The Great British Bake Off musical cast announced for West End run

Full casting has been confirmed for 2023’s West End run of The Great British Bake Off musical.

Endorsed and created in association with the producers of the TV show, the new musical will play at the Noël Coward Theatre from 25 February to 13 May 2023 with tickets on sale now here.

It features an original score by Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary (The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole) with direction by Rachel Kavanaugh.

The Great British Bake Off musical cast

On the cast for the West End run will be Haydn Gwynne (Anything Goes, Billy Elliot the Musical, TV: The Crown, The Windsors) and John Owen Jones (Les Misèrables, The Phantom of the Opera) as judges Pam Lee and Phil Hollinghurst.

They’ll be joined by Zoe Birkett (Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Bodyguard) and Scott Paige (The Addams Family, Nativity!) as presenters Kim and Jim while the contestants will be played by Grace Mouat (SIX, Cinderella, Legally Blonde), Claire Moore (Mary Poppins, The Girls, The King & I), Catriana Sandison (Evita, We Will Rock You), Charlotte Wakefield (The Boy In The Dress, Crazy For You, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Damian Humbley (Merrily We Roll Along, Hedda Gabler), Jay Saighal (Hedda Gabler , Romeo and Juliet, Richard III), Michael Cahill (Martin Guerre, Les Misérables, Starlight Express, Joseph) and making his West End debut Aharon Rayner.

The adult cast is completed by understudies Louis Gaudencio (Aladdin, Our Teacher’s a Troll), Gabriella Stylianou, making her West End debut, Annette Yeo (Love Never Dies, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia!), Georgie Westall (A Christmas Carol, Rocky Horror Show), Stuart Hickey (Come From Away, Grandpa’s Great Escape) and Jamil Abbasi, making his West End debut.

Aanya Shah, Amelie Rouse and Maisy Mein will share the child role of Lily.

Inspired by the TV show, The Great British Bake Off Musical follows the amateur bakers as they seek to impress the judges and battle their way to be crowned Star Baker. The audience are taken on a rollercoaster of a journey with memorable songs and dance as the bakers face trials, tribulations and baking failures, bringing them together in a story of friendship and romance along the way.

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The production has design by Alice Power, choreography by Georgina Lamb, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Ben Harrison, orchestrations by Tom Curran, musical supervisor Mark Collins, assistant musical director Chris Poon and casting director Jim Arnold CDG.

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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.


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