Lara Pulver, Stephen Mangan, Sharon D Clarke and Paul Nicholas are to join the cast of the new concert production of Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert Hall.
Pulver, who won an Olivier Award for playing the title role in Gypsy in London’s West End, will take the role of missionary Sarah Brown while Mangan will be the show’s narrator.
Clarke, who stars in Caroline or Change in the West End from November, will play General Cartwright and Nicholas will be Arvide Abernathy.
They join previously announced cast including Adrian Lester as Sky Masterson, comedian Jason Manford as Nathan Detroit, cabaret star Meow Meow as Miss Adelaide, Clive Rowe reprising his Olivier-winning role as Nicely Nicely Johnson, and jazz singer and pianist Joe Stilgoe as Benny Southstreet.
Guys and Dolls will come to the London venue for three performances on 19 and 20 October 2018, directed and choreographed by Stephen Mear (Gypsy, Hello Dolly!, Mary Poppins) and featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
The cast also includes Stephane Anelli, Dan Burton, Cory English, Julian Forsyth, Nia Jermin, Alexis Owen Hobbs, Sévan Stephan, Matthew Whennell-Clark, Davide Fienauri, Stevie Hutchinson, Ross McLaren, Ebony Molina, Jo Morris, Cris Penfold, Jak Skelly, Rachel Stanley and Alexandra Waite-Roberts.
The production is presented by the Hall and Fiery Angel Entertainment, with musical direction from James McKeon and design by Morgan Large.