Fascinating Aïda’s Adèle Anderson is confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Adèle will play Lady Bellowes/Poison Arrow at the first six venues of the tour – Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle and Hull.
As previously announced, Brian Capron, Vicky Entwistle, Mollie Melia-Redgrave and Patrick Sullivan will play Albert Blossom/Straight Arrow, Polynesia, Emma Fairfax and Matthew Mugg respectively. Mark Williams and Brian Capron will play the first ten venues on the tour – Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Hull, Aberdeen, Northampton, Nottingham and Sheffield. Vicky Entwistle, Mollie Melia-Redgrave and Patrick Sullivan will play the entire tour.
This new production of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50thanniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals. Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be directed by Christopher Renshaw.