The Annie UK Tour is back in 2019 with Anita Dobson, Craig Revel Horwood and Lesley Joseph sharing the role of Miss Hannigan. See the tour schedule for Annie the musical UK tour below. Following a successful season in London’s West End, the Annie UK Tour will commence at the Manchester Opera House on 9 February 2019. Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search… The score includes musical theatre classics including It’s A Hard Knock Life, Tomorrow, Easy Street, and You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile. This ‘glorious revival’ (The Times) stars … Read more
Regan’s sure and steady direction brings the piece to life with charm and warmth. From the moment the three siblings rescue three new-born kittens from drowning right through to the exploration of the burnt-out barn and the discovery of the stranger’s gift, the story unfolds from the viewpoint of a youngster. As the central siblings, Cathy, Nan and Charles, Grace Osborn, Imelda Warren-Green and Alex James Ellison are each splendidly natural, full of charm, and the banter and bickering to and fro of growing up.