Brian Conley will return to the West End this summer when he takes over the role of Edna Turnblad from Michael Ball in the award-winning production of the musical Hairspray at the Shaftesbury Theatre on June 27. Ball, who concludes his run on June 25, has been with the production since it opened in 2007.
Conley is currently touring the UK in his new live variety show The Best of Brian Conley. His prior stage credits include Jolson, The Music Man, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Me and My Girl.
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