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ELAINE C SMITH to star in Annie

Elaine C Smith will play the role of ‘Miss Hannigan’ in a brand new production of the musical “ANNIE” when the show plays the King’s Theatre Glasgow (8 – 20 February 2016), His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen (9 – 14 May 2016) and Edinburgh Playhouse (16 – 21 May)


Elaine C Smith is probably best known for her enduring portrayal of ‘Mary Nesbitt’ in ten series of the BBC hit sitcom “Rab C Nesbitt”. Her other TV credits include “City Lights”, her own television series and specials “Elaine”, Kay Mellor’s “The Syndicate” and the hugely successful “Burdz Eye View” for STV. Her theatre credits include the Susan Boyle musical “I Dreamed a Dream”, which she co-wrote with Alan McHugh, “Calendar Girls”, ‘Miss Adelaide’ in “Guys and Dolls”, the title role in “Shirley Valentine and, for almost 20 years, Elaine has starred in Scotland’s leading pantomimes.

Elaine C Smith joins Alex Bourne as ‘Oliver Warbucks’, Holly Dale Spencer as ‘Grace Farrell’, Jonny Fines as ‘Rooster’ and Djalenga Scott as ‘Lily’. The company also includes James Alan- Evans. Lewis Bradley, Nic Gibney, Sinead Kenny, Michael Lin, Alice Liveing,  Megan Louch, Callum McArdle, Benjamin Mundy, Steven Oliver, Heather Scott-Martin, Anne Smith, Kate Somerset How.   Sharing the title role of ‘Annie’ will be Madeleine Haynes, Isabella Pappas and Sophia Pettit. Joining them will be Asha Banks, Rosanna Beacock, Chloe Bowes, Connie Burgess, Claudia Carlier, Jessica Cartledge, Scarlet Churchhouse, Scarlett Flannery, Ashley Goldberg, Mia Hope, Amelia Love Coleman, Lissy Mant, Daisy Parry, Natasha Raphael, Nikoo Saeki, Liani Samuel, Kate Woodman and Tegan Williams. 

Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search…

With its award-winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs ‘It’s the Hard Knock Life’, ‘Easy Street’, ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You’ and ‘Tomorrow’.

PERFORMANCES
Annie The Musical
King’s Theatre Glasgow
Mon 8 – Sat 20 Feb 2016
Mon – Sat eves 7.30pm
Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm
Box Office 0844 871 7648 (bkg fee) Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.

SCOTTISH LISTINGS

ANNIE – The Musical

GLASGOW KING’S THEATRE
8 – 20 February 2016

HIS MAJESTY’S THEATRE ABERDEEN
9 – 14 May 2016

EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE

16 – 21 May 2016

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