Catherine Tate returns to star in the forthcoming world premiere of musical comedy Miss Atomic Bomb at St. James Theatre.
Tate was most recently on stage in The Vote (Donmar Warehouse) and Assassins (Menier Chocolate Factory), and will star in the new musical alongside Dean John-Wilson.
John-Wilson was recently announced to play the title role in Disney’s new production of Aladdin which will open in the West End in mid-2016.
Tate will play Myrna, the fashionista friend of Candy (Andrews) and John-Wilson plays a young soldier Joey, who has deserted the army.
Further casting includes Florence Andrews, Simon Lipkin, Daniel Boys, Michelle Andrews, Stephane Anelli, Charles Brunton, Jessica Buckby, Cavin Cornwall, Olivia Fines, Ryan Gover, Alyn Hawke, Sion Lloyd, Suzie McAdam, Kirk Patterson and Sasi Strallen.
Co-directed by Bill Deamer and Adam Long, Miss Atomic Bomb is a satirical tale set in 1950’s Las Vegas and is inspired by the real life bomb tests and beauty pageants of the era.
Miss Atomic Bomb plays a strictly limited run from 7 March 2016 until 9 April 2016 at the St James Theatre.