New Cast and Performance Schedule for Hairspray

HAIRSRAY at The Shaftesbury Theatre has been extended until 24 Oct 2010  and the current performance schedule will change in November – There will be Sunday Matinees at 3pm from the 8th Nov 2009  (and no Monday evening performances from the 2nd Nov 2009).
Currently Starring Brian Conley

The new cast will start on the 26th October 2009 Phill Jupitus as “Edna Turnblad” and Belinda Carlisle as “Velma Von Tussle”.

‘The new cast has invigorated the show and made it one of the top “must see” musicals in London . Fun and funny the strong storyline and brilliant characters are brought to like by an energised and talented cast. It’s a riot!’ JAMES MAX , LBC 97.3

Brian Conley’s Edna generated the loudest laughs I’ve heard in any theatre for years! PAUL PHEAR, MAGIC 105.4

The best show on the West End stage LBC 97.3

Book Tickets for Hairspray at Shaftesbury Theatre

Hairspray the Musical – New Cast and Sunday Shows!

HAIRSPRAY, the smash hit musical comedy, is now playing in London’s West End. With standing ovations every night and unanimous critical acclaim, the show has broken box office records at the Shaftesbury Theatre! This ‘feel great show’ (Guardian), has recently been awarded Best Musical in the Olivier Awards 2008, the Critics Circle Awards 2008, the What’s on Stage Theatregoers Choice Awards 2008 and the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2007.


In a career spanning three decades Brian Conley has appeared in award-winning West End musicals and sitcoms, presented his own chat shows, recorded three albums and completed a number of sell-out tours of the UK, and is now dazzling as big, blonde and beautiful Edna Turnblad!

Chlöe Hart has just completed her training at the Guildford School of Acting on the BA Musical Theatre course, and is making her professional and West End debut as Tracy Turnblad!

Liam Tamne trained at Laine Theatre Arts and was in the West End production of Wicked. Liam is now Hairspray’s heart-throb Link Larkin.

Big Hair, Big Heart, Big Hit! You will laugh, you will scream, you might even shed a tear or two Daily Telegraph.

A feel-good romantic comedy – pulsating with musical excitement  Evening Standard.

Introducing new SUNDAY MATINEES!

From 8 November 2009, Hairspray will be performing on Sundays at 3pm! And as a special subscribers SUNDAY offer, book for one of our first 2 Sundays and get a programme signed by the Hairspray cast… for free! Call the box office and quote ‘Subscriber Sundays offer’.

Great dinner & show packages from £28.50