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Full Casting Announced for Hello, Dolly! Starring Imelda Staunton

Posted 20th March 2024

The London Palladium is set to host this summer’s hottest ticket, Hello, Dolly! starring multi-Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning Imelda Staunton.

Multi-Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning Imelda Staunton is back where she belongs in Hello, Dolly!

Coming to TLP for a limited summer season, this brand-new production re-unites Imelda with Director Dominic Cooke following the critically acclaimed Follies at the National Theatre.

Emily Lane joins the previously announced Staunton, Andy Nyman (Horace Vandergelder), Jenna Russell (Irene Mulloy), Tyrone Huntley (Barnaby Tucker) and Harry Hepple (Cornelius Hackl) as Minnie Fay.

Meddlesome socialite turned matchmaker Dolly Levi travels to Yonkers, New York to find a match for the miserly, unmarried ‘half-a-millionaire’ Horace Vandergelder, but everything changes when she decides that the next match she needs to make is for herself.

With music and lyrics by the legendary Jerry Herman (La Cage aux Folles, Mack and Mabel, Mame) and book by Michael Stewart (42nd Street, Mack and Mabel, Barnum), Hello, Dolly! is one of the most iconic musicals of all time. Jerry Herman’s timeless score includes ‘Put On Your Sunday Clothes’, ‘Ribbons Down My Back’, ‘Before the Parade Passes By’, ‘Elegance’, ‘It Only Takes a Moment’ and of course, ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Rounding out the cast are Leo Abad (ensemble), Craig Armstrong (Manny/ensemble), Lindsay Artherton (ensemble), Gemma Atkins (ensemble), Alan Bradshaw (Louie/ensemble), Jabari Braham (Harry/ensemble),  Kevin Brewis (ensemble), Jenni Bowden (Onstage swing), Daisy Boyles (Onstage swing), Samara Casteallo (ensemble), Olly Christopher (Onstage swing), Brendan Cull (ensemble), Hayley Diamond (Onstage swing), Jacqueline Hughes (ensemble), Ashlee Irish (ensemble), Jodie Jacobs (Ernestina/ensemble), Shirley Jameson (Mrs. Rose/ensemble), Paul Kemble (Rudy/ensemble), Emily Langham (Ermengarde/ensemble/female dance captain), Michael Lin (Ambrose/ensemble), Amira Matthews (ensemble), Laura Medforth (ensemble), Matt Overfield (Stanley/ensemble), Tom Partridge (ensemble), Wendy-Lee Purdy (ensemble), Edwin Ray (Onstage swing/male dance captain), Phil Snowden (Danny/ensemble), Kraig Thornber (Judge/ensemble), Gavin Wilkinson (Onstage swing), Liam Wrate (Hank/ensemble).

From Michael Harrison, the producer of smash-hit musicals The Wizard of Oz and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, this brand-new production re-unites Imelda with Director Dominic Cooke following the critically acclaimed Follies at the National Theatre.

The musical classic runs for a strictly limited 10-week season this summer from 6 July – 14 September. Don’t miss your chance to see this dazzling show.

Find out more about the show and book your tickets here.