About Dean John Wilson
British actor Dean John Wilson will play the role of Lun Tha in the West End transfer of Bartlett Sher’s Tony Award winning revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I.
Dean was cast into the spotlight in 2008 as a semi-finalist on Britain’s Got Talent, however his West End break-through was playing the title role in the original West End production of Disney’s musical Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre.
Dean John Wilson’s previous theatre roles
In addition to Aladdin, Deans other theatre roles include From Here To Eternity (Shaftesbury Theatre), Miss Atomic Bomb (The Other Palace) and the UK tour of Sister Act.
What role does Dean John Wilson play
Dean John-Wilson will play alongside Na-Young Jeo in the roles of the young lovers Lun Tha and Tuptim.
What is The King and I about
Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the tempestuous and unconventional relationship that develops between a British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, and the King of Siam.
One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s best works, the musical contains many classic songs including Getting To Know You, I Have Dreamed, Hello Young Lovers, Shall We Dance, and Something Wonderful.
The King and I runs from 21 June 2018 until 29 September 2018 at the London Palladium.