Oliver!

Peter played Fagin at The Curve in Leicester.

The Leicester Curve’s new production of Oliver! featured Peter in the role of Fagin last Christmas.

Paul Kerryson directed a new production of Lionel Bart’s multi award-winning musical. Peter Polycarpou played the role of Fagin. Cat Simmons played the role of Nancy until Sat 2 Jan. Laura Pitt-Pulford, who played Maria in Curve’s 2014 Christmas production of The Sound of Music, took over the role of Nancy until its conclusion on 23rd Jan. Oliver Boot plays Bill Sikes. They are joined by Jenna Boyd (Widow Corney), James Gant (Mr Bumble), John Griffiths (Mr Brownlow), Natalie Moore-Williams (Mrs Sowerberry & Mrs Bedwin), Lucy Thomas (Bet) and Jez Unwin (Mr Sowerberry & Grimwig. The cast also includes Cassie Clare, Jaye Elster, Ross Lee Fowkes, Ryan Gover, Ian Gareth-Jones, Emma Harrold, Tim Hodges, Bethany Linsdell, Sarah-Marie Maxwell, Louis Stockil and Dickie Wood.

As Fagin Curve Theatre Leicester, photograph by Pamela Raith
As Fagin Curve Theatre Leicester, photographs of the production by Pamela Raith
Oliver! Curve Theatre Leicester
Oliver! Curve Theatre Leicester
Oliver! Curve Theatre Leicester
Oliver! Curve Theatre Leicester

The cast included Cat Simmons and Laura Pitt-Pulford sharing the role of Nancy.

Read the Observer review

BOOK, MUSIC & LYRICS BY LIONEL BART
DIRECTOR PAUL KERRYSON
ORCHESTRAL ARRANGEMENT BY
WILLIAM DAVID BROHN

The creative team included…

CHOREOGRAPHER ANDREW WRIGHT
MUSICAL DIRECTOR BEN ATKINSON
SET DESIGNER MATT KINLEY
COSTUME DESIGNER TAKIS
LIGHTING DESIGNER BRUNO POET
SOUND DESIGNER AVGOUSTOS PSILLAS
CHILDREN’S CASTING DIRECTOR
JO HAWES
ASSOCIATE CHILDREN’S CHOREOGRAPHER
JAYE ELSTER

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