- 21 Jun 2016
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At 6pm Steve Evans will be chatting to cast member Annette McLaughlin
who plays Mrs Wilkinson in the current stage production of Billy Elliot at the Wales millennium Center Cardiff. Annette McLaughlin’s many West End musical theatre credits include ‘Mrs Wormwood’ in “Matilda”, ‘Velma Kelly’ in “Chicago” and ‘Erma’ in “Anything Goes”. She also has numerous Royal Shakespeare and other national theatre credits to her name
Having been seen by over 10 million people across 5 continents and collecting over 80 awards along the way, Billy Elliot the Musical has embarked on its first ever UK and Ireland tour. It is showing between 15 Jun 2016 - 16 Jul 2016.
Based on the highly successful film, the show is set in a northern mining town against the background of the 1984/’85 miners’ strike and follows Billy’s journey from boxing to ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever.
It stars four young boys who will alternate the title role. They are Adam Abbou (12 years old from Liverpool), Matthew Lyons (11 years old from Leeds), Haydn May (11 years old from Bath) and Lewis Smallman (12 years old from West Bromwich).
Glee Ticket competition for 3 pairs of tickets back on this week for Thursday night's Comedy Carousel.