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Tina - new booking period announced as production images are released

Adrienne Warren as Tina Turner. Photo by Manuel Harlan.

TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, has confirmed that 140,000 new tickets will go on sale today (Wednesday, April 18, 2018) at 12 noon BST. The production which officially opened at the Aldwych Theatre last night, is now booking until February 16, 2019.

Production images have also been released. To view them, click here.

The cast comprises Adrienne Warren, who plays the title role, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (as Ike Turner), Madeline Appiah (Tina’s mother Zelma Bullock), Jenny Fitzpatrick who plays the role of Tina at some performances each week, Lorna Gayle (Tina’s Grandmother GG), Tom Godwin (Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten), Francesca Jackson (Ike and Tina’s manager Rhonda Graam), Aisha Jawando (Tina’s sister Alline Bullock), Natey Jones (Tina’s father Richard Bullock and Tina’s first love Raymond Hill), Gerard McCarthy (record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach) and Ryan O’Donnell (Tina’s Manager Roger Davies).

They are joined by ensemble members Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Keisher Downie, Kit Esuruoso who also plays Tina’s son Craig Hill, Jammy Kasongo, Sia Kiwa, Jason Langley, Kayleigh McKnight, Baker Mukasa and Tanisha Spring and swings Derek Aidoo, Gavin Alex, Edward Bourne, Candace Furbert, Hannah Jay-Allan and Rodney Vubya.

The children’s cast are Reya-Nyomi Brown, ten years old from Greenwich, Claudia Elie, ten years old from Brent and Serena Mukuna, 10 years old from Camden who share the role of Young Anna Mae; Athea Andi, nine years old from Richmond, Nicole Dube, thirteen years old from Essex and Arianna Duffus, twelve years old from Harrow, who share the role of Young Alline; Rohan Beckford, nine years old from Enfield, Caelan Edie, eight years old from Lewisham and Khylan St Paul Mark, seven years old from Brent, who share the role of Young Craig.

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical, presented in association with Tina Turner herself, reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

Read more about Tina.