David Fynn leads London cast of School Of Rock musical

David Fynn leads London cast of School Of Rock musical

Updated On: May 1, 2018
By LOVEtheatre Staff
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    David Fynn will lead the West End cast of School of Rock- The Musical when previews begin at the New London Theatre this October.

    David Fynn will play wannabe rock star and supply teacher Dewey Finn, the role played by Jack Black in the original film. His screen credits include Undateable, Game of Thrones, Sherlock, Dr Who, The Inbetweeeners, The Job Lot, Banana, Big Bad World, Mayday, Black Mirror, Life’s Too Short, Pete vs Life, Peep Show, Spooks, as well as the films Leap Year, Deviation, The Sonambulists, Married Young, I’d Like to be Alone Now, Losing My Accent, Trackdown. Fynn has also appeared on stage in She Stoops to Conquer, Romeo and Juliet (both NT),  25TH Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Donmar), Mojo (RSC), After the Party (West End), and Starving (Theatre 503).

    Florence Andrews will play Rosalie Mullins. Her theatre credits include Miss Atomic Bomb (St James’ Theatre), Once (Phoenix Theatre), Wicked (Victoria Apollo), The Wizard of Oz (Palladium), Annie in Annie Get Your Gun (Young Vic), A Little Night Music (Menier Chocolate Factory/Garrick) and Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane).

    Oliver Jackson will play Ned Schneebly. His theatre credits include Mrs Henderson Presents (Noel Coward Theatre), Jamie Lloyd’s She Stoops To Conquer (NT), Carthage (The Finborough), Our House (Cambridge Theatre), Les Miserables (Palace Theatre) and The Glee Club (Duchess Theatre).

    Preeya Kalidas will play Patty Di Marco. Her theatre credits include Bend It Like Beckham (Phoenix Theatre), Khandan (Royal Court/ Birmingham Rep), Oxford Street (Royal Court), Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Adelphi Theatre), and Bombay Dreams (Apollo Victoria). EastEnders and Casualty star Kalidas has also appeared in the films Four Lions, It’s a Wonderful Afterlife, Bend it Like Beckham, Bollywood Queen, and East is East.

    Gary Trainor
    will play alternate Dewey. Joining them as the ensemble cast members are Jonathan Bourne, Nadeem Crowe, Michelle Francis, Rosanna Hyland, Cassandra McCowan, Joel Montague, Andy Rees, Cameron Sharp, Tasha Sheridan, Andrew Spillett and Lucy Vandi and swings, Charlotte Bradford, Jason Denton, Cellen Chugg James, Chris Jenkins, Alfie Parker and Charlotte Scott.

    Who else has made the band? After a nationwide search, 39 talented young performers will share the following roles:

    -   Zack: Tom Abisgold (12 years old from Ashton Hayes), Toby Lee (11 years old from Priors Marston) and Jake Slack (12 years old from Chesham).
    -   Freddy: Bailey Cassell (11 years old from Dagenham), Jude Harper-Wrobel (10 years old from Kings Langley) and Noah Key (12 years old from Bridgnorth).
    -   Lawrence: Giles Carden (12 years old from Cobham), Oscar Francisco (12 years old from Coventry) and James Lawson (12 years old from Chiswick).
    -   Katie: Selma Hansen (13 years old from Willesden), Lois Jenkins (11 years old from Lewisham) and Sophia Pettit (13 years old from Morden).
    -   Summer: Isabelle Methven (12 years old from Harpenden), Lucy Simmonds (11 years old from Waterlooville) and Eva Trodd (11 years old from Bromley).
    -   Marcy: Madeleine Haynes (12 years old from Barnet), Leah Levman (10 years old from Chiswick) and Natasha Raphael (10 years old from Ealing).
    -   Shonelle: Jaydah Bell-Rickets (10 years old from New Cross), Shoshana Ezequiel (12 years old from Watford) and Ameila Poggenpoel (10 years old from Formby).
    -   Sophia: Lola Moxom (11 years old from Rochester), Mia Roberts (11 years old from Shoreditch) and Grace Schneider (11 years old from Maida Vale).
    -   Tomika: Nicole Dube (11 years old from Colchester), Amma Ris (11 years old from Haringey) and Adithi Sujith (9 years old from Wembley).
    -   Billy: Jobe Hart (9 years old from Buckingham), Joshua Vaughan (10 years old from Birmingham) and Logan Walmsley (10 years old from Buckingham).
    -   Mason: Presley Charma (9 years old from Teddington), Lucas Chow (12 years old from Willesden) and Ben Dawson (11 years old from Portsmouth).
    -   James: Bradley Bissett (11 years old from Ramsgate), Denzel Eboji (12 years old from Dagenham) and Sonny Kirby (11 years old from Welwyn Garden City).
    -   Madison: Zachary Dowlatshahi (19 years old from Teddington), Harry Egerton (11 years old from Halesowen) and Jacob Swann (11 years old from Greenwich).

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