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Full cast announced for Aspects of Love - Menier Chocolate
Full casting has been announced for Aspects of Love which opens at the Menier Chocolate Factory, an off West End venue near London Bridge, on 15 July 2010, following previews from 7 July - booking to 26 Sep 2010.
Joining previously mentioned Michael Arden (Alex Dillingham) and Katherine Kingsley (Rose Vibert) are Dave Willetts (George), Rosalie Craig (Giulietta), Martyn Ellis (Marcel), Rebecca Brewer (Jenny), along with Jill Armour, Louisa Lydell, Ian McLarnon, David Roberts, Savannah Stevenson, Dominic Tighe, Rebecca Trehearn. .
Dave Willetts was last in the West End as Max in Sunset Boulevard at the Comedy Theatre. Other West End credits include Jean Valjean in Les Misérables at the Palace Theatre, the title role in Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Ragtime at the Piccadilly Theatre and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Rosalie Craig’s stage credits include Anyone Can Whistle at Jermyn Street Theatre.
Martyn Ellis’ West End theatre credits include Nicely Nicely in Guys and Dolls, Les Misérables, The 39 Steps and The Lion King.
Aspects of Love has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart, and is based on the novel by David Garnett.
Directed by Trevor Nunn, who previously directed the world premiere of Aspects of Love in 1989, and returns to the piece to direct this new intimate version.
Designs are by David Farley, lighting by Paul Pyant, sound by Gareth Owen.
Tells the story of passion, love and loss across three generations of a family and their companions set against the background of 1940’s France and Italy. Alex Dillingham, a young student travelling through France, falls in love with the alluring actress Rose Vibert. As the pair embark on a passionate affair, the unexpected arrival of Alex’s uncle changes their lives forever. A love story spanning twenty years binding six people and three generations as they come to appreciate that love changes everything.