Two of the West End’s leading ladies BONNIE LANGFORD and KERRY ELLIS to play at the HIPPODROME CASINO
AN EVENING WITH BONNIE LANGFORD
THURSDAY 31ST MARCH | 8PM | FROM £30
With MD Anthony England and Winston Rollins Band
Bonnie Langford has packed a wealth of experience into her outstanding career, with success in theatre, television, ﬁlm and radio in both Britain and America, and in her latest role of Carmel Kazemi in the BBC TV drama serial, “EastEnders”.
Bonnie made her debut in the West End at the tender age of seven, and has gone on to play roles in Gypsy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Cats, The Pirates Of Penzance, Peter Pan – The Musical, Me And My Girl and Spamalot, to name just a few. She garnered more rave reviews for her portrayal of ‘Roxie Hart’ in Chicago both on Broadway and on the North American national tour, a role which she ﬁrst played at the Adelphi Theatre and the Cambridge Theatre, London.
Bonnie has also appeared in the hit musical ﬁlm Bugsy Malone and many British television series including Just William, The Lena and Bonnie Show, the award-winning Hot Shoe Show, Hotel Babylon, Marple, The Catherine Tate Show, The Spa and as the 22nd assistant to BBC TV’s Doctor Who.
Join Bonnie for an intimate night of songs and stories, and a demonstration of musical theatre at its very best… with some very special guests!
Bonnie Langford is genuinely one of the loveliest people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting and have been lucky enough to interview her a couple of times over the years. Take a look at them August 2012, August 2013
FRIDAY 29TH APRIL | 8PM | FROM £25
Kerry Ellis has fast become recognised as the First Lady of West End musicals from her starring roles in London and on Broadway, she has also achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca with her debut album Anthems.
Kerry originated the role of Meat, in Queen’s We Will Rock You and was the first British Elphaba in the West End smash, Wicked.
Her many other leading role credits include Nancy in Oliver! at Drury lane, Eliza Doolittle My Fair Lady, Ellen in Miss Saigon and Fantine in Les Miserables.
Kerry’s first major CD release was the amazing Wicked in Rock, which is still flying high in the Dress Circle’s bestseller list. Wicked in Rock was collaboration with long time friend and Queen guitarist, Brian May
Kerry was involved in the Les Miserables feature film and has headlined various festivals across the country and continues to perform in concerts all over the world.
A highlight was performing a solo show at the London Palladium for one night only in 2013 later in 2015 returning to the theatre to play Grizabella in the revival of Cats and winning yet another award.
I’ve been lucky enough to interview Kerry Ellis six times over the years and she has always been hugely supportive of westendwilma.com. Take a look at my interviews with her August 2012, January 2013, January 2014, August 2014, February 2015, July 2015