The hit musical, featuring the music of Abba, has announced that it will be extending its run at the Novello Theatre in London until the 4th March 2017. 

It has also been confirmed that Linzi Hateley will return to the show to play the role of Donna Sheridan again – a role that she has played twice in London from 2007-2009 and 2010.

Also joining the cast are: Sanne Den Besten (Les Misérables, Queen’s Theatre, London) as Sophie Sheridan, Richard Carson (Miss Saigon, Prince Edward Theatre, London; Wicked, UK & Ireland Tour) as Sky, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart (original member of the Propellor Theatre Company; David Cameron in The Three Lions, Edinburgh Festival and St. James Theatre; Richard Hannay in 39 Steps) as Bill, Jemma Revell as Ali, Amy Webb as Lisa, Filippo Coffano as Pepper and Jake Small as Eddie, with Sorelle Marsh playing the role of Donna Sheridan at certain performances.  They will be joining Mazz Murray as Tanya, Jo Napthine as Rosie, Richard Trinder as Sam and Alasdair Harvey as Harry.

Mamma Mia! is Judy Craymer’s heartwarming story of love and friendship, told on a Greek island and featuring some of Abba’s biggest hits. On the eve of her wedding, Sophie is determined to discover who her father is, bringing three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The musical originally opened at the Prince Edward Theatre on the 6th April 1999, before moving to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004. It then reopened at the Novello Theatre in 2012 and has recently celebrated its 17th London birthday this month.

Mamma Mia! was written by Catherine Johnson, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast. It features music and lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus.

Tickets for the new booking period will go on sale on Friday the 22nd April. To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk

 

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