Cast announced for tour of Cluedo 2 stage play with Ellie Leach

Ellie Leach Head Shot

Casting has been announced for the upcoming tour of new stage play Cluedo 2, led by Strictly winner Ellie Leach.

As the story unfolds, the audience will be transported into a world of mystery and intrigue, where every character is a suspect, and the clues are hidden in plain sight.

Meet the cast

Recent Strictly Come Dancing champion and Coronation Street actress Ellie Leach will be making her stage acting debut as Miss Scarlett in the production.

Ellie will star alongside Jason Durr, a familiar face from West End and television, known for his role as David Hide in BBC One’s Casualty and as the motorbike riding policeman Mike Bradley in Heartbeat. Durr will take on the role of Colonel Mustard.

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The cast is completed by Jack Bennett (Wadsworth), Hannah Boyce (Mrs Peacock), Dawn Buckland (Mrs White), Liam Horrigan (Mr Black), Edward Howells (Professor Plum), Tiwai Muza (PC Silver) and Gabriel Paul (Reverend Green) with Kara Alberts-Turner, Audrey Anderson and Henry Lawes.

Ellie Leach said: “After an incredible year I’m so excited to join the cast of Cluedo 2. I am delighted to make my stage acting debut as Miss Scarlett and I can’t wait to work with Jason and the talented cast.”

Jason Durr added: “I’m thrilled to be joining the cast of Cluedo 2 as Colonel Mustard. I was a huge fan of the Cluedo board game as a child and the Colonel is such a great character. I am looking forward to bringing laughter and this ultimate whodunnit to audiences across the UK in its 75th anniversary year.”

The previously announced Helen Flanagan has been advised to withdraw for medical reasons and the company of Cluedo 2 wish her well.

The production boasts a script by BAFTA Award-winning writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran and direction by Mark Bell, known for The Play That Goes Wrong and A Comedy About a Bank Robbery.

Set and Costume Design is by David Farley, Lighting by Jason Taylor, Sound by Jon Fiber and Movement Direction by Anna Healey.

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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.