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Sweeney Todd


Wednesday 2nd October, 2013


The hugely successful Sweeney Todd was performed at the Frome Memorial Theatre from 2nd to 5th October 2013.

In the media

Frome Times - FAOS presents Sweeney Todd
Somerset Standard - Davey follows in the steps of Depp for Sweeney Todd


Also, please see the promotional video


Unanimously acclaimed by the critics as one of Stephen Sondheim's most powerful scores, this black comedy concerns the infamous homicidal career of Sweeney, the unjustly exiled barber who returns to 19th century London seeking revenge against the lecherous judge who coveted his young wife and falsely imprisoned him. Cheated of his revenge against the Judge, Sweeney's thirst for blood soon expands to include his unfortunate customers, and - with the aid of his razor - he exacts a far more terrible revenge, cheerfully helped by Mrs. Lovett, who is delighted to give new life to her flavourless meat pies!


Sophisticated, macabre, visceral and uncompromising, Sweeney Todd mixes intense drama with dark humour: - audiences find themselves laughing one moment, and gasping in surprise at the next....


*Please kindly note that we recommend this show for 16 years and over as it contains scenes that may cause distress / scenes of a 'dark nature'.


Sweeney Todd Cast List


SWEENEY TODD - Davey Evans
MRS LOVETT - Teresa Bray
ANTHONY HOPE - Ellis Dackombe
JOHANNA - Jasmine Shillabeer
BEGGAR WOMAN - Suzy Howlett
JUDGE TURPIN - Andrew Carpenter
BEADLE BAMFORD - Kevin Withers
ADOLFO PIRELLI - Ben Hardy-Phillips
TOBIAS RAGG - Dillon Berry


Chorus

Joni Carpenter, Matt Chilvers, Katina Collins, Tabitha Cox, Sue Crocker, Alan Didymus, Marie George, Travis Gunning-Andrews, Abi Holmes, Neil Howlett, Clare Ibittson, Lisa Kendall, Sally Langley, Vic May, Lauren Medway, Daisy Mercedes, Amy Morgan-Bell, Nevil Poole, Hannah Rusbridger, Andy Tawse, Jack Walker, Hollie White, Rosalind Wilkinson, Harley Wye, George Langley.

 

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