Janet Dibley became a household name in the 1980s, co-starring with Nicholas Lyndhurst in ITV’s primetime The Two of Us. She went on to star as Lorna Cartwright in Eastenders, ‘Carol McGarry’, the ‘Stick Insect’ in Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends, ‘Deborah Johnson’ in The Chase and most recently as ‘’Dr Elaine Cassidy in BBC’s Doctors, a role she played for over two years, and which also saw her writing for the show.
Her Theatre work includes ‘Sarah’ in Richard Eyre’s National Theatre Production of Guys and Dolls and ‘Julie Jordan’ in Stephen Pimlott’s Carousel at the Manchester Royal Exchange.
Nicholas was most recently seen on stage in the critically acclaimed production The Invisible at the Bush Theatre, London.
Prior to this he had appeared in MacBeth at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. Other theatre includes Soho Streets, Mela, Breakfast with Mugabe, A Sense of Justice, Mother Courage, King Lear, Hamlet and The Winter’s Tale.
Best known for his role in EastEnders. His other recent television work includes Siblings and Doctors, whilst past credits include Anubis House, Miranda, Law & Order:UK, Beautiful People, Scallywagga, Holby City, Heartburn Hotel, The Accused and Strike Force.
Trained at The Liverpool Theatre School, Graham has performed in the West End for over twenty five years in productions including They’re Playing Our Song, Pirates of Penzance, and as principal lead in Jukebox, Which Witch, Maddie, The Pajama Game (Dora Award ‘Best Actor’ nomination, Toronto) Les Misérables, Metropolis, Miss Saigon, High Society, Sunset Boulevard (playing opposite Petula Clark), and Ragtime, (Two nominations: the Laurence Olivier and The Whatsonstage Award for ‘Best Actor in a Musical’).
In 2014/15, Graham performed in Closer Than Ever at the Jermyn Street Theatre and House of Mirrors and Hearts at The Arcola Theatre, London.
– Young Jackie
Training: Arts Educational Schools London (BA Musical Theatre). Theatre credits: Cinderella, Cinderella (White Rock Theatre, Hastings), Handmaiden, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour), Margot/Cover and played Elle, Legally Blonde (Aberystwyth Arts Centre). Credits whilst training: Soloist, Friday Night is Music Night (BBC Radio), Vocalist, Kerry Ellis in Concert (London Palladium) and Olivier Awards (BBC Radio 2 and ITV).TV Appearances: Ballet Shoes (Granada TV). Recordings: The Snow Queen (Julian Gibbs).
Daisy made her West End debut at the age of 12 in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, London Palladium. Daisy thanks her family, Betty Wivell Academy, The BRIT School and Arts Educational Schools London for their support.
Michael studied Music at Trinity College Cambridge, before training on The Royal Academy of Music’s post-graduate Musical Theatre course, from which he graduated with distinction. Michael recently played Cyril in the From Page To Stage production of Five Children and It (director Michael Howcroft/Tristan Bates Theatre 2015).
Credits whilst training: Bernard in Fanaticals workshop (director Lottie Wakeham), Henry in Next To Normal (director Anna Linstrum), Larry in Closer (director Mia Soteriou), Painter/Communist; Bertrand in the UK premiere of Amour (director Hannah Chissick), Actor B in the Noel Coward cabaret A Talent To Amuse (director Philip Franks).
Sam trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and graduated with a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre. Sam was a finalist for the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year Award in 2014. Sam has also performed in An Evening Of Musical Theatre (House of Culture, Slovenia) as headline act and in The Royal Almeida Gala (The Almeida Theatre).
Theatre credits include: Eddie Small in The Glorious Damnation Of Eddie Small (Zut Alors Theatre); Pardoner in The Canterbury Tales (Parlon Film Company). Short film credits include: Raoul in A Student Film. Workshop credits include: Dean in Yellow Boots (Waterloo East Theatre).
Tricia Adele Turner
Tricia trained at ArtsEd, London.
Her theatre credits include Vivienne in Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre), Jane in Carnaby Street (UK tour), Laura in All the Fun of the Fair (Garrick Theatre), Teacher/Alternate Killer Queen in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), Alternate Mrs Lyons in Blood Brothers (Phoenix Theatre), Leading Lady in An Evening of Dirty Dancing (UK tour), They’re Playing Our Song (Menier Chocolate factory). Tricia appeared on the recordings ‘A Spoonful of Styles and Drewe’ (Spekulation Entertainment), and ‘All the Fun of the Fair’ with David Essex. Tricia recently dueted with Aimie Atkinson on her Album ’Step Inside Love’ (Jay Records).
