Prenger to star in UK tour of Monty Python’s Spamalot

Oliver star Jodie Prenger is starring as the Lady of Lake in Monty Python’s Spamalot, which is entering on its first UK tour this in May 2010.

Jodie Prenger was born Blackpool, Lancashire is an English actress and singer. She was the winner of BBC talent show-themed television series I’d Do Anything on 31 May 2008. She was also the winner of the second series of The Biggest Loser on Living in 2006. As of 2009 she is a panelist on daytime show Loose Women.

Monty Python’s Spamalot tour will open at the New Wimbledon theatre from 29 May to 5 June, before continuing on tour around the UK. After London run tour will be performing at Nottingham, Glasgow, Brighton, Bromley, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Southampton, Stoke, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Cardiff, Bristol, Woking, Sunderland, Edinburgh, Oxford, Torquay, York and Milton Keynes and Birmingham.

Actor and Comedian Omid Djalili ‘Fagin’ in Olivier! from 20 July 2009

Actor and comedian Omid Djalili will be the next star to play ‘Fagin’ in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane from Monday 20 July 2009.

Omid Djalili is an award-winning British-Iranian actor/comedian. Not only acclaimed as one of Britain’s funniest stand up comedians, he has also featured in films including ‘The Mummy’, ‘Gladiator’, ‘Spy Game’, ‘Modigliani’, ‘Sky Captain & The World of Tomorrow’, ‘Casanova’, and will soon be seen in ‘The Allottment’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean III’. On TV he did two seasons of ‘Small Potatoes’ on Channel 4. In the States he signed a talent holding deal with NBC in 2002 and co-starred with Whoopi Goldberg in her sitcom  ‘Whoopi’ which ran from 2003-04. Most recently Omid has been commissioned to do his own series for BBC1, ‘The Omid Djalili Show’ to be seen in 2007.

Cameron Mackintosh presents his triumphant new staging of Lionel Bart’s masterpiece Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, which was last seen at the Palladium in 1994. Oliver! is one of the most beloved British musicals, vividly bringing to life Dickens’ timeless characters with its ever popular story of the boy who asked for more.

Winner of BBC reality show ‘I’d Do Anything’ Jodie Prenger will continue to play ‘Nancy’ until to 12 Dec 2009.

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