Craig Revel Horwood to star in Annie tour

Date Posted: 27/09/2014

A new touring production of musical Annie starring the Strictly judge, will open in Newcastle next July before embarking on a year-long tour.

Best known as a judge on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing, Craig Revel Horwood’s West End credits include Cats, Miss Saigon and Crazy for You.

Featuring songs including It’s the Hard Knock Life, Easy Street and Tomorrow, Craig will play the role of Miss Hannigan.


Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage.

Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks.

Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search.

Annie tour dates include:

•    Theatre Royal, Newcastle: 11th - 18th July
•    The Mayflower, Southampton: 28th July - 1st  August
•    Cliffs Pavilion, Southend: 3rd - 8th August
•    Congress Theatre, Eastbourne: 10th - 15th August
•    Theatre Royal, Norwich: 17th - 22nd August

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Photo credit: Hugo Glendinning.

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