Cast announced for Eugenius! at the Other Palace

Cast announced for Eugenius! at the Other Palace

Posted On: Aug 20, 2018
By Spencer Rust
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    A galaxy of West End stars are joining the cast for the eagerly awaited return of the out-of-this-world British musical Eugenius! for a 6-week season at The Other Palace from 1 September 2018.

    Returning to the cast are: Laura Baldwin  (Big Fish The Musical) as Eugene’s love interest Janey. Daniel Buckley (Book Of Mormon, Loserville) as Feris. Scott Paige (The Addams Family, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Theo. Alison Arnopp (the title role in Dusty) as Space Diva/Mrs Truthstretcher.

    Joining them are:

    Rob Houchen in the lead role of Eugene. His West End starring roles include Marius in Les Miserables and Gibran in Broken Wings. He was Fleet in Titanic at Charing Cross Theatre.  

    Neil McDermott (Evil Lord Hector) is best known as Ryan Malloy in EastEnders, which saw him nominated Most Popular Newcomer at the National Television Awards. His previous West End bad boy roles include Chief Weasel in The Wind in the Willows and Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical. He was Bill Sykes in Oliver! at Grange Park Opera.

    Emily Tierney (Carrie/Super Hot Lady) has played Glinda in both Wicked and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium. She also starred as Molly Jensen in Ghost.

    Alex Bourne (Lex) has just played Daddy Warbucks in the West End production of Annie. He was Khashoggi in We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre and starred as Daryl in The Witches of Eastwick at the Watermill Theatre.

    Simon Thomas (Gerhard/Tough Man) has starred in the West End as Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera and Warner Huntingdon III in Legally Blonde. He was Black in The Wild Party at The Other Palace.

    The rest of the cast includes Christopher Ragland (Road Show, Forbidden Broadway, Little Shop of Horrors) as Eugene’s Dad/Lord Tough Man, Tom Senior (Kenickie, Grease, Jesus, Godspell UK tours) as Stock Jock/Flock of Eagles Singer, Titus Rowe, Laurence. Alex Tranter, Ben Darcy, Dillon Scott-Lewis, Lauren Cancannon, Amy West, Sasha Wareham. With the voice of Brian Blessed as Space Lord

    Ben Adams and Chris Wilkins’ homage to the great sounds and cinema of the 80s reaches across time and space to enchant you whatever your age.  With a fresh new look and new songs, be part of the journey before Eugenius! takes off and conquers the Universe!

    Returning to The Other Palace from 1 September to 6 October 2018, book your Eugenius! tickets today!