New pics released of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory characters

The show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane is directed by Sam Mendes

New images have been released of the principal characters in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Producers are inviting audiences to share pictures of themselves dressed as characters online using #CharlieChoc.

Roald Dahl's dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes.

The cast is currently led by Alex Jennings as Willy Wonka, who is soon to be taken over by Jonathan Slinger (from 4 May 2015).

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman, a book by David Greig, set and costume designs by Mark Thompson and choreography by Peter Darling.