Song and dance based loosely on the T.S.Elliot poems Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
. The plot is that all the cats are gathering for the Jellicle Ball at which one will be bestowed with an extra life. All the performers are cats in a outsize alley which takes over the whole auditorium. The show has a loose story but is essentially a series of pieces about the individual cats, their personalities and their lives. During the interval there is a chance for younger members of the audience to meet a cat and get an autograph. Time Out called it the dancing moggie show
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.Performers Beverley Knight (Grizabella not Nov 13/16/17 Dec 1/11 and mid-week matinees), Jack Butterworth (Rumpus/Alonzo), Danielle Cato (Cassandra), Javier Cid (Macavity/Admetus), Luke Cinque-White (Carbucketty), Emma Lee Clark (Bombalurina), Jon-Scott Clark (Bill Bailey), Gabrielle Cocca (Tantomile), Harry Francis (Mungojerrie), Tarryn Gee (Jemima), Evan James (Skimbleshanks), Matt Krzan (Munkustrap), Georgie Leatherland (Rumpelteazer), Adam Linstead (Old Deuteronomy), Paul F Monaghan (Gus/Growltiger/Bustopher Jones), Jane Quinn (Jennyanydots), Mark John Richardson (Quaxo/Mistoffelees), Clare Rickard (Jellylorum), Jordan Shaw (Pouncival), Hannah Kenna Thomas (Victoria/ White Cat), James Titchener (Coricopat), Marcquelle Ward (Tugger), Anna Woodside (Demeter), Megan Armstrong (swing), Lindsay Atherton (swing), Lucy Brushett (swing), Oliver Ramsdale (swing), Alex Pinder (swing), Barry Haywood (swing), Madalena Alberto (alternate Grizabella).
Author Andrew Lloyd Webber. Author Trevor Nunn. Author Richard Stilgoe. Producer The Really Useful Group Limited. Director Trevor Nunn. Design John Napier. Choreographer Gillian Lynne.