Cast News: Greatest Days

Written by on March 23, 2023

Cast News: Greatest Days


The full cast has now been revealed for The Official Take That Musical Greatest Days, with a book by award-winning playwright (and Matinee favourite) Tim Firth.

The musical will embark on a major UK and Ireland tour from 6 May 2023 and will coincide with the summer 2023 release of the official movie version of this smash-hit musical, starring Aisling Bea and Jayde Adams.

The full cast includes Taylor Alman (The Legend of White Bear Lake), Charlotte Anne Steen (Bat Out of Hell), Holly Ashton (Footloose), Hannah Brown (Hansel & Gretel), Kalifa Burton (Matilda), Benjamin Cameron (Grease Royal Caribbean) Jamie Corner (The Band), Archie Durrant (Matilda), Regan Gascoigne (winner of Dancing on Ice 2022, Cinderella), Kitty Harris (David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny), Bayley Hart (Heathers), Keith Henderson (Shrek the Musical), Karen Holmes (Grease), Christopher D. Hunt (Waitress), Evangeline Jarvis-Jones (The Sound of Music), Rachel Marwood (The Possibility of Colour), Mari McGinlay (Hairspray), Jamie-Rose Monk (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Mary Moore (Grease West End), Alexanda O’Reilly (Mamma Mia!) and Alan Stocks (Calendar Girls).

Kym Marsh

They join the previously announced Kym Marsh as Rachel and her daughter Emilie Cunliffe as Young Rachel.

Emilie Cunliffe

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Take That’s first ever UK number 1 single Pray, Greatest Days features more than 15 record-breaking Take That songs alongside a heart-warming and hilarious story of love, loss and laughter from the award-winning writer Tim Firth (Calendar Girls, Kinky Boots). The musical follows a group of five best friends in the 1990’s who are obsessed with their favourite boy band. The girls reunite more than 20 years later with a plan to see their heartthrobs one last time in what could be the Greatest Days of their lives.

Greatest Days was originally produced as The Band by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers + Take That. The UK tour of The Band originally opened at Manchester Opera House in September 2017, breaking box office records along the way.

The book of Greatest Days is written by Tim Firth, with co-direction by Stacey Haynes and Tim Firth, Choreography by Aaron Renfree, Set & Costume Design by Lucy Osborne, Lighting Design by Rob Casey, Sound Design by Tony Gayle, Casting by David Grindrod Burton Casting, Musical Supervision by John Donovan, Costume Supervision by Martin Rodges.

The UK and Ireland Tour of Greatest Days by Tim Firth – The Official Take That Musical is produced by Adam Kenwright for Kindred Partners.

Get more information from the official site HERE.

2023 / 2024 TOUR SCHEDULE


6 – 13 May                                          Bromley Churchill Theatre

16 – 27 May                                        Manchester Palace Theatre

29 May – 3 June                                 Newcastle Theatre Royal

5 – 10 June                                         Woking New Victoria Theatre

12 – 17 June                                       Sheffield Lyceum Theatre

20 – 24 June                                       Southend Cliffs Pavilion

27 June – 1 July                                  Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre

3 – 8 July                                             Milton Keynes Theatre

10 – 15 July                                         Liverpool Empire Theatre

17 – 22 July                                         Wolverhampton Grand

24 – 29 July                                        Cheltenham Everyman Theatre

31 Jul – 5 Aug                                     Canterbury Marlowe Theatre

7 – 12 Aug                                           Norwich Theatre Royale

15 – 19 Aug                                         Blackpool Opera House

21 – 26 Aug                                         Glasgow Kings Theatre

28 Aug – 2 Sep                                    Edinburgh Playhouse

4 – 9 Sept                                            Nottingham Theatre Royal

11 – 16 Sep                                          Bristol Hippodrome

18 – 23 Sept                                         Bradford Alhambra Theatre

26 – 30 Sep                                         Southampton Mayflower Theatre

2 – 7 Oct                                               Royal & Derngate Northampton

9 – 14 Oct                                             Brighton Theatre Royal

17 – 21 Oct                                          Truro Hall for Cornwall                                             

23 – 28 Oct                                          Leicester Curve                         

30 Oct – 4 Nov                                     Hull New Theatre

7 – 11 Nov                                          Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

14 – 18 Nov                                      Sunderland Empire

21 – 25 Nov                                       Leeds Grand Theatre


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