Tina -The Tina Turner Musical
Aldwych Theatre, 49 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DF
Telephone Bookings: +44 20 7492 1566

ABOUT Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

The world premiere of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical in London’s West End

Phyllida Lloyd directs a brand new musical based on the life of multi-award winning music legend Tina Turner.

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe stars as Tina Turner with Ashley Zhangazha playing Ike Turner.

Featuring Tina Turner’s iconic songs, her inspiring, remarkable and moving story is beautifully captured in a new West End musical.

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is booking until 22 January 2021 at the Aldwych Theatre, London.


From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them.

This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 11 Grammy Awards and her live shows have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo performer in music history.


Aisha Jawando stars as Tina, with Tsemaye Bob-Egbe playing the role of Tina at some performances each week. ​Ashley Zhangazha will appear opposite Jawando as Ike Turner, who has starred in Pericles and Danton’s Death at the National Theatre.

The cast is completed by Francesca Jackson, Maria Omikanawa, Irene-Myrtle Forrester, Howard Gossington, Jammy Kasongo, Edward Bourne, Oscar Batterham, Daniella Bowen, Chloe Chambers, Joelle Dyson, Sia Kiwa, Lejaun Sheppard, Kibong Tanji, Cameron Bernard Jones, Ashlee Irish, Joseph Richardson, Gavin Alex, Derek Aidoo, Joshua Da Costa, Amandla Elynah, Hannah Jay-Allan, Angela Marie Hurst, Leisha Mollyneaux and Samuel J. Weir


Written by Katori Hall,Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins with direction by Phyllida Lloyd, set and costume design by Mark Thompson, choreography by Anthony van Laast and musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck.


★★★★★ “this joyful, lungs-bursting show is simply the best” Daily Telegraph
★★★★ ‘whirlwind Turner tribute leaves you breathless. This is as good as it gets’ The Guardian
★★★★ ‘straight bio made incredible by its star and story’ The Stage
★★★★★ “It is as big and growly as the real Tina Turner in her lion-mane strutting heyday.” Daily Mail
★★★★ “Simply the best way to tell the story of Tina Turner” The Times