Bronté Barbé will lead the UK & Ireland tour of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical.

Bronté Barbé was a finalist in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s BBC1 television series “Over The Rainbow” in 2010. Since then she has appeared on stage in both London’s West End and around the UK.

The lead cast will feature Kane Oliver Parry (Carousel) as King’s husband and song-writing partner ‘Gerry Goffin’, Amy Ellen Richardson (Les Misérables) as song-writer ‘Cynthia Weil’, Matthew Gonsalves (Dirty Dancing) as song-writer ‘Barry Mann’, Carol Royle (Moonlight ) as King’s mother ‘Genie Klein’ and Adam Howden (Spring Awakening) as music publisher and producer ‘Donnie Kirshner’.

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical opens at the Bradford Alhambra on 9 September 2017 and will visit Manchester, Dublin, Aberdeen, Sheffield, Glasgow,milton Keynes Theatre, Woking, Sunderland, Canterbury Bristol, Stoke-On-Trent, Oxford and Dartford.

Further tour dates to be announced.

The Tony and Olivier Award winning musical completes its two and a half year West End run on 5 August 2017 at the Aldwych Theatre.