Darren Day to star as Tick in national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

David Ian Productions and the Ambassador Theatre Group are delighted to announce that Darren Day will star as ‘Tick’ in the international smash hit musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT in Woking from 15th February to 27th February 2016; Plymouth from 9th May to 14th May 2016 and Llandudno from 16th May to 21st May 2016.
Tour listings below.

Darren Day’s first theatre role was the title role in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, both in the West End and on tour internationally. His other West End theatre credits include ‘Danny’ in Grease; ‘Don’ in Summer Holiday and ‘Tony’ in Copacabana.

On tour, he has played the title role in Alfie, ‘Billy Bigelow’ in Carousel, ‘Pip’ inGreat Expectations, ‘Jesus’ in Godspell, ‘Frank N Furter’ in The Rocky Horror Show, ‘Cornelius’ in Hello Dolly and ‘Khashoggi’ in the Queen musical We Will Rock You. His TV credits include roles in Holby, Crime Stories, Doctors, The Bill,; Mile High and Hollyoaks. He is also well-known as a television presenter for shows including Just Kidding, Don’t Try This at Home, Clockwise, Teen Win Lose or Draw and You Bet!.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL currently stars Simon Green as ‘Bernadette’, Adam Bailey as ‘Felicia’ and Philip Childs as ‘Bob’. They are joined by: Richard Astbury; Rebecca Botterill; Matt Crandon; Peter Cumins; Amy Di Bartolomeo; Martin Harding; Lisa-Marie Holmes; Ricky Lee Loftus; Adam Lyons; Callum MacDonald; Laura Mansell; Catherine Mort; James Paul McAllister; Robin Mills; Craig Ryder; Naomi Slights and Julie Yammanee.

Get ready for the ride of your life! Based on the movie, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of outrageous costumes and a hit parade of dancefloor favorites including ‘Say a Little Prayer’, ‘Go West’, ‘Hot Stuff’ and ‘Always on My Mind’, this wildly fresh and funny new musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL originally opened in Australia and after a sell-out two year run, opened in London’s West End followed by Broadway in the United States. It has won numerous awards all over the world, including prestigious Olivier and Tony awards.

TOUR DATES 2015/2016
Please note that Duncan James, Jason Donovan and Darren Day play the role of ‘Tick’ at different venues. Full details with casting and tour schedule below.

2015
MONDAY 30 NOVEMBER – SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER
YORK GRAND OPERA HOUSE
www.atgtickets.com/venues/grand-opera-house-york
Jason Donovan as Tick.

TUESDAY 15 DECEMBER 2015 – SATURDAY 2 JANUARY 2016
EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE
www.atgtickets.com/venues/edinburgh-playhouse
Jason Donovan as Tick.
Jason Donovan will not be performing on Thursday 24 or Saturday 26 December 2015.

2016
TUESDAY 12 JANUARY – SATURDAY 16 JANUARY
WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE CARDIFF
www.wmc.org.uk
Jason Donovan as Tick.

MONDAY 18 JANUARY – SATURDAY 23 JANUARY
NOTTINGHAM CONCERT HALL
www.trch.co.uk
Jason Donovan as Tick.

MONDAY 25 JANUARY – SATURDAY 30 JANUARY
LIVERPOOL EMPIRE
www.atgtickets.com/venues/liverpool-empire
Jason Donovan as Tick.

TUESDAY 1 FEBRUARY – SATURDAY 6 FEBRUARY
MILTON KEYNES THEATRE, MILTON KEYNES
http://www.atgtickets.com/venues/milton-keynes-theatre/
Jason Donovan as Tick.

MONDAY 8 FEBRUARY – SATURDAY 13 FEBRUARY
THEATRE ROYAL, NORWICH
www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk
Jason Donovan as Tick. Please note Jason Donovan will not perform on Monday 8 February

MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY – SATURDAY 27 FEBRUARY
NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING
www.atgtickets.com/venues/new-victoria-theatre/
Darren Day as Tick.

MONDAY 29 FEBRUARY – SATURDAY 5 MARCH
HIS MAJESTY’S THEATRE, ABERDEEN
www.aberdeenperformingarts.com/
Casting to be announced soon

MONDAY 14 MARCH– SATURDAY 19 MARCH
CONGRESS THEATRE, EASTBOURNE
www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk
Duncan James as Tick.

MONDAY 21 MARCH– SATURDAY 26 MARCH
MARLOWE THEATRE, CANTERBURY
www.marlowetheatre.com
Duncan James as Tick.

TUESDAY 29 MARCH – SATURDAY 2 APRIL
KINGS THEATRE, GLASGOW
www.atgtickets.com/venues/kings-theatre
Duncan James as Tick.

MONDAY 4 APRIL – SATURDAY 9 APRIL
ROYAL & DERNGATE, NORTHAMPTON
www.royalandderngate.co.uk
Duncan James at Tick.

MONDAY 11 APRIL – SATURDAY 16 APRIL
TORQUAY PRINCESS THEATRE
www.atgtickets.com/torquay
Duncan James as Tick.

MONDAY 18 APRIL – SATURDAY 23 APRIL
THE HAWTH, CRAWLEY
www.hawth.co.uk
Duncan James at Tick.

MONDAY 25 APRIL – SATURDAY 30 APRIL
THE ORCHARD THEATRE, DARTFORD
www.orchardtheatre.co.uk
Duncan James as Tick.

MONDAY 2 MAY – SATURDAY 7 MAY
GRAN THEATRE WOLVERHAMPTON
www.grandtheatre.co.uk/
Casting to be announced soon

MONDAY 9 MAY – SATURDAY 14 MAY
THEATRE ROYAL PLYMOUTH
www.theatreroyal.com/
Darren Day as Tick.

ON SALE 10 DECEMBER
MONDAY 16 MAY – SATURDAY 21 MAY
VENUE CYMRU, LLANDUDNO
www.venuecymru.co.uk
Darren Day as Tick

MONDAY 23 MAY – SATURDAY 28 MAY
LYCEUM THEATRE, SHEFFIELD
www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/
Casting to be announced soon

MONDAY 30 MAY – SATURDAY 11 JUNE
BRISTOL HIPPODROME
www.atgtickets.com/venues/bristol-hippodrome/
Duncan James as Tick.

MONDAY 13 JUNE – SATURDAY 18 JUNE
NEW THEATRE, OXFORD
www.atgtickets.com/venues/new-theatre-oxford/
Duncan James as Tick.

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