Billy Elliot Live DVD to be released and more cinema broadcasts added following spectacular live broadcast.

The spectacular finale of Billy Elliot Live featuring 25 past and current Billys. Photo: Craig Sugden

The spectacular finale of Billy Elliot Live featuring 25 past and current Billys. Photo: Craig Sugden

Following the hugely successful live cinema broadcast of Billy Elliot the Musical on Sunday 28 September 2014 from the Victoria Palace Theatre, a DVD of the broadcast is to be released.

In addition, a number of repeat Encore screenings of the show will take place next month.

The DVD of Billy Elliot Live will be released on 24 November 2014.

The spectacular finale of the Live show last night saw 25 former and current Billy Elliots perform on the Victoria Palace stage together.

The show was broadcast live to eight countries, and the Encore screening will see nine further countries included, plus 350 cinemas in the UK will broadcast the show between 2 and 5 October 2014.

The current cast of Billy Elliot includes West End star Ruthie Henshall as Mrs Wilkinson, Deka Walmsley as Billy’s dad, Chris Grahamson as Tony and Ann Emery as Grandma.

The 27 Billys performed in the Live show: Liam Mower (22, from Hull), James Lomas, (24, from Sheffield), George Maguire (23, from Stanford-Le-Hope), Leon Cooke (23, from Newcastle under Lyme), Matthew Koon (20, from Salford, Lancashire), Dean McCarthy (22, from Dublin), Layton Williams (20, from Manchester), Oliver Taylor (20, from Devon), Joshua Fedrick (20, from Saltash, Cornwall), Fox Jackson-Keen (19, from Hornsey, London), Tom Holland (18, from Kingston-upon-Thames), Brad Wilson (18, from Doncaster), Ollie Gardner (17, from Bath), Rhys Yeomans (16, from Oldham), Aaron Watson (16, from Kings Lynn, Norfolk), Scott McKenzie (17, from Dumbarton, Scotland), Josh Baker (16, from Rochester), Ryan Collinson (16, from Southport), Kaine Ward (15, from Hertfordshire), Harris Beattie (15, from Aberdeen), Harrison Dowzell (14, from Nottinghamshire), Redmand Rance (14, from Fareham) and Ali Rasul (13, from Hartlepool) will be joined by currently Billy Elliots – Elliott Hanna (11, from Liverpool), Bradley Perret (12, from Juan-les-Pins, France), Matteo Zecca (12, from Buckinghamshire) andOllie Jochim (12, from Essex).

Directed by Stephen Daldry with choreography by Peter Darling, Billy Elliot The Musical features music by Elton John, has a book and lyrics by Lee Hall, who wrote the original screenplay for the hit British movie.

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