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Louise Redknapp confirms her 9 to 5 West End start date

The performer will come to the stage after having to bow out due to injury earlier this year

Louise Redknapp
Louise Redknapp
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Louise Redknapp has confirmed when she'll re-join the cast of 9 to 5 the Musical in the West End.

Redknapp, who was forced to leave the show due to an injury earlier this year ahead of previews, will begin performances on 25 March, continuing until 29 June. She plays Violet Newstead, with Caroline Sheen currently performing the role in the West End premiere of the show.

The show is an adaptation of the hit 80s movie which starred Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. The show features songs written by Parton, including "9 to 5".

It has choreography by Lisa Stevens, design by Tom Rogers, lighting design by Howard Hudson, sound design by Poti Martin, video by Nina Dunn, musical supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Mark Crossland, musical direction by Andrew Hilton and casting by Victoria Roe. It currently stars Natalie McQueen, Amber Davies, Brian Conley and Bonnie Langford.

9 to 5 the Musical is booking at the Savoy Theatre until 31 August 2019.