NEWS: Killian Donnelly & Matt Henry return for filming of West End Kinky Boots

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The London production of Kinky Boots, an award-winning hit with audiences since it opened in September 2015, will be filmed later this month for future worldwide screening.

Original West End cast members Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry will return to play the roles of Charlie and Lola respectively from Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 November 2018 whilst filming takes place. Both actors were nominated for an Olivier Award whilst in the production with Matt Henry winning the Olivier Award for Best Actor in A Musical for his portrayal of Lola.

After celebrating its third birthday in the West End in September, Kinky Boots will play its final performance at London’s Adelphi Theatre on 12 January 2019 after over 1,400 performances.

The cast for the final London performances includes Abbey Addams, Jak Allen-Anderson, Jed Berry, Louis Clarke-Clare, Momar Diagne, Daniel Downing, David Haydn, Cordelia Farnworth, Jemal Felix, Jordan Fox, Rossie Glossop, Robert Grose, Keith Higham, Ben Jennings, Robert Jones, Graham Kent, Suzie McAdam, Natalie McQueen, Sean Needham, Emma Odell, Christopher Parkinson, Hannah Price, Anthony Reed, Simon-Anthony Rhoden, Jon Reynolds, Tom Scanlon, Oliver Tompsett, Anna Stolli and Olivia Winterflood.

Kinky Boots is also on an extensive UK tour through to November 2019. The tour is currently at Manchester Opera House until 1 December, followed by Edinburgh Playhouse from 10 December to 5 January 2019 and will then visit major cities including Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool.

Since opening on Broadway in 2013, Kinky Boots has become an international hit with productions having played in Canada, Australia, Germany and Japan.

With a book by Harvey Fierstein, songs by Cyndi Lauper and direction and choreography Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots has won three Olivier Awards in 2016 and also won the London Evening Standard BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical.

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