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Lorraine Chappell
Lorraine Chappell

Played: Suzi in Act 1 and Papergirl, Young Mrs Overall and Evelyn in Act 2.
Understudied: Berta and Mimi.
Trained:The Arts Educational School + The Royal Ballet School.
Credits: Lorraine has appeared in 'Aspects of Love', 'The Phantom of the Opera', 'Evita', 'Martin Guerre' and 'Spend, Spend, Spend'. She has worked with the NT and The RSC.
Miscellaneous Fact: You can hear her on the cast recordings of 'Martin Guerre', 'Spend, Spend, Spend', 'The Secret Garden' and 'South Pacific'.

Daniele Coombe
Daniele Coombe

Played: Sally in Act 1 and Miss Wellbelove and Debra in Act 2.
Understudied: Donna and Bonnie.
Trained: London Studio Centre
Credits: Daniele has appeared in 'Sunset Boulevard', 'Oliver!' 'Beauty and the Beast' and My Fair Lady' in the West End.
Miscellaneous Fact: Daniele is part of the comedy duo: Fair Dos.

Paul Grunert
Paul Grunert

Played: Vic in Act 1 and Mr Watkins in Act 2
Understudied: Hugh
Trained: Unknown.
Credits: Paul has appeared on stage in many musicals (including 'Anything Goes', 'Me and My Girl' and 'Guys and Dolls') and plays (including 'Arsenic and Old Lace', 'Loves Labour's Lost' and 'Bedside Manners') in the West End, for the NT as well as on tour; on television his credits vary from Royal Variety performances to 'Goodnight Sweetheart' and 'Rumpole of The Bailey'; his radio work encompasses 12 series of 'Something to Think About'.
Miscellaneous Fact: Paul has his own theatre company called EPL.

Shaun Henson
Shaun Henson

Played: Ginger in Act 1 and Shopkeeper and Customer in Act 2.
Extras: Dance Captain and Swing.
Trained: Laine Theatre Arts
Credits: Shaun has performed in many West End productions, such as 'Cats', 'My Fair Lady' and 'Love's Labour's Lost' and his work has included Shaun a stints as an assistant choreographer. You can catch Shaun on film in the filmed stage productions of 'Oklahoma', 'Jesus Christ Superstar' and 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'.
Miscellaneous Fact: Shaun was an original cast member of 'The Witches of Eastwick the musical' - one of my favourite musicals.

Sidney Livingstone
Sidney Livingstone

Played: Ken in Act 1 and Mr Minchin in Act 2.
Trained: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Credits: Since he first joined in 1972, Sidney has worked extensively for the The RSC. His television works includes 'The Bill', 'Coronation Street' and 'Midsomer Murders' and on film he can be seen in 'Iris', 'About a Boy' and 'Clockwise.
Miscellaneous Fact: Sidney graduated from Drama School in 1969.

Jill Martin
Jill Martin

Played: Lynn in Act 1 and Christine in Act 2.
Credits: As well as being a regular on the West End and UK stage, Jill has worked in Denmark, Finland, Germany and the Netherlands. She can be seen in 'Hey, Mister Producer!' and heard on several cast recordings, including 'Follies', 'Les MisÚrables' and 'West Side Story'.
Miscellaneous Fact: Jill was a member of the original 'Les Miserable' cast.

Hilary O'Neil
Hilary O'Neil

Played: Mavis in Act 1 and Shopkeeper and Bev in Act 2.
Understudied: Mrs Overall and Babs. Hilary was also a Swing, bringing her total roles to 7.
Trained: Laine Theatre Arts
Credits: Began as a dancer with Ken Dodd at the London Palladium. On stage she has appeared in "Animal Crackers" at The Lyric, "Summer Holiday" at the Apollo and "Shout!" at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Television works includes "Call My Bluff" and "The Freddie Starr Series" She is a founding member of the close harmony group: "Stutz Bearcats"
Miscellaneous Fact: Hilary is also a writer and director.

Carl Sanderson
Carl Sanderson

Played: Brian in Act 1 and Mr Furlong in Act 2.
Understudied: Mr Clifford.
Trained: Mountview Theatre School
Credits: Carl has appeared in 'Camelot', 'Doctor Dolittle', 'Peter Pan' and 'The Phantom of the Opera' and was in the final cast of 'Cats', as walking cover for Gus and Old Deuteronomy.
Miscellaneous Fact: Carl was a member of the National Youth Theatre and is currently appearing in the UK Tour.

Myra Sands
Myra Sands

Played: Barbara in Act 1 and Mrs Willoughby in Act 2.
Trained: Unknown
Credits: Myra's stage appearances include 'Follies', 'Candide', 'Me and My Girl', 'Les MisÚrables', Sweeney Todd', 'Cats', 'Jesus Christ Superstar', 'Evita'. She has performed extensively in the West End and regions. As well as popping up occassionally on TV and film (she was in 'The Devils'), Myra also has a one-woman show called 'Sands in Her Shoes'.
Miscellaneous Fact: Myra was part of the workshop production of Acorn Antiques the Musical.

David Shaw Parke
David Shaw Parker

Played: Tom and Mr Stillman in Act 1 and Derek in Act 2.
Trained: RADA
Credits: David has worked with the NT and The RSC, appeared 'Cyrano de Bergerac' in the West End and on Broadway. In film and on TV his credits include 'The Muppet Christmas Carol' and 'Inspector Morse'. On radio he has appeared in more than 20 productions.
Miscellaneous Fact: He is the author of 'The Lemming Chronicles'.

Nicola Sloane
Nicola Sloane

Played: Pip in Act 1 and Miss Cuff in Act 2
Understudied: The Credit Cronies.
Trained: Bristol Old Vic
Credits: Nicola has appeared in extensively in regional repertory including Dundee, Milford Haven, Bristol, Lancaster, Harrogate and Scarborough. West End work includes 'Anything Goes', 'Love's Labour's Lost', ' Spend Spend Spend', 'MisÚrables' and the original cast of 'Martin Guerre'.
Miscellaneous Fact: Nicola created the title role in 'The Woman in Black'.

John Stacey
John Stacey

Played: Alan in Act 1 and the Postman in Act 2.
Understudied: John and Tony.
Trained: Unknown
Credits: John has appeared in 'Anything Goes' and 'My Fair Lady' and 'Guys and Dolls' for the NT, his West End work include 'Les MisÚrables', 'Saturday Night Fever', 'Martin Guerre', 'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'Cats'.
Miscellaneous Fact: John has toured Sweden and Norway in 'Grease'.

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