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EastEnders star Aaron Sidwell joins Wicked 2018 UK & Ireland tour

The Steven Beale actor will play the role of Fiyero.

Aaron Sidwell
Credit: BBC

EastEnders star Aaron Sidwell, whose character Steven Beale recently left Albert Square, will star as Fiyero in the forthcoming 2018 Wicked UK and Ireland tour.

As well as his role in EastEnders, Sidwell has extensive experience in musical theatre including Grey Gardens (Southwark Playhouse), American Idiot (Arts Theatre, London) and the leading role of Michael Dork in Loserville The Musical (West Yorkshire Playhouse and in the West End).

Sidwell’s fellow cast members are due to be announced in September.

The Wicked UK & Ireland tour will visit: Bristol Hippodrome (Wednesday 31 January – Saturday 3 March 2018); Liverpool Empire (Wednesday 7 – Saturday 31 March 2018); Birmingham Hippodrome (Wednesday 4 – Sunday 29 April 2018); Edinburgh Playhouse (Tuesday 8 May – Saturday 9 June 2018); Leeds Grand Theatre (Wednesday 13 June – Saturday 7 July 2018); Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Tuesday 17 July – 26 August 2018); Sunderland Empire (Thursday 6 – Saturday 29 September 2018); Southampton Mayflower Theatre (Wednesday 3 – Saturday 27 October 2018, tickets on sale September 2017); Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre (Wednesday 31 October – Saturday 24 November 2018) and Manchester Palace Theatre (Tuesday 4 December 2018 – Saturday 5 January 2019).

Wicked is the 16th longest running show in West End theatre history and has had an 11 year run at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. It has been seen by over 50 million people in 15 countries, and won over 100 major awards.

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