Duncan James returns to star as Billy Flynn in Chicago

Duncan James returns to star as Billy Flynn in Chicago

Posted On: Aug 23, 2018
By Spencer Rust
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    From Monday 10 September, Duncan James will join the West End cast of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre, playing the role of Billy Flynn, a role he originally played in 2008. 

    He will join a star-studded cast featuring Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. 

    Duncan James was most recently seen playing the role of Ryan in the popular Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks.  For his role as Ryan, Duncan was nominated for Most Popular Newcomer for the 2016 NTA's and is currently nominated for Best Newcomer for the 2017 Soap Awards.  Duncan rose to fame as one quarter of the band Blue, which, to date, has had 40 Number One singles worldwide, three Number One UK albums and sales of over 16 million records.  He was a finalist in ITV's Dancing On Ice in 2007, and participated in the subsequent sell-out arena tour.  His other theatre appearances include Warner Huntington III in the West End production of Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre.

    Winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, the sexiest, sassiest, most sophisticated Broadway musical in history is celebrating 21 years of standing ovations in style.

    The dazzling tale of jazz slayer Roxie Hart, her cell-block rival Velma Kelly and the smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn has thrilled audiences across the world since 1996.

    With the original Broadway choreography by Ann Reinking in the style of Bob Fosse and a sizzling score featuring the classic songs Razzle Dazzle, Cell Block Tango and All That JazzChicago is so good it should be illegal.

    It’d be a crime to miss it... Book your Chicago tickets today!