A Christmas Carol at The Lyceum Theatre.
A concert performance of renowned American composer, Alan Menken’s ‘A Christmas Carol’, took place on December 19th at The Lyceum Theatre.
The cast included some of the UK’s most talented Musical Theatre stars. Peter played Mr Fezziwig. The full cast is listed below.
The evening was a huge success and the cast and orchestra, under the effervescent Freddie Tapner, received a standing ovation. Here’s the Broadway World review.
SCROOGE: Robert Lindsay – BAFTA, Tony and three-time Olivier Award winning actor of stage and screen.
FRED ANDERSON: John Addison: Henry The Go-Between (Shaftesbury Apollo), The Pilot The Little Prince (Chimera Productions), Fred A Christmas Carol (Blackpool Winter Gardens), Mr Erlanson A Little Night Music (Menier Chocolate Factory & Garrick Theatre),
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST: Madalena Alberto – Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds (Dominion); CATS (London Palladium); Eva Peron in Evita (Dominion and UK Tour);
EMILY: Carrie Hope Fletcher Carrie will soon be appearing as Wednesday Addams in the much-anticipated UK premiere production of The Addams Family Musical (UK Tour) other credits include Eponine in Les Miserables Dubai (Cameron Mackintosh), Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Music and Lyrics) Eponine in Les Miserables (Cameron Mackintosh);
MRS CRATCHIT: Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher is an author, mother, actress, blogger, YouTuber and wife to Tom Fletcher from McFly and sister-in-law to Carrie Hope (above). Having gained much praise for her vocal abilities when showcasing them online – this will be Giovanna’s first professional concert.
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT: Hugh Maynard : Title role in Sweeney Todd (Derby and Colchester); John in Miss Saigon (Prince Edward Theatre); Simon Zealotes in Jesus Christ Superstar
MR FEZZIWIG: Peter Polycarpou Thenardier in Les Miserables (Dubai), Sheik Auda Abu Tayi in Ross (Chichester Festival Theatre), Scenes From 68 Scenes (Arcola Theatre), Khalid in The Choir (Glasgow Citizens Theatre), Buddy in Follies In Concert (Royal Albert Hall);
JACOB MARLEY: Norman Bowman
Norman is currently appearing in London production of Murder Ballad at the Arts Theatre alongside Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt his Theatre Credits includes Marius in Les Miserables (West End & UK Tour); Frederick in Pirates of Penzance with Paul Nicholas (UK Tour)