Variety is chosen charity for Bumblescratch premiere

On Sunday 4 September 2016 at 7.30pm there will be a very special Gala Charity Concert of Robert J Sherman’s new musical BUMBLESCRATCH at the Adelphi Theatre. This performance is in aid of Variety – The Children’s Society and is specially staged as part of commemorations for the 350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London, which raged in the …

ILAN GALKOFF

Ilan Galkoff is 13 years old and lives with his Mum, Dad, his older brother and sister in Hertfordshire. He trains at Sylvia Young Theatre School. Theatre includes: Welcome Home, Captain Fox! (Donmar Warehouse); Elf – the Musical (Dominion); Oresteia (Trafalgar Studios/Almeida); Matilda (Cambridge Theatre); I Can’t Sing! – the X Factor Musical (London Palladium); Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre) and …

MICHAEL XAVIER

Michael was nominated for two Olivier Awards in 2011: Best Actor in a Musical for Oliver in Love Story (Duchess Theatre and Minerva Theatre) and Best Supporting Performance in a Musical for Wolf/ Cinderella’s Prince in Into the Woods (Open Air Theatre). Other theatre credits include: Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard (London Coliseum); Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat (Sheffield Crucible); …

GABRIELLA SLADE

Gabriella trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and graduated with a first-class BA (hons) in Theatre Design. Set and/or costume designs credits include: In the Heights (King’s Cross Theatre); Showstopper! (Apollo and Lyric); Kommilitonen! (Welsh National Opera); The Last Mermaid, Henry VI and Richard III (WMC); Folk (National Dance Company Wales); A Christmas Carol, The Adventures …

TOM KELLY

Orchestration: Half a Sixpence (Chichester Festival Theatre – associate); Travels With My Aunt (CFT); Jekyll & Hyde (Old Vic); Gypsy (CFT – associate); Don Quixote (RSC); Sweet Smell of Success (Arcola); A Christmas Carol (Royal & Derngate); Pippin (Menier) and Can’t Smile Without You and Doctor Dolittle (both Bill Kenwright Ltd). Musical supervisor: The Beautiful Game (Southwark Playhouse); The Kreutzer …

STEWART NICHOLLS

Stewart has directed and choreographed many productions including: Bar Mitzvah Boy (Gatehouse); Cinderella (Crewe Lyceum); Love Birds (Pleasance); Business As Usual (Everyman, Cheltenham); The Jewish Legends (Radlett/Gatehouse); Free As Air (Finborough); A Spoonful of Sherman (St James Studio); Gay’s the Word (Jermyn Street/Finborough); Lunch With Marlene (national tour); Hetty Feinstein’s Wedding Anniversary (New End); Beatlemania (Gothenburg Opera House); South Pacific …

ROBERT J. SHERMAN

Robert Sherman stems from a long, illustrious line of songwriters spanning more than four generations. At 16, Sherman joined BMI and is an alum of BMI’s Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. Theatre: Love Birds (Pleasance, Edinburgh); A Spoonful of Sherman (St James Theatre); Bumblescratch workshop (Network Theatre) and A Christmas Held Captive (Beverly Hills Playhouse). Film credits include: The Adventures …

JESSICA MARTIN

Jessica’s theatre credits include: Elf (Dominion Theatre); The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (the Belgrade, Coventry); Mack and Mabel (Southwark Playhouse); Spamalot (UK tour); Sunset Boulevard (Comedy Theatre); Marguerite (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Tracy Beaker Gets Real (Nottingham Playhouse and UK tour); Me, Myself and I (Orange Tree Theatre); Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Bridewell Theatre); …

DARREN DAY

Darren’s first starring theatre role was as Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. His West End career includes: Summer Holiday, Grease and Copacabana. On tour, he has starred in Alfie, Carousel, Great Expectations, Godspell, The Rocky Horror Show, Hello, Dolly!, We Will Rock You, The Last Session, Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show and Priscilla Queen of the Desert. …