Duncan James as ‘Tick’ in Priscilla Queen of the Desert

David Ian Productions and the Ambassador Theatre Group are delighted to announce that Duncan James will star as Tick in the international smash hit musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at The Hawth Crawley from Monday 18 – Saturday 23 April 2016.

As one quarter of the pop band Blue, Duncan James has sold over 16 million records, had three number one albums and forty number one singles, worldwide. His stage credits include playing Warner Huntington III in the West End production of Legally Blonde and Billy Flynn in Chicago. He was also a finalist on ITV1’s Dancing on Ice.

Joining James are Simon Green as Bernadette, Adam Bailey as Felicia and Philip Childs as Bob. Green’s most recent stage credits include Bruce Ismay in Titanic (both in Toronto and at the Southwark Playhouse); The World Goes Round at the Union Theatre and Monsieur André in The Phantom of The Opera on tour. Bailey most recently appeared as Espresso in the German production of Starlight Express. His other theatre credits include Mary Sunshine in Chicago at Leicester Curve and Alan in Bare at the Greenwich Theatre. Childs played the role of Bob on the 2013 tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. He is currently appearing as Doctor Dillamond, in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria. Other recent theatre credits include Alan Bennett’s People and The Habit of Art at the National Theatre. 

They are joined by: Richard Astbury; Rebecca Botterill; Matt Crandon; Peter Cumins; Amy Di Bartolomeo; Martin Harding; Lisa-Marie Holmes; Ricky Lee Loftus; Adam Lyons; Callum MacDonald; Laura Mansell; Catherine Mort; James Paul McAllister; Robin Mills; Craig Ryder; Naomi Slights and Julie Yammanee.

Get ready for the ride of your life! Based on the movie, Pricsilla Queen of the Desert, the show is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends, who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship, and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of.

With a dazzling array of outrageous costumes and a hit parade of dance floor favourites, including Say a Little Prayer, Go West, Hot Stuff and Always on My Mind, this wildly fresh and funny new musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL originally opened in Australia and, after a sell-out two year run, opened in London’s West End, followed by Broadway in the United States. It has won numerous awards all over the world, including prestigious Olivier and Tony awards.

Tickets are available from The Hawth Box Office on 01293 553636 and at www.hawth.co.uk.

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