Hannah Grover and Marc Pickering join Julie Atherton in JANUARY: THE MUSICAL REVUE

Julie Atherton is one of the West End’s most versatile entertainers, with a distinctive voice and unmatched comic timing.The Preston-born star is well known as a supporter of new writing in musical theatre. She’s always done the same in her recordings, and that continues in her latest album. ‘Rush of Life’. Best known for creating the roles of Kate Monster and Lucy the Slut in Avenue Q, and her role as Cathy in Jason Robert Brown’s The Last 5 Years, Julie is one of the most prolific and successful young musical theatre stars in the West End, having previously played Sophie in musical Mamma Mia! and Serena in Fame. She is also an experienced concert artist, having headlined numerous musical engagements at venues as diverse as the Donmar Warehouse and the Royal Albert Hall.

Hannah Grover’s theatre credits include Sarah the Blind Librarian in Toxic Avenger (Southwark playhouse); the title role in Cinderella, the World’s Biggest Pantomime (Birmingham Indoor Arena); Molly Jensen in Ghost the Musical, Eva Perron, opposite Marti Pellow as Che, in Evita (UK tour), Brooke Wyndham in Legally Blonde (UK tour); Sophie Sheirdan in Mamma Mia (West End) and the narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK tour).

Marc Pickering’s theatre credits include Toxic Avenger (Southwark Playhouse); Abanazar in Aladdin (Milton Keynes Theatre); Joseph Merrick in The Elephant Man (Trafalgar Studios) and The Long, the Short and the Tall (Pleasance Theatre). Film credits include starring opposite Helen Mirren and Julie Walters in Calendar Girls, Montparnasse in Tom Hooper’s 2012 reimagining of Les Misérables and playing opposite Johnny Depp in Sleepy Hollow. On television, Marc’s most significant role was R Wayne in Peter Kay’s 2008 talent show parody Britain’s Got the Pop Factor and Enoch ‘Nucky’ Thompson, in his younger years, in the fifth and final season of the HBO television series Boardwalk Empire.

JANUARY, a new musical revue explores the worst month of the year in all it’s glory – a time when everyone is colder, fatter and depressed that Christmas
is a gruelling 11 months away…

Don’t worry about all the food you ate over Christmas, a Dry-January will soon balance out the calories! You’ll get round to using that new gym membership tomorrow, and surely nobody will remember how embarrassing you were at the
Christmas party…

Featuring a live band and hilarious, uplifting new songs, this is the perfect show to kick- start your 2017 – and, who knows, it might even convince you that
January isn’t so bad after all…

On sale now