Love Island host Caroline Flack will star as Roxie Hart in the West End musical Chicago, now playing at the Phoenix Theatre.
Flack joins the production on 10 December 2019 and will stay with the show until the final performance on 10 Deaddition19.
In addittion to hosting Love Island, Flack is known for presenting The X Factor, The Xtra Factor and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now! as well as winning Strictly Come Dancing in 2014. She made her stage debut in national tour of Crazy For You.
Flack will star alongside RuPaul’s Drag Race Todrick Hall as Billy Flynn, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton and Paul Rider as Amos Hart.
The multi award-winning Kander & Ebb musical, winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, returned to London’s West End earlier this year following a 5 year break with a cast including Ruthie Henshall and Cuba Gooding Jr. Other star cast have included Alexandra Burke, Martin Kemp and Duncan James.
Chicago follows the story of two criminals Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, with the pair trying to outdo each other in their quest for celebrity status. It features an iconic soundtrack including “All That Jazz” and “Cell Block Tango”.
Chicago is booking until 5 January 2019 at the Phoenix Theatre, London.