Darren Bell brings us some great First Look images of the London Wicked cast as David Witts and Chris Jarmin join the cast from Monday 23 July 2018.
David Witts joins the cast as Fiyero, Chris Jarman joins the cast as Doctor Dillamond and Rosa O’Reilly takes over the role of Nessarose joining existing cast members Alice Fearn as Elphaba and Sophie Evans as Glinda.
David Witts (Fiyero) starred as ‘Joey Branning’ in EastEnders, for which he won ‘Best Newcomer’ at the 2013 National Television Awards. He also won an Inside Soap Award and was nominated for a British Soap Award. For American television, he has recently been a series regular in Recovery Road (for ABC/Freeform) and I Ship It (for the CW Network). He also completed filming An Unpleasant Surprise and Pride and Prejudice, Cut. On stage, he starred as ‘Link Larkin’ in Hairspray at Leicester Curve Theatre. David trained at the National Youth Theatre and National Youth Music Theatre.
Chris Jarman (Doctor Dillamond) most recently played ‘Hagrid’ and the ‘Sorting Hat’ in the original London cast ofHarry Potter and the Cursed Child. His other West End credits include ‘The General’ and ‘Satan’ in the original cast of The Book of Mormon and ‘Curtis Shank’ in the original cast of Sister Act The Musical. For the National Theatre he appeared in The Comedy of Errors, directed by Dominic Cooke, and his many appearances with the RSC include The Merchant of Venice, directed by Rupert Goold. Chris is also the voice of the mysterious villain ‘The Mechanic’ in ITV’s Thunderbirds Are Go.
Rosa O’Reilly (Nessarose) originally joined the London cast of WICKED in August 2016 and has already played the role of ‘Nessarose’ on many occasions. Prior to WICKED, Rosa’s other credits included ‘Soul Girl’ in Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and ‘Elizabeth’ in Dirty Dancing (West End and UK Tour).
Wicked continues at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre where it is now the 14th longest-running show ever in the West End having played to over 9 million people.
Wicked is also now touring the UK concluding in January 2019.