Jennifer Ellison joins cast of Take That musical Greatest Days

Jennifer Ellison joins the cast of Take That musical Greatest Days this month.

The show embarked on its major UK tour on 6 May 2023, coinciding with the summer 2023 release of the official movie version of this smash-hit musical, starring Aisling Bea and Jayde Adams.

Jennifer Ellison joins the show from 21 August as Rachel appearing alongside Olivia Hallett as Young Rachel.

Jennifer Ellison in GREATEST DAYS. Credit Alastair Muir
Jennifer Ellison in GREATEST DAYS. Credit Alastair Muir
LtoR Hannah Brown, Mary Moore, Olivia Hallett, Kitty Harris & Mari McGinlay in GREATEST DAYS.
LtoR Hannah Brown, Mary Moore, Olivia Hallett, Kitty Harris & Mari McGinlay in GREATEST DAYS. Credit Alastair Muir
The cast of GREATEST DAYS.
The cast of GREATEST DAYS. Credit Alastair Muir

Also on the current cast are Taylor Alman, Charlotte Anne Steen, Holly Ashton, Hannah Brown, Kalifa Burton, Benjamin Cameron, Jamie Corner, Archie Durrant, Regan Gascoigne, Kitty Harris, Bayley Hart, Keith Henderson, Karen Holmes, Christopher D. Hunt, Evangeline Jarvis-Jones, Rachel Marwood, Mari McGinlay, Jamie-Rose Monk, Mary Moore, Alexanda O’Reilly and Alan Stocks.

Greatest Days is written by Tim Firth, with co-direction by Stacey Haynes and Tim Firth, choreography by Aaron Renfree, set & costume design by Lucy Osborne, lighting design by Rob Casey and sound design by Tony Gayle.

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The musical follows five boy band obsessed best friends in the 1990s, who reunite over 20 years later to see their heartthrobs one last time in what could be the Greatest Days of their lives.

LtoR Regan Gascoigne, Archie Durrant, Jamie Corner, Kalifa Burto & Alexanda O'Reilly in GREATEST DAYS,
LtoR Regan Gascoigne, Archie Durrant, Jamie Corner, Kalifa Burto & Alexanda O’Reilly in GREATEST DAYS, credit Alastair Muir
The cast of GREATEST DAYS.
The cast of GREATEST DAYS. Credit Alastair Muir

Previously called The Band, the musical originally opened on tour at Manchester Opera House in September 2017, breaking box office records along the way.

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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.