Emmerdale’s Natalie Anderson joins cast of Fat Friends the musical

Natalie Anderson joins the cast of Fat Friends the musical UK tour.

Producer’s have announced that Natalie Anderson (Emmerdale, The Royal) will join the UK tour cast of Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends the musical when it opens in Leeds later this year. Natalie has also been seen on TV in programmes including The Biz and Wire In The Blood. She has also appeared on stage as Nessarose in Wicked (West End), Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (West Yorkshire Playhouse) and as Tara in Exposure the musical at St James Theatre. Natalie will play the role of Lauren in Fat Friends – The Musical, a  role originated on screen by Emmerdale co-star Gaynor Faye. Natalie said “I’m so thrilled to be playing Lauren in Fat Friends the Musical. I was a huge fan of the original series and cannot wait to bring it to life on stage. I’m also equally excited to be working with the incredible Kay Mellor whom, from an early age, … Read more

Freddie Flintoff makes stage debut in Fat Friends the musical

Andrew Freddie Flintoff joins the Cast of Fat Friends the musical UK Tour

Producers Joshua Andrews and Adam Spiegel have today announced that sportsman and television personality Freddie Flintoff is to make his stage debut in Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends the musical which is to tour the UK later in 2017. Freddie will be playing Kevin Chadwick opposite Jodie Prenger as his fiance, Kelly. Freddie will appear in the show in Leeds, Southampton, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham, Bradford and Blackpool. One of the world’s most recognised cricket stars, Freddie Flintoff won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award in 2005 after playing a pivotal role in regaining the Ashes from Australia. Since the Lancashire Lad’s cricket career ended in 2010, he has forged a career as a much loved presenter and broadcaster. Appearing as a captain on Sky’s ‘A League of Their Own’, being crowned King of the Jungle in the first Australian version of ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!’, … Read more