Jinkies! The all-new family musical, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES presented by Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Life Like Touring, announces the cast for its West End debut. Featuring everyone’s favourite characters from one of television’s longest-running animated series, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES is set to thrill audiences at the London Palladium, the home of family entertainment, from Thursday 18 until Sunday 21 August. Tickets are on sale now.
After receiving over 1200 casting submissions, the ghost-busting Mystery Inc. gang for the London Palladium features Charlie Bull (Elf the Musical, Legally Blonde the Musical, Singin in the Rain, Disney’s Cinderella film) as DAPHNE, Chris Warner Drake (Chicago, Ghost – Asia Tour, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) as FRED, Rebecca Withers (The Kissing Dance, Flight) as VELMA, Charlie Haskins (Macbeth – UK Tour, The Last Days of Mankind) as SHAGGY and Joe Goldie (Disneyland Paris) as the lovable SCOOBY-DOO. Completing the West End cast are John McManus (Top Hat, Sweeney Todd, Cats), Kate England (Rent, To Kill A Mockingbird), Matt Parsons (The Sound of Music, The Canterbury Tales – EU Tour) and Martin Neely (Les Misérables, Mary Poppins – National Tour, Shakespeare in Love film).
In this exciting new production, Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. Gang have been called upon to help solve an epic mystery. A trouble-making ghost is haunting the London Palladium and Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and Scooby-Doo are on their way in the Mystery Machine to crack the case. With crazy ghosts, perplexing puzzles, and an abundance of Scooby Snacks, it’s Scooby-Doo and his friends at their best, solving mysteries wherever they go.
SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES features big musical numbers, including the popular Scooby-Doo theme song “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?” alongside original groovy tunes such as “Round Every Corner” and “We’re Mystery Inc.” Filled with wacky new characters and uproarious antics, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES has young audiences on the edge of their seats in traditional Scooby-Doo fashion from the moment the lights go down.