TV Actors on Stage in the West End

You are guaranteed a show to remember from any of the exceptional offerings in London’s West End. The stage talent is renowned globally, and even if you don’t recognise the names you will remember the performances.

However there are some shows which boast some more familiar faces from popular culture. You don’t need to turn on your TV to se
e these talents in action, you can catch them live on the West End.

Jade Ewen

Her TV work has seen her on household shows such as Casualty and The Bill since graduating from the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre school, but Jade’s biggest accomplishment was as one member of the trio Sugababes. She also represented the UK in the Eurovision song contest, with a song penned by the famous Andrew Lloyd Webber.

After receiving rave reviews for her Regent’s Park open air theatre performance as Clara she then took to the stage in ‘In the Heights’, receiving yet more praise.

She is now showcasing her talents as Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin at the Prince Edward theatre.

The Show

1024px-Aladdin_GenieAladdin is a Tony Award nominated stage show of the famous Disney classic Aladdin, which tells the