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We Will Rock You gets new production and UK tour, directed by Ben Elton

One of the West End’s longest-running musicals, We Will Rock You, will get a brand new production next year, directed by Ben Elton.

Featuring the music of Queen and written by Ben Elton, their smash hit musical will embark on a major UK tour to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

The tour will start in Portsmouth at the Kings Theatre on 7 February 2022 before playing 27 venues around the UK and culminating with a residency at Manchester’s Palace Theatre on 5 September.

The show first premiered 20 years ago at the Dominion Theatre in May 2002 and was an immediate hit, running for over 12 years until May 2014.

Ben Elton said in a press statement that: “I can hardly believe it’s been 20 years since We Will Rock You premiered in London. Or that much of what we thought was science fiction in the script back then has turned into science fact! I guess Queen were always ahead of the game! I’ve directed this show all over the world and I can’t wait to bring it home to the UK with a brand new production and a fabulous cast of young Bohemians, most of whom were rocking in their cradles when this adventure first began.”

We Will Rock You features over 24 of Queen’s greatest hits, which has been watched by over 16 million people in 19 countries, will once again rock theatres across the UK from February next year. After opening in Portsmouth, the tour will play York, Cornwall, Bournemouth, Stoke-On-Trent, Liverpool, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Cardiff, Bristol, Reading, Aylesbury, Ipswich, Torquay, Wolverhampton, Wimbledon, Stockton, Peterborough, Norwich, Bromley, Birmingham, Southend, Canterbury, Southampton, Newcastle, Sheffield and Manchester.

The cast features Ian McIntosh play Galileo, Elena Skye as Scaramouche, Jenny O’Leary as Killer Queen and Adam Strong as Khashoggi. Together with Michael McKell as Buddy, Martina Ciabatti Mennell as Oz, David Michael Johnson as Brit, and an Ensemble including Laura Bird, Kate Leiper, Joanne Harper, Anna Davey, Edward Leigh, Spin, Karen Walker, David Muscat, Damien Walsh, Laura Ava-Scott, Victoria Collins, Joseph Connor, Louis Clarke-Clare and Jacob Fearey.

The show includes a riotous selection of Queen’s greatest huts including “We Are The Champions”, “Radio Ga Ga”, “I Want To Break Free”, “Somebody To Love”, “Killer Queen”, “Don’t Stop Me Now”, “Under Pressure”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Another One Bites The Dust” and “We Will Rock You”.

We Will Rock You – UK Tour Dates

07/02/2022 – 12/02/2022 Portsmouth: Kings Theatre

14/02/2022 – 19/02/2022 York: Grand Opera House

21/02/2022 – 27/02/2022 Cornwall: Hall for Cornwall

28/02/2022 – 05/03/2022 Bournemouth: Pavilion Theatre

07/03/2022 – 12/03/2022 Stoke: Regent Theatre

14/03/2022 – 19/03/2022 Liverpool: Empire Theatre

21/03/2022 – 26/03/2022 Northampton: Royal & Derngate

28/03/2022 – 02/04/2022 Milton Keynes: Milton Keynes Theatre

04/04/2022 – 16/04/2022 Cardiff: Millennium Centre

18/04/2022 – 23/04/2022 Bristol: Hippodrome

25/04/2022 – 30/04/2022 Reading: Hexagon

02/05/2022 – 07/05/2022 Aylesbury: Waterside Theatre

09/05/2022 – 14/05/2022 Ipswich: Regent Theatre

16/05/2022 – 21/05/2022 Torquay: Princess Theatre

23/05/2022 – 28/05/2022 Wolverhampton: Grand Theatre

30/05/2022 – 04/06/2022 Wimbledon: New Wimbledon Theatre

06/06/2022 – 11/06/2022 Stockton: Globe Theatre

13/06/2022 – 18/06/2022 Peterborough: New Theatre

20/06/2022 – 25/06/2022 Norwich: Theatre Royal

27/06/2022 – 02/07/2022 Bromley: Churchill Theatre

04/07/2022 – 30/07/2022 Birmingham: Hippodrome

01/08/2022 – 06/08/2022 Southend: Cliffs Pavilion

08/08/2022 – 13/08/2022 Canterbury: Marlowe Theatre

15/08/2022 – 20/08/2022 Southampton: Mayflower Theatre

22/08/2022 – 27/08/2022 Newcastle: Theatre Royal

29/08/2022 – 03/09/2022 Sheffield: City Hall

05/09/2022 – 10/09/2022 Manchester: Palace Theatre

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