Jonathan Wilkes stars in Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre in London
Jonathan Wilkes has joined the cast of long running West End musical Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre (until 26 June), playing the role of Billy Flynn.
He has taken over the role from David Bedella, who will join the cast of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Road Show at the Menier Chocolate Factory this summer.
Wilkes has appeared on the West End stage as Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Show, and on tour has featured in We Will Rock You, The Wedding Singer, Guys and Dolls, Tommy, Grease, The Rocky Horror Show and Godspell.
He started his career by winning the Cameron Mackintosh Young Entertainer of the Year award in 1996 and going on to present TV shows, write and record albums, and sing and tour with Robbie Williams.
Wilkes stars in Chicago alongside Debbie Kurup as Velma Kelly, Sarah Soetaert as Roxie Hart, James Doherty as Amos Hart, Jasna Ivir as Mama Morton and R. Whitehead as Mary Sunshine.