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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Casting confirmed
Major casting has been confirmed today for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, which which receives its world premiere at the London Palladium on Tuesday 16th April 2002, following previews from 19th March 02.
Eighteen-year-old newcomer Emma Williams will play Truly Scrumptious, Michael Ball plays Caractacus Potts, Anton Rodgers as Grandpa Potts, Brian Blessed as Baron Bomburst, Nichola McAuliffe as Baroness Bomburst and Richard O'Brien as the Child Catcher.
The film has been adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams, whose recent theatre work includes “Spend Spend Spend” and “Noises Off”.
The show will be designed by Anthony Ward, currently represented in the West End by “My Fair Lady”.
Musical staging and choreography by Gillian Lynne, whose London credits include “Cats” and “The Phantom of the Opera”, and the show will be directed by the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Artistic Director Adrian Noble.
The production will have lighting by Mark Henderson and sound design by Andrew Bruce, with orchestrations and dance arrangements by Chris Walker and musical direction and supervision by Robert Scott.