Spectacular finale to Billy Elliot Live at the Victoria Palalce to see 27 former Billys perform together for one night only
Twenty-seven former actors who have played Billy Elliot in Billy Elliot The Musical at the Victoria Palalce Theatre will perform a special mash-up together, for one night only.
Specially choreographed, the mash-up will appear as the finale of Billy Elliot Live – the special performance of the show on 28 September 2014 that will be screened into cinemas worldwide.
All three of the original actors to play Billy Elliot – James Lomas, George Maguire and Liam Mower – will take part in the finale alongside Liam Mower as the Older Billy.
All 27 boys are: Liam Mower (22, from Hull), James Lomas, (24, from Sheffield), George Maguire (23, from Stanford-Le-Hope), Leon Cooke (23, from Newcastle under Lyme), Matthew Koon (20, from Salford, Lancashire), Dean McCarthy (22, from Dublin), Layton Williams (20, from Manchester), Oliver Taylor (20, from Devon), Joshua Fedrick (20, from Saltash, Cornwall), Fox Jackson-Keen (19, from Hornsey, London), Tom Holland (18, from Kingston-upon-Thames), Brad Wilson (18, from Doncaster), Ollie Gardner (17, from Bath), Rhys Yeomans (16, from Oldham), Aaron Watson (16, from Kings Lynn, Norfolk), Scott McKenzie (17, from Dumbarton, Scotland), Josh Baker (16, from Rochester), Ryan Collinson (16, from Southport), Kaine Ward (15, from Hertfordshire), Harris Beattie (15, from Aberdeen), Harrison Dowzell (14, from Nottinghamshire), Redmand Rance (14, from Fareham) and Ali Rasul (13, from Hartlepool) will be joined by currently Billy Elliots – Elliott Hanna (11, from Liverpool), Bradley Perret (12, from Juan-les-Pins, France), Matteo Zecca (12, from Buckinghamshire) and Ollie Jochim (12, from Essex).
The director of Billy Elliot, Stephen Daldry, said, “We are thrilled to welcome so many of our former Billys back to the Victoria Palace Theatre for this very special performance. We’ve been delighted to see them flourish as performers since their time in the show and it will be wonderful to bring them together again for this unique event.”
“We’ve been delighted to see them flourish as performers”
The current cast of Billy Elliot includes West End legend Ruthie Henshall as Mrs Wilkinson, plus Deka Walmsley as Billy’s dad, Chris Grahamson as Tony and Ann Emery as Grandma.
The show is based on the Oscar nominated movie and has been wowing London’s theatergoers at the Victoria Palace Theatre since 2005.