Beverley Knight stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS at the London Palladium.
Beverley Knight stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS playing the role of Grizabella.
Queen of British Soul Beverley Knight is a singer, songwriter and record producer who has been one of the UK’s most consistent artists since the release of her debut album in 1995. Having sold over a million albums in the UK, scoring several top 10’s and four gold certified albums as well as the platinum selling Voice: The Best Of Beverley Knight, her latest critically acclaimed album Soul UK, was a top 15 charting album upon its release in July 2011. To date, she has won three MOBO Awards, an Outstanding Achievement Award at the Urban Music Awards, been three times nominated for Best Female at the Brit Awards and twice nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. Knight has presented four series of Radio 2 show Beverley’s Gospel Nights and appeared in two series of hit BBC1 show Just The Two Of Us as well as appearing on stage with the likes of Prince, Stevie Wonder and Take That. In 2012 Beverley wowed a viewing audience of one billion with a rendition of the song I Am What I Am at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Knight, who in 2007 was awarded an MBE for her services to music and charity, is currently working on her eighth studio album.
Previous to her role in CATS, Beverley recently played the leading role of Felicia in Memphis The Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre which has just closed and Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre.
CATS plays a limited run from 23 October 2015 until 2 January 2016 at the London Palladium.