richard Mawbey, musical direction is from Jeremy Wootton, illusions are by Chris Fisher and casting is from Natalie Gallacher CDG for Pippa Ailion Casting and Sarah Bird CDG.

The show is a musical adaptation of the hit 80s film starring Tom Hanks.