New Cast Members for West Ends Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
As the hit West End show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, approaches its second anniversary it was announced which cast will take it into its third year. Alongside Jonathan Slinger as Willy Wonka are Kraig Thornber (Grandpa George) and Lara Denning as (Mrs Bucket) and Mark Oxtoby (Jerry), original company members Ross Dawes and Derek Hagen take over the roles of Mr Salt and Mr Bucket. The new cast will be making their appearances from Monday 4th May.
More than half of the West End musical’s current cast are staying with the production for another year, including Myra Sands, Roni Page, Jasna Ivir, Paul J Medford and Kate Graham.
Since opening in June 2013, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been seen by over 1.25 million people and is currently booking until June 2016.