ALISTAIR BARRON

Alistair trained at the Guildford School of Acting, graduating in 2011. Since training, Alistair has been very lucky to obtain various experience including: swing in The Phantom of the Opera (UK tour); swing/cover Phantom in Three Phantoms (UK tour); Ted Blacklock in The Hired Man (Landor Theatre, London); Aslan in the world premiere of The Lion, the Witch and the …

From the studio: Bumblescratch  cast recording session

After working daily on the show in preparation for the West End premiere concert presentation, Robert J Sherman’s production assistant Thomas Josling dropped in again when the company re-united to record the cast album. The big day might be over, but after the success of our charity gala performance at the Adelphi Theatre on 4 September 2016, the cast re-assembled at …

TEDDY MOYNIHAN

Teddy is a recent graduate of the Arts Educational Schools London. Whilst training, Teddy played Monsieur D’Arque in Beauty and the Beast and Charles Bessemer in Bells Are Ringing. Recently, he was involved in Shakespeare Live! From the RSC and appeared in the opening West Side Story number. Teddy is excited to be making his professional debut in Bumblescratch and …

CATHY READ

Cathy trained at Arts Educational Schools (graduate in 2016), gaining a BA in Musical Theatre. Whilst training Cathy appeared as Josephine ‘Old Ma’ Strong in Urinetown, Dr Bennett in Big Fish, Princess Zara in Utopia Limited and Moxie in Relative Values. Theatre/ concert: ensemble in Hey, Old Friends! (Richard Douglas Productions); choir in Scott Alan in concert; choir in Olivier …

JACOB CHAPMAN

Jacob trained at London Studio Centre. Theatre includes: Financeman/ ensemble in Sunset Boulevard (ENO/ London Coliseum); ensemble in The Smallest Show on Earth (UK tour); Hermann Preysing in Grand Hotel (Southwark Playhouse); ensemble in Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (ENO/London Coliseum); Pish-Tush in The Mikado and Robin in Ushers – the Front of House Musical (both Charing …

Official show photography: Bumblescratch‘s West End concert gala

It may have been onstage at the Adelphi Theatre for one night only (4 September 2016) but we’ve captured our wonderful West End gala company in action forever with our official production photography gallery. We invite our 13-strong BUMBLESCRATCH company – led by Darren Day, Michael Xavier, Jessica Martin and Ilan Galkoff – to take another digital bow, with an extra round of applause please …

Putting it together: Bumblescratch  rehearsal diary (& opening night), part 3

In the third and last instalment of our rehearsal diary, Robert J Sherman’s production assistant Thomas Josling updates his behind-the-scenes account of putting the show together in the second week. You can read part 1 of Thomas’ diary here and read part 2 here. Here’s what was involved in show preparations in the final week, day and hours leading up to the gala night on Sunday …

Gala night: All the celebs, all the photos, from arrivals to after-party

It was a full house at the Adelphi Theatre last night (4 September 2016) for the West End concert premiere of Robert J Sherman’s BUMBLESCRATCH, held in aid of children’s charity Variety. Amongst some of the celebrities in attendance were Ben Forster, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Brian Conley, Anthea Turner, Emma Williams, Charlotte Wakefield, Stuart Matthew Price, Lucy Kay, Sebastian Croft …

Variety awards Darren Day, Michael Xavier & Jessica Martin ambassador status

There was an extra surprise at last night’s gala performance of BUMBLESCRATCH at the West End’s Adelphi Theatre. Malcolm Brenner and Pamela Sinclair, trustees of the show’s chosen charity Variety, came onstage at the curtain call to congratulate Robert J Sherman, director Stewart Nicholls and the company and to thank them for their fundraising efforts. They then named the show’s adult stars …

Cheesy photos: A night out with Bumblescratch  company

Our cast have been working incredibly hard over the past fortnight. So last night Robert J Sherman treated them, the creatives and the rest of the company to a sumptuous feast at The Dead Dolls House near our rehearsal studios in Islington, north London. Everybody got goody bags, filled up with BUMBLESCRATCH merchandise (look out on Sunday to grab your own souvenir badges, …