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New Casts Announced for 2022 and beyond

Posted 24th June 2022

New and returning faces set to grace our stages

Photo by Trevor Leighton © Disney

It’s been a busy week of announcements as new casts are set to hit our stages this year.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

With its arrival to the Gillian Lynne Theatre fast approaching, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe announced the cast for the West End run.

Joining the previously announced Samantha Womack as the White Witch, are original tour cast members Ammar Duffus as Peter, Shaka Kalokoh as Edmund, Robyn Sinclair as Susan and newcomer Delainey Hayles as Lucy.

Disney’s Frozen The Musical

From 28 September there will be a new princess in Arendelle, as Emily Lane joins Frozen The Musical. Say hello to the newest cast members making their debut in September alongside the returning cast below

Frozen will star Samantha Barks as Elsa, Emily Lane as Anna, Djavan van de Fliert as Kristoff, Oliver Ormson as Hans, Craig Gallivan as Olaf, Richard Frame as Weselton, and Mikayla Jade and Ashley Birchall alternating in the role of Sven. Also cast are Rhianne AlleyneMarianne BardgettJeremy BattDanny BeckerRebecca BotterillChar Burnett (Bulda), Collette ColemanLaura EmmittJemal FelixDavide FienauriJordan FoxMolly FrancisMatt GillettIsabella Glanznig SantosBen Irish (Pabbie), Justin-Lee JonesAoife KennyJordan LiveseyJoshua RobinsonHarriet SamuelsJacqui Sanchez (Queen Iduna), Jak Skelly (Oaken/Bishop), Kerry Spark (King Agnarr), Caitlin TippingRodney VubyaAnna Woodside, and Luke Fraser Yates.

The Phantom of the Opera

Over at Her Majesty’s Theatre, from 1 August The Phantom of the Opera will welcome Matt Blaker as Raoul and Kelly Glyptis as Carlotta, alongside Killian Donnelly who will continue as The Phantom alongside Lucy St. Louis as Christine Daaé.

Also continuing in the cast are Matt Harrop as Monsieur Firmin, Adam Linstead as Monsieur André, Greg Castiglioni as Ubaldo Piangi, Francesca Ellis as Madame Giry and Ellie Young as Meg Giry. At certain performances the role of Christine Daaé will be played by Holly-Anne Hull.

The cast is completed by Hollie Aires, Connor Carson, Corina Clark, Edward Court, Michelle Cornelius, Lily De-La-Haye, Hywel Dowsell, Serina Faul, James Gant, Eilish Harmon-Beglan, Emma Harris, Yukina Hasebe, Thomas Holdsworth, Olivia Holland-Rose, Jacob Hughes, Grace Hume, James Hume, Tim Morgan, Michael Robert-Lowe, Eve Shanu-Wilson, Tim Southgate, Anouk Van Laake, Jasmine Wallis, Rafe Watts, Skye Weiss, Simon Whitaker, Lizzie Wofford and Andrew York.

See them in action

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Gillian Lynne Theatre


Disney’s Frozen the Musical

Theatre Royal Drury Lane


The Phantom of the Opera

Her Majesty’s Theatre