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Full casting announced for MT Fest UK at The Other Palace

Casting news

FULL casting has been announced for the Taster Menu series of new musicals featuring as part of MT Fest UK.

Playing at The Other Palace from Monday, February 11 to Saturday, February 23, 2019, the series will showcase eight new musicals through 45-minute semi-staged sharings. Read more.

AA (February 11-13) features Connor Byrne as Irish Bob, Emma Lindars as Abby, Rosemary Ashe as Angela, Dan Buckley as Bar Man, Matt White as Bert, Scott Garnham as Dave, Sooz Kempner as Lena, Declan Bennett as Rickie, Jenny O’Leary as Rose, Scott Paige as Simon and Matt Henry as Twirley.

Nerds (February 11-13) features Dan Buckley as Bill Gates, Kane Oliver Parry as Steve Jobs, Scott Garnham as Paul Allen, Bronté Barbé as Myrtle, Oliver Ormson as Steve Wozniak, Jenny O’Leary as Thekla, Scott Paige as Tim, Rebecca Lock as Sally/Oracle and Matt White as Narrator.

First Date (February 14-16) features Liam Doyle as Aaron, Sophie Isaacs as Casey, Dean John Wilson as Man 1, Natalie Douglas as Woman and Russell Wilcox as Man 2.

Porn, the Musical (February 14-16) features Russell Wilcox as Alfred Itchcock, Liam Doyle as Dr Jonny, Natalie Douglas as Mrs Bugeja, Sophie Isaacs as Sandy and Dean John Wilson as Stefan.

But I’m a Cheerleader: The Musical (February 18-20) features Bronté Barbé as Megan, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Graham, Jamie Muscato as Jared, Matt Henry as Mike, Ben Forster as Larry, Stephen Hogan as Lloyd and Luke Bayer as Clayton.

Bloody Bloody Jessica Fletcher (February 18-20) features Harriet Thorpe as Jessica, Verity Rushworth as Victoria, Connor Byrne as Mr Drake, Jemma Alexander as Lulu, Russell Walker as Seth and Steven Serlin as Tom.

The Astonishing Return of… The Protagonists (February 21-23) features Christina Bennington as Penelope, Rob Fowler as Voltman, Leo Ihenacho as Dr Zappus, Oliver Ormson as Fishboy and the voice of Nathan Amzi as Narrator.

Killer Queen (February 21-23) features Izuka Hoyle as Jeanne, Christina Bennington as Marie Antoinette and Leo Ihenacho as Vilette.

The Taster Menu series will also feature current Arts Ed students Jessie Angell, Billy Downes, George Griffiths, Ahmed Hamad, Emily Hammond, Emilia Harrigan, Jonathan Hermosa-Lopez and Connor Lewis.

MT Fest UK is a two-week festival of new musical theatre. It will present new work by both emerging and established writers, as well as talks and concerts from some of the most celebrated performers, writers and producers currently working in musical theatre.

For more information or to book tickets, call the box office on 020 7087 7900 or visit