Jayne will be appearing as Julie Saunders in the new London production of Bad Girls the Musical!
Based on characters from the award-winning and popular TV drama (including Shell Dockley, Denny Blood, Nikki Wade and the Two Julies!), the production runs at the Union Theatre from 9 March to 2 April with its press night on 11 March.
With a book by Maureen Chadwick and Ann McManus, music and lyrics by Kath Gotts, Bad Girls is set in the fictional HMP Parkhall. This production is directed by Will Keith, choreographed by Jo McShane and has musical direction by Alex Bellamy. Additional creative team are Designer Jess Phillips, Lighting Designer Jack Weir and Producer and Directing Associate Sasha Regan.
The musical was originally directed by Maggie Norris, with orchestrations by Martin Koch and ran in London’s West End in 2007.
Casting: Ceili O’Connor (as Nikki Wade), Sinead Long (Shell Dockley), Christine Holman (Yvonne Atkins), Imelda Warren-Green (Denny Blood), Livvy Evans (Crystal Gordon), Jayne Ashley (Julie Saunders), Catherine Digges (Julie Johnston), Sarah Goggin (Rachel Hicks), Francine Rowan (Noreen Biggs), Gareth Davies (Jim Fenner), Tori Hargreaves (Helen Stewart), Perry Meadowcroft (Justin Mattison) and Maggie Robson (Sylvia ‘Bodybag’ Hollamby. In the ensemble are Amy Christen-Ford, Meg McCarthy, Eloise Davies and Melissa Po.
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