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West End Does: Hollywood musical concert to take place this summer

A coterie of top class performers are involved

© Centre three: Dan Wooller, right: Claire Newman-Williams

A special West End Does: Hollywood event will take place at Cadogan Hall in May.

Featuring stage stars delivering iconic classics from the movies, the event (composed of two concerts) will be hosted by screen legend Warwick Davis (Star Wars)

The core line-up for both shows on 29 May (one at 2.30pm and another at 6.30pm) will be made up of Oliver Tompsett (& Juliet), Sophie Evans (Wicked), Rob Houchen (South Pacific), Leanne Robinson (The Book of Mormon) and Shan Ako (Les Misérables).

Additionally, there will be two guest appearances: Louise Dearman will be singing at the 2.30pm concert and Carrie Hope Fletcher will take part in the 6.30pm concert. Further concert line-up is to be revealed.

The evening's numbers will be performed by an orchestra led by musical director Samuel Wilson, alongside GSA and Stagebox choirs as well as dancers from Urdang.

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