The world premiere based on the life and career of Bob Marley is set to take place at the Lyric Theatre from the 1st October.

(c)Adrian Boot

With rehearsals starting next month, producers have confirmed the full cast for Get Up, Stand Up! which is set to begin performances at the Lyric Theatre later in the year.

Joining the previously announced Arinzé Kene as Bob Marley in the production will be: Gabrielle Brooks (Rita Marley), Shanay Holmes (Cindy Breakspeare), Sophia Mackay (Judy Mowatt), Melissa Brown-Taylor (Marcia Griffiths), Jacade Simpson (Bunny Wailer), Natey Jones (Peter Tosh), Daniel Bailey, Craig Blake, Charles Blyth, Maxwell Cole, Athena Collins, Michael Duke, Kimmy Edwards, Raphael Estavia, Henry Faber, Cannon Hay, Savanna Jeffrey, Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton, Cleopatra Rey, Julene Robinson, Nate Simpson, Archie Smith, Declan Spaine, Jaime Tait, Teddy Wills. 

Written by Lee Hall and directed by Clint Dyer, Get Up, Stand Up! includes all of Bob Marley’s biggest hits including: ‘Exodus’, ‘No Woman No Cry’, ‘Waiting in Vain’, ‘Three Little Birds’, ‘I Shot the Sheriff’, ‘Could You Be Loved’ and ‘Redemption Song’.

From the hills of rural Jamaica, armed only with his overwhelming talent and righteous beliefs, Bob Marley applied himself with resolute determination to achieve international acclaim for his prophetic musical message – a gospel of love and unity.

The creative team behind the production includes: choreography by Shelley Maxwell, musical supervision by Phil Bateman, set design by Chloe Lamford, lighting design by Charles Balfour, sound design by Tony Gayle, costume design by Lisa Duncan and video design Tal Yarden.

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical will begin performances at the Lyric Theatre from the 1st October. To book tickets click here or visit: From the Box OfficeLove Theatre.comTheatre Tickets Direct.co.ukLondon Theatre Direct or Last Minute.com.