Rhys Yeomans and Martin Marquez
in Billy Elliot the Musical
(© Alastair Muir)
Rhys Yeomans and Martin Marquez
in Billy Elliot the Musical
(© Alastair Muir)
The London production of Billy Elliot the Musical at the West End Victoria Palace Theatre has announced updated casting.

The role of Billy is now being played by Josh Baker, Scott McKenzie Dean Charles-Chapman, and Rhys Yeomans.

Principal cast members also include Genevieve Lemon (Mrs. Wilkinson), Martin Marquez (Dad), Tom Lorcan (Tony), Diane Langton (Grandma), Chris McGlade (George), Kay Milbourne (Dead Mum), Kevin Patricks (Mr. Braithwaite) and Barnaby Meredith (Older Billy).

In addition, Reece Barrett, Connor Kelly, Connor Lawson, and Joe Massey alternate the role of Billy's best friend Michael while Emily Smith, Emily Williams, and Francesca Mango alternate the role of Debbie.

The ensemble features Ashley Andrews, David Bardsley, Romy Baskerville, Paul Basleigh, Alan Bradshaw, Spencer Cartwright, Caroline Deverill, Helen French, Tim Funnell, Sergio Giacomelli, Shaun Henson, Stevie Hutchinson, Stuart Ramsay, Derek Richards and Russell Wilcox and swings Craig Armstrong, Dawn Buckland, Lucinda Collins, Kieran Jae and Mike Scott.

Based on the 2000 film of the same name, the show tells the tale of a young boy with a dream of being a dancer. The musical features music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, direction by Stephen Daldry, and choreography by Peter Darling.

For further information, visit www.billyelliotthemusical.com.