Sweeney Todd at Ye Olde Rose and Crown 23 Feb 2010
All Star Productions presents Sweeney Todd at the Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre, a fringe venue in Walthamstow east London, from 23 Feb to 13 Mar 2010.
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler, from an adaptation by Christopher Bond.
Directed by Ricky Dukes, co-designed by Ricky Dukes & Kasper Hansen, with costumes by Nicki Martin-Harper.
Cast includes Daniel Simpson (Sweeney Todd), Sarah Dearlove (Mrs Lovett), Riku Rokkanen (Anthony), Emma Manley (Beggar Woman), Sea Rees (Judge Turpin), Barnaby Brookman (Beadle), Nadia Eide (Johanna), Victoria Denard (Tobias), Padraig Breathnach (Perelli), Kate Marie-Martin, Victoria Maitland, Lauren Thomas, Ria Whitton, Nicole Rowley.
Tells the infamous tale of the unjustly exiled barber who returns to 19th century London seeking revenge against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. His thirst for blood soon expands to include his unfortunate customers, and the resourceful proprietress of the pie shop downstairs soon has the people of London lining up in droves with her mysterious new meat pie recipe!