The musical based around the music of Queen, will return to London from the 2nd June until the 27th August 2023.

The full casting has for the upcoming return of We Will Rock You returning to London 21 years after it originally premiered in the city.

Comedian, writer, and director Ben Elton is set to make his stage debut in the production, which he wrote and directed . He is set to play the new role of the Rebel Leader. Talking about the news he said: “The character is a massive Queen fan, rock tragic and general old fart who still plays air guitar to his bedroom mirror – so basically I’m perfect for the role!”

Co-starring in the musical is Brenda Edwards (Chicago / Hairspray) as Killer Queen, having previously played the role in the UK tour and at the musical’s original home at the Dominion Theatre, and Lee Mead (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang / Wicked) who will play Khashoggi. Olivier award-nominated actor Ian McIntosh and Elena Skye will reprise their roles as Galileo Figaro and Scaramouche respectively. The cast is set to be completed by Christine Allado (The Prince of Egypt) as Meat, Adrian Hansel (Ain’t Misbehavin‘) as Brit and Jenny O’Leary (Heathers) as Alternate Killer Queen.

Meanwhile, the ensemble is set to include: Glenn Adamson, Laura Ava-Scott, Esme Bacalla-Hayes, Liam Buckland, David Burilin, Victoria Collins, Isaac Edwards, Leanne Garretty, Lucy Glover, Ryesha Higgs, Ellis Linford-Pill, Shak Mancel James, David McIntosh, Danny Nattrass, Jarryd Nurden, Sam Robinson, Madison Swan, Karen Walker and Rebecca Wickes.

Outsiders Scaramouche and Galileo join the group of Bohemians who do battle with the Globalsoft company and its boss Killer Queen in a bid to overturn the world order and the unlimited power of freedom, love and rock.

The musical features many of Queen’s biggest hits including: “I Want to Break Free,” “Under Pressure,” “A Kind of Magic,” “Seven Seas of Rhye,” and “Another One Bites the Dust.”

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