West End legend Sharon D Clarke joins the new cast of Hairspray alongside comedy star Phill Jupitus and pop icon, Belinda Carlisle

Published: Tuesday, October 6, 2009 8:45 PM
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The new cast will start performances from 26 October.


Olivier Award nominee Sharon D Clarke is a prolific West End, television and radio star and recording artist. Her stage credits include “Chicago”, “We Will Rock You”, “The Lion King”, “Rent” and “Guys & Dolls” as well as many productions at the Hackney Empire.


On television she has appeared in “The Singing Detective”, “Waking The Dead”, “The Crust” and she played Dr Lolo Griffin on BBC 1’s “Holby City” for more than three years.


She also appeared as a judge on the hugely successful “Last Choir Standing” for the BBC in 2008. She has appeared on many chart singles as a guest vocalist, including Going Back To My Roots (with FPI Project) and I Wanna Give You Devotion (with Nomad).




Related links

ATN interview with Sharon D Clarke, Once on this Island




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