Who has played Billy Elliot in London?

Original casts

Character Original London cast Billy Elliot Live cast
Billy Elliot Liam Mower James Lomas George Maguire Elliott Hanna
Mrs. Wilkinson Haydn Gwynne Ruthie Henshall
Dad Tim Healy Deka Walmsley
Tony Joe Caffrey Chris Grahamson

What Theatre did Billy Elliot at in London?

the Victoria Palace Theatre
One of the most award-winning shows on stage today, Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre, has won the hearts of millions since it opened in London’s West End and has gone on to captivate audiences around the world.

Where was Billy Elliot the Musical first performed?

March 31, 2005
Billy Elliot the Musical/First performance

When did Billy Elliot close in London?

9 April 2016
The hit musical is set to close in London after eleven years Billy Elliot – The Musical has announced it will play its final performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 9 April 2016.

Is Billy Elliot coming back to London?

The award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical will reportedly head out on a new UK tour in 2021. It played for over 11 hugely successful years in London’s West End and embarked on a spectacular 18-month long UK and Ireland tour, which concluded in 2017.

Will Billy Elliot return to the West End?

Is Billy Elliot a real dancer?

What is interesting is that Jamie Bell, the actor who portrays Billy Elliot, had been dancing since he was six years old and was actually trained in ballet. Like Billy, Jamie Bell was teased in school for being a ballet dancer.

Where was the movie Billy Elliot the musical filmed?

Stephen Daldry directed both the original film and the 2014 musical adaptation. Filmed on 28 September 2014 at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London’s West End, Billy Elliot Live was broadcast live to cinemas in several European countries, followed by further worldwide screenings.

Who is the composer of Billy Elliot the musical?

Billy Elliot the Musical is a musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot. The music is by Elton John, and the book and lyrics are by Lee Hall, who wrote the film’s screenplay.

When did Billy Elliot the musical open in Melbourne?

The Sydney production transferred to Melbourne ‘s Her Majesty’s Theatre, opening on 13 December 2008. The Melbourne production closed on 14 June 2009 after a successful run. On 10 April 2017 it was announced that Billy Elliot would open at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre in October 2019.

When does Billy Elliot the musical come to Japan?

The show continues to play worldwide into 2021. Billy Australia toured in 2019/20 unfortunately coming to an early end due to Covid-19, Japan successfully played to audiences in late 2020 during Covid-19 with restrictions in place, and Korea will bring Billy to the stage once again later in 2021. Follow us on social media for updates on the show!