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Victoria Wood's Talent at Sheffield Theatres full casting and dates announced

The postponed production finally arrives!

The cast of the piece
The cast of the piece
© Bottom right: Craig Fleming

Casting and dates have been revealed for Victoria Wood's Talent, which, after being postponed, will finally open this summer.

Set in the 1970s, Wood's piece tells the story of a young woman with dreams of showbiz glory.

It is directed by Paul Foster with design by Janet Bird, lighting by Aideen Malone, musical supervision by Sarah Travis, musical direction by Ellen Campbell, sound design by George Dennis, movement direction by Emily-Jane Boyle, casting direction by Will Burton CDG and assistant direction by Elin Schofield.

The cast will be composed of Richard Cant (The Country Wife), Daniel Crossley (Me and My Girl), Jamie-Rose Monk (Dick Whittington), Jonathon Ojinnaka, (Coronation Street), James Quinn (Democracy) and WhatsOnStage Award-winner Lucie Shorthouse (Everybody's Talking About Jamie).

It plays from 30 June to 24 July 2021, with a live-streamed show on 7 July.