Waitress’s Lucie Jones, Ashley Roberts and Blake Harrison make their first curtain call

A brand new cast opened up at Waitress in London’s West End last night.

The hit musical welcomed three new faces as Lucie Jones, Ashley Roberts and Blake Harrison joined the company.

Jones takes over from Katharine McPhee in the lead role as Jenna while Pussycat Doll and Strictly Come Dancing star Roberts replaces Laura Baldwin in the role of Dawn.

Meanwhile, The Inbetweeners star Harrison joins in the role of Ogie, replacing Jack McBrayer.

You can watch the trio along with the rest of the company at last night’s (June 17) curtain call below…

Waitress is currently playing at London’s Adelphi Theatre and is booking to October.

With a score by Sara Bareilles, a book by Jessie Nelson and direction by Paulus, Waitress features a ground-breaking, all-female lead creative team.

It tells the story of Jenna a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage.

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Other cast include Marisha Wallace as Becky with Peter Hannah as Earl, David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter and Shaun Prendergast as diner owner Old Joe.

Completing the current cast are Kelly Agbowu, Piers Bate, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Michael Hamway, Peter Hannah, Stephen Leask, Chris McGuigan, Olivia Moore, Nathaniel Morrison, Sarah O’Connor, Leanne Pinder and Charlotte Riby and Mark Willshire.

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UK based freelancer journalist Rachel contributes regularly to Stageberry with features and interviews from the hottest new shows and stage stars.


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