Shrek The Musical has announced further dates for the 2017/18 UK tour.

Producers have today announced further venues for the 2017/18 tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL®, with new dates in Sheffield, Cardiff, Woking, Liverpool, Canterbury, Milton Keynes, Bristol, Llandudno and Leeds.

As previously announced, the larger-than-life production opens at the Edinburgh Playhouse for the Christmas 2017/18 season from 12 December 2017 to 7 January 2018 and will also tour to Manchester, Sunderland, Birmingham, Aberdeen, Northampton, Stoke and Blackpool,

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Nigel Harman will return as director, having made his directorial debut on SHREK THE MUSICAL’s first UK and Ireland Tour.

Harmen is best know for his television work including playing heart-throb Dennis Rickman in EastEnders and the villainous valet Mr Green in Downton Abbey. His theatre credits include originating the role of Lord Farquaad in the West End production, winning the Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musica, Jamie Lloyd’s production of Three Days of Rain alongside James McAvoy, Privates on Parade at the Donmar Warehouse and A Chorus of Disapproval, directed by Trevor Nunn.

Casting for the UK tour is to be announced.