Bonnie & Clyde musical tour cast announced with Catherine Tyldesley, Danny Hatchard & more

Lead casting has been announced for the upcoming UK tour of hit musical Bonnie & Clyde.

Fresh from two sell-out runs in the West End, the show will be heading out across the country next year.

With book by Ivan Menchell, score by Frank Wildhorn and lyrics by Don Black, the musical dramatises the real life story of American criminal couple Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.

Who’s on the cast?

Leading lady and Coronation Street and Strictly Come Dancing star, Catherine Tyldesley will make her musical theatre debut as Blanche Barrow sharing the role with Hollyoaks and Holby City’s Daisy Wood-Davis at certain venues.

They are joined by Eastenders actor Danny Hatchard in his musical theatre debut and Heathers and Newsies star, Alex James-Hatton who will share the role of Clyde Barrow across the tour.

After wowing audiences in the West End and International Tour of Bat Out of Hell, Katie Tonkinson will play Bonnie Parker.

Sam Ferriday, who has appeared in hit musicals such as Heathers, The Cher Show and Jersey Boys will play the role of Marvin “Buck” Barrow. R&B and Soul singer-songwriter Jaz Ellington, who has appeared on The Voice UK and Eurovision: You Decide, will play the role of The Preacher from 22 Feb – 27 July. Nate Landskroner of Waitress and Heathers will alternate the role of Clyde Barrow at midweek matinee performances.

AJ Lewis (Mandela, Mrs Doubtfire) will join the cast to share the role of The Preacher at certain venues and Hana Ichijo (The Sound of Music, Allegiance) will be Alternate Bonnie and Trish/Ensemble. Daniel Reid-Walters will play the role of Ted Hinton (Girl from the North Country, The Railway Children).

For performance dates see local venue websites.

They are joined by Taryn Sudding as Cumie Barrow/Governor Miriam Ferguson, Alexander Evans as Henry Barrow/Deputy Johnson/Ensemble, Andrew Berlin as Captain Frank Hamer/Ensemble, James Mateo-Salt as Sheriff Schmid/Ensemble, Callum Henderson as Bud/Archie/ Ensemble, Jasmine Beel as Stella/Emma Parker/Ensemble, Oonagh Cox as Eleanore/On-Stage Swing, Michael Cortez as Off-Stage Swing/ Resident Director and Olivia Lallo as Off-Stage Swing/Dance Captain.

Bonnie & Clyde The Musical tour tickets, dates and venues »

At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas to America’s most renowned folk heroes and the Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmares. Fearless, shameless, and alluring, Bonnie & Clyde is the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that captured the attention of an entire country.

Bonnie & Clyde The Musical is directed by Nick Winston with set and costume design by Philip Witcomb, musical supervision by Katy Richardson, original arrangements and orchestrations by John McDaniel, additional arrangements & orchestrations by Jen Green, lighting design by Zoe Spurr, sound design by Tom Marshall, video design by Nina Dunn, wig design by Darren Ware and casting by Jim Arnold CDG.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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