Lori Haley Fox
Lori Haley Fox has performed both on Broadway, the West End and throughout Europe. Rosie in Mamma Mia! (Broadway), Sondheim: A Celebration (Lincoln Center, New York)
WEST END: Alternate Donna Mamma Mia!, Mrs Snoring Man in White Christmas. Lady In The
Dark (National Theatre), One Touch Of Venus (Opera House Studio, London), Bright Lights, Big City, Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall). UK TOUR: Marjorie Houseman in Dirty Dancing, Sylvia in Hot Flush, Margaret in 9to5, Alternate Anna & Lady Thiang in The King & I.
REGIONAL: Mrs Lottie Hardy in Sons of the Desert, Velma in Hairspray, Mother Superior in Sister Act, Svetlana in Chess. GERMANY: Christine in The Phantom Of The Opera and Jellorum in Cats. Sound of Music Live (ITV), Mamma Mia! The Movie and The Day of The Grackle, winner of five Short-Film Festival awards.
Training: Arts Educational School Tring Theatre includes:
Show Boat (Sheffield Crucible Theatre); Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); Anything Goes (Sheffield Crucible/UK Tour); Performer in Kate Bush Before the Dawn (Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith); Oliver! (Sheffield Crucible Theatre); Merrily We Roll Along (Harold Pinter Theatre); Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Arena Tour); Wonderful Town (UK Tour); Pippin (Menier Chocolate Factory); Chicago (Adelphi & Cambridge Theatre); Bells Are Ringing (Union Theatre); Priscilla (Palace Theatre); Imagine This (New London Theatre); Dirty Dancing (Aldwiych Theatre); Footloose (UK Tour & Novello; On The Town (ENO); Mathew Bourne’s Swan Lake (International Tour).
Gemma began her training at London Studio Centre, graduating in July 2015 with a first class honours degree in Dance Theatre. Credits whilst training include Dance Overtures and performances as part of musical theatre company Seedtime. She has just completed a season in Disneyland Paris as lead vocalist in Frozen, Chantons La Reine des Neiges, and is now thrilled to be back in the UK and part of Jackie The Musical.
Training: Bird College.
Theatre: Wolf in Red Riding Hood- the Musical (Pleasance), Understudy Harry, Bill, Sam in Mamma Mia! (Novello), Amos Hart in Chicago (Curve, Leicester), Ru & Understudy Charlie Kringas in Merrily We Roll Along (Menier Chocolate Factory & Harold Pinter), Understudy Wizard & Uncle Henry in Wizard of Oz (Palladium), Understudy Herman in Sweet Charity (Haymarket), Mary Poppins (UK Tour), Goody & Understudy Joe Vegas in Fame (European Tour), Miss Saigon (UK Tour).
Workshops: The American Clock (National Theatre, London), My Land’s Shore (RADA Studios).
Dominic Adam Griffin
Dominic trained at the Arts Educational Schools, London.
Credits include: Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk at The Garrick Theatre (Lichfield), Ensemble in Ultimate Broadway (China), and he was Wishee Washee in Aladdin (Newbury).
Credits whilst training: Eva’s Brother in Evita, Ensemble/Cover Shinn/Quartet Swing in The Music Man, Vocalist with Kerry Ellis: Live at the Palladium, Backing singer at Go Local! Festival at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 2013.
Dominic is a keen writer of music and is also working on a musical alongside his career. Dominic would like to thank his incredible family, friends and partner for their support.
Liam Paul Jennings
– Dance Captain/Swing
Liam trained at The Hammond School from aged 10 to 19 graduating with a National Diploma in Musical Theatre. He joins the cast of Jackie the Musical having just completed a run in Sinatra at the London Palladium (West End).
Theatre credits include: Big Deal/1st Cover Chino in West Side Story (UK Tour), Swan Lake (English National Ballet), Snow White (Norwich), L’Orfeo (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) and Her Benny (ABD Productions).
Other credits include: Britain’s Brilliant Prodigies (Finalist – ITV). Liam has also performed in various productions for Royal Caribbean and onboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2. Liam is delighted to be joining the cast of Jackie and would like to thank his family and friends for their continued support.
Ricky is from New York, where he proudly graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Credits Include: “Snow White and The 7 Dwarfs” (Prince, Llandudno Cymru), “Godspell in Concert” (Ensemble, UK Tour) “Copacabana” (Rico Castelli), “See Rock City and Other Destinations” (Tour Guide), “The Last Five Years” (Jamie Wellerstein), “[title of show]” (Hunter, UK Premiere), “Martian Manhunter Lives” (Bill), “Asylum” (Kevin, NYC Premiere), “Jesus Christ Superstar” (Apostle / Roman Guard), “Thursford Christmas Spectacular”, “The Twelve Irish Tenors”.
Thanks to his family, friends, and his agents at Access Artiste Management for their support and encouragement.
Lacy trained at Bird College and obtained a BA Honours in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre. Her credits whilst training include ‘Pitti Sing’ in Hot Mikado, performing at Move It exhibitions and a featured soloist in the Bird College Summer Shows. Professional credits include Jackie The Musical (Gardyne Theatre) and Mother Goose (Salisbury Playhouse).
