Cast members announced for the Wizard of Oz
Further members of the cast for the new production of the Wizard of Oz have been announced.
In addition to Michael Crawford - who has already been revealed to be performing as the Wizard - and Over the Rainbow winner Danielle Hope in the part of Dorothy, the actors playing several of the other leading characters have been revealed.
Hannah Waddingham will be taking on the role of the Wicked Witch of the West, while Edward Baker-Duly is to perform as the Tin Man.
David Ganly has been announced as the Lion, while Paul Keating will play the scarecrow.
The good witch Glinda will be played by Emily Tierney in the production which is set to begin on February 7th 2011 at the London Palladium Theatre.
To mark the opening of the musical, there will be a special gala performance held on February 15th in order to raise funds for charities Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital and Prostate UK.
By Jemma Howard