Kristina Love to join 'Tina - The Tina Turner Musical'

Love previously played Tina Turner in Hamburg.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical in London reveals a new actress to play Tina Turner later this month. Tina - The Tina Turner Musical currently plays at the Aldwych Theatre to 3 Sept. 2023. Book Tina - The Tina Turner Musical tickets on London Theatre.

Kristina Love will join the West End company from 12 October, role-sharing Tina Turner with current cast member Elesha Paul Moses. Love previously played Tina Turner in the Hamburg production of Tina the Musical.

“After having met [Tina Turner] on my birthday in 2018, performing with her and receiving her blessing at the Hamburg opening, I count it a great honour to be entrusted with performing her life story. I am grateful to be continuing my Tina journey at the same time as making my West End debut,” said Love.

Caleb Roberts continues as Ike Turner, alongside Paula Kay as Zelma Bullock, Charis Alexandra as Alline Bullock, George Jennings as Roger Davies, Irene Myrtle Forrester as Tina’s Grandmother, Kelly Hampson as Rhonda Graam, Gregory Haney as Richard Bullock, Cordell Mosteller as Raymond Hill, Chris Grahamson as Phil Spector and Terry Britten and Joseph Richardson as Erwin Bach.

Based on Tina Turner's music career, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical follows the public and private life of Tenneessee-born Anna Mae Bullock as she transformed into the Queen of Rock and Roll. Tina - The Tina Turner Musical premiered at London's Aldwych Theatre in 2018 — find out more about the Tina musical in London.

Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins write Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, with direction by Phyllida Lloyd. Anthony van Laast choreographs, with scenic and costume designs by Mark Thompson, lighting design by Bruno Poet and sound design by Nevin Steinberg.

What songs are in Tina - The Tina Turner Musical?

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical features some of Tina Turner's greatest hits over the years, including "Nutbush City Limits, "Private Dancer," "River Deep Mountain High," "Proud Mary," and "Simply The Best." Check out all the songs in the Tina Turner musical.

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is at the Aldwych Theatre.

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Photo credit: Tina Turner and Kristina Love (Photo courtesy of production)

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