The Cast

Kay Shepherd


trained at Laine Theatre Arts. Her work includes: The Bartered Bride (RCM); Ladies Down Under (Hull Truck Theatre Company); Bouncers, Jack and the Beanstalk, Humpty Dumpty, Dick Turpin, Sinbad the Sailor, Three Men in a Boat (York Theatre Royal); A Night at the Chinese Opera and The Baker's Wife (RAM); Putting It Together (Library Theatre, Manchester); Showcase 2009 (National Opera Studio); Orpheus at the Opera (Orpheus Trust at the Linbury Studio); Oklahoma! for the NYMT (Peacock Theatre/Waterfront Hall, Belfast/Cardiff International Festival of Music Theatre). Other credits include: the highly acclaimed West End production of Bugsy Malone; Whistle Down the Wind (Sadler's Wells/Edinburgh Festival Theatre/ WYP); Oliver! (Edinburgh Festival Fringe); The Wizard of Oz (Theatre Royal Bath/Octagon Theatre, Yeovil); also direction for Creation by Richard Taylor, which toured English and Scottish cathedrals; and choreography for The Palace in the Sky (ENO Baylis). She has also taught at many schools including: the Royal Ballet School and the Royal Academy of Dance. For Opera North: Ruddigore.

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Leeds Grand Theatre
Wed 13 – Sat 23 May 2015
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Norwich Theatre Royal
Thu 28 – Sat 30 May 2015
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Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Tue 2 – Sat 6 June 2015
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Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
Wed 10 – Sat 13 June 2015
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The Cast - view all

Billy Bigelow - Keith Higham
Julie Jordan - Gillene Butterfield
Carrie Pipperidge - Aoife O'Sullivan
Enoch Snow - Joe Shovelton
Nettie Fowler - Yvonne Howard
Jigger Craigin - Stuart Neal
Mrs Mullin - Michele Moran

Creative Team - view all

Conductor - James Holmes
Director - Jo Davies
Set & Costume Designer - Anthony Ward
Choreographer - Kay Shepherd
Choreographer (Ballet) - Kim Brandstrup
Lighting Designer - Bruno Poet
Video Designer - Andrzej Goulding

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