Celebrities appearing on stage in the West End
Take a look below at celebrities from stage and screen who will be performing in shows across London theatres. From British national treasures to Hollywood superstars, London’s West End has it all! Book now to see your favourite celebrities on stage over the next few months.
Celebrities to star in the West End
One of Britain’s beloved actors, presenters and voiceover artists, Stephen Fry will return to the West End for the first time in nearly four decades to present Mythos, a Greek trilogy through the ages. Mythos will mark Fry’s first London performance in seven years, last appearing as Malvolio in a 2012 production of Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe. But, with acting credits on both sides of the pond, Stephen Fry has established himself as a twentieth-century great.
Wendell Pierce will reprise his performance as Willy Loman from the Young Vic production. His previous stage credits include Broadway shows of The Piano Lesson and Serious Money, as well as producing Clybourne Park which went on to win best play at the 2012 Tony Awards. He is perhaps best known for starring in television series, including Suits and The Wire.
Best known as one-fifth of The Pussycat Dolls, Ashley Roberts will make her West End debut as Dawn in Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre. In 2018, Roberts competed in Strictly Come Dancing reaching the final of the competition. Read more about Strictly stars in the West End here.
Starring in White Christmas later this year, Danny Mac will play Bob Wallace in the seasonal production. Making his West End debut in 1999 playing Gavroche in Les Miserables, Mac has continued to perform in musicals ever since, starring in Wicked, Sunset Boulevard and On the Town. In 2016, he competed in Strictly Come Dancing making it to the final. Mac returns to the West End for the first time since Strictly to appear in White Christmas.
Rylan Clark-Neal will make his West End debut playing the role of ‘The Critic’. After competing in The X Factor, Clark-Neal has become one of Britain’s most loved TV and radio presenters, hosting The Xtra Factor and Big Brother’s Bit on the Side.
The young actress makes her West End debut in 9 to 5, after rising to fame as the winner of Love Island in 2017.
The cast of Big
A variety of famous faces will star in the West End premiere of Big, coming to the Dominion Theatre. Fresh after Rip it Up, Jay McGuiness will reprise his role as Josh Baskin, previously playing the film character in the show’s national tour. He is joined by Kimberley Walsh, Wendi Peters and Matthew Kelly.
Jupp’s theatre credits include Neville’s Island and Rules for Living, both staged at the National Theatre, however he is best known as a stand-up comedian. Jupp will make his solo theatrical debut in a one-man production of The Life I Lead at the Wyndham’s Theatre, following the national tour.
Tointon returns to the West End to star in The Man in the White Suit. Having appeared on television programmes including Eastenders and Strictly Come Dancing, her West End credits include Pygmalion, Absent Friends and a Royal Shakespeare Company production of Twelfth Night.
Best known for playing Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, Evanna Lynch will star in Games for Lovers at The Vaults, a brand new play that examines what it means to be love, and whether falling in love is a game.
Best known as playing Roxy Mitchell in the BBC soap opera alongside Samantha Womack as Ronnie Mitchell, Simons will star in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as Miss Hedge. Her previous theatre credits include The House on Cold Hill in 2019, and a national tour of Legally Blonde in 2017.