Lacy is delighted to be joining the Cast of Jackie The Musical especially after her involvement in the original production in Dundee. Lacy would also like to take this opportunity to thank her family for their continued love and support.
Trained at Elmhurst School of Dance & Performing Arts.
Theatre credits include Ensemble in Singin’ in the Rain (Kilworth House Theatre); Choreographer, Aladdin (Tastic Entertainment); Ensemble/Cover Wicked Queen Snow White (First Family, Manchester Opera House); Ensemble/Cover Fairy Godmother Cinderella (Evolution, The Hawth); Ensemble The Merry Widow (London City Opera, US tour); Ensemble/Dance Captain Dick Whittington (Qdos, Kings Theatre, Edinburgh) and Ensemble in Abbadabbadoo and Children of the Light (BOP Productions); Crystal Cruises as Dance Captain, Singer/Dancer and Artistic Director of World Cruise Entertainment where she choreographed and directed shows and assisted with casting and audition tours.
Laura is delighted to embark on her first UK tour with Jackie The Musical.
Anna graduated from Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Theatre credits include: Princess, Sing-A-Long-A-Frozen (Tour), Vocalist, Jingle Bell Christmas (The Royal Albert Hall); Vocalist, Classical Spectacular (The Royal Albert Hall); Lead Vocalist, Sensatori (European Tour); Thea, Spring Awakening (The Broadway Theatre); Consuelo, West Side Story (The Sage, Gateshead); Welcoming The World (National Youth Theatre & National Theatre); Donna, Death (Avondale Theatre). Film credits include: Northern Soul (Stubborn Heart Productions); Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part Two (Warner Brothers). Anna has also choreographed an episode of TOWIE and was a featured dancer for Plan B – Live at the O2.
Training: Bird College
Theatre credits include: Aladdin, Mansfield Palace Theatre, Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance (original UK cast), White Christmas (original UK cast), The Go!Go!Go! Show, (Garrick Theatre London).
TV credits include: Nick Jr UK. Bedtime Story (Presenter), Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards, Go!Go!Go! Music Videos (Nick Jr), Maurie Lloyd (Channel 4) Blue Peter (BBC).
Other credits: Headline act Universal Music (Malaysia) British Summertime (Hyde Park London) Radio Go!Go!Go! (Shepherds Bush Empire).
Gemma represented Great Britain in the Music Is Great Campaign in Malaysia. She also dances regularly for the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Acting Credits include: ‘Dirty Dancing’ (London), ’The Night Before Christmas’ (London) ‘Oklahoma!’ (UK Tour), ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ (UK Tour), ‘Westside Story’ (Cyprus), ‘The Sound of Music’ (Cyprus), ‘White Christmas’ (European Premiere) ‘Aladdin’ (Pleasance Theatre,London).
As Assistant/Associate Director, Adam recently completed ‘Gods and Monsters’ (World Premiere) at the Southwark Playhouse
As Director, ‘Edges” at Tabard Theatre, ‘Distant Echoes’ at The Brockley Jack.
Anthony trained at Bird College.
Theatre Credits include: Ensemble/ u/s Aladdin in ‘Aladdin’ (Qdos, Southampton Mayflower), Billies Babes/ Ensemble in ‘Closer To Heaven’ (The Union Theatre), Bun Foo/ Ensemble in ”Thoroughly Modern Millie” (The Landor Theatre, London), Mr Mistoffelees in “CATS” (Royal Caribbean International / RUG), Ensemble in “Come Fly With Me” (Royal Caribbean International).
Other credits include: Featured dancer in “The Mountbatten Music Festival” (Royal Albert Hall), Dancer in ”Move It!” (London Olympia).
Credits whilst in training: Ensemble in “42nd Street” (Gardyne Theatre, Dundee) and “Bye Bye Birdie” (Nick French), Ensemble in “Peter Pan” and “Sleeping Beauty (Qdos / One From The Heart).
Training: Mountview, where she appeared as Kate in ‘The Match Girls’ M.D Tom Kelly and ‘Light In The Piazza’ dir Michael Fentiman, choreographer Sam Spencer-Lane. Professional credits include: ‘There’ll Always Be An England’ Bricklane Music Hall. M.D Kate Young. ‘Closer Than Ever’ Cheltenham Playhouse, M.D Gareth Ellis, dir Sheila Mander. ‘Hansel and Gretel’ Hertford Theatre, dir Rhys Thomas and ‘How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying’ Rose and Crown. Cabaret: ‘A Night At The Musicals’ Ted Uk. Guest Entertainer for Princess Cruises and The London ShowBoat. Film: ‘The Harry Hill Movie’ dir Steve Bendelack. Hayley-Jo is most known for her TV portrayal of the short-sighted Zumba instructor in The Specsavers Bingo advert.