Thursday 13 June 2019
The producers of Dolly Parton’s 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL announced today that Louise Redknapp will play ‘Violet Newstead’, Amber Davies ‘Judy Bernly’ and Brian Conley ‘Franklin Hart’ when the smash hit musical plays Milton Keynes Theatre in September.
Louise Redknapp is currently playing the role of Violet Newstead in the West End production of the show. She most recently starred as ‘Sally Bowles’ in the national tour of “Cabaret” and in 2016 she reached the final of “Strictly Come Dancing”. As a musician Louise has sold millions of records. She was a member of the band Eternal before embarking on a highly successful solo career, with her first live shows in 15 years selling out all over the UK.
Amber Davies is currently playing the role of Judy Bernly in the West End production of the show. She graduated in 2016 with a Diploma in Musical Theatre from the Urdang Academy. Her credits whilst training include “Bring It On”, “My Favourite Year” and “Memphis”. In 2017 Amber was the winner of the hit ITV reality series “Love Island”.
Brian Conley is currently playing the role of Franklin Hart in the West End production of the show. His many West End credits include ‘Edna Turnblad’ in “Hairspray” at the Shaftesbury Theatre, ‘Caractacus Potts’ in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at the London Palladium, the title role in “Jolson” at the Victoria Palace and ‘Bill’ in “Me and My Girl” at the Adelphi Theatre. His touring credits include the title role in “Barnum” and ‘Fagin’ in “Oliver!”. Brian’s TV credits include “An Audience with Brian Conley”, “The Grimleys” and “The Brian Conley Show”, all for ITV.