Bonnie Langford has been cast as Roz Keith in the West End production of 9 To 5 The Musical, joining the previously announced Louise Redknapp as Violet Newstead, Amber Davies as Judy Bernly, Natalie McQueen as Doralee Rhodes and Brian Conley as Franklin Hart. The musical will run at London’s Savoy Theatre, London for a strictly limited season from 28 January to 31 August 2019.
The cast also includes Victoria Anderson, Alexander Bartles, Ashley Campbell, Simon Campbell, Rhiane Drummond, Demmileigh Foster, Llandyll Gove, Lucinda Lawrence, Jenny Legg, Christopher Jordan Marshall, Natasha Mould, Sean Needham, Jon Reynolds, James Royden-Lyley, Giles Surridge, Sasha Wareham and Emily Woodford.
Bonnie Langford was most recently seen as Carmel Kazemi in EastEnders for which she won a 2015 British Soap Award. She can currently be seen as Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Her other West End credits include the original cast of Cats, Me and My Girl, Sweet Charity, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Spamalot. She played Roxie Hart in Chicago at both the Adelphi and Cambridge Theatres as well as on Broadway. Her touring credits include Fosse, Guys and Dolls and 9 To 5 The Musical. She appeared in the 2006 series of ITV1’s Dancing On Ice, skating her way to the final and returning for the All-Stars season in 2014.
9 To 5 The Musical features a book by Patricia Resnick, the film’s original screenwriter, and an original Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award-nominated score by country legend and pop icon Dolly Parton.
It tells the story of Doralee, Violet and Judy – three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Concocting a plan to kidnap and turn the tables on their despicable supervisor, will the girls manage to reform their office – or will events unravel when the CEO pays an unexpected visit?
The production is directed by Jeff Calhoun, with choreography by Lisa Stevens, design by Tom Rogers, lighting design by Howard Hudson, musical supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Mark Crossland, musical direction by Andrew Hilton and casting by Victoria Roe.