The full cast has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of Love Me Tender – the new musical inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley.
Joining the previously announced Mica Paris as ‘Sylvia’ will be Sian Reeves as ‘Mayor Matilda Hyde’ and Shaun Williamson as ‘Jim’ with Ben Lewis as ‘Chad’. The rest of the company includes: Mark Anderson as ‘Dennis’; Aretha Ayeh as ‘Lorraine’; Chris Howell as ‘Sheriff Earl’; Felix Mosse as ‘Dean’; Laura Tebbutt as ‘Natalie’; Kate Tydman as ‘Miss Sandra’; Sophie Ayres; Jamie Hughes-Ward; Will Jeffs; Jacob Maynard; Matthew McKenna; Elliot Powell; Stephanie Rojas; Ruthie Stephens; Paulo Teixeira; Lindsey Tierney; Sharon Wattis and T’Shan Williams.
Sian Reeves is best known for playing the role of Sydney Henshall in the BBC drama Cutting It, and for playing villain Sally Spode in Emmerdale.
Shaun Williamson is best known to millions of TV viewers as Barry Evans in BBC1’s EastEnders. His other TV credits include Extras.
Ben Lewis has most recently been seen in Forbidden Broadway at the Menier Chocolate Factory and in the West End. He originated the role of ‘The Phantom’ in Love Never Dies in his native Australia for which he won the Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Award at the 2012 Sydney Theatre Awards.
Love Me Tender comes to the Churchill Theatre in Bromley Monday 31st August – Saturday 5th September. For more details about the tour, see www.LoveMeTenderMusical.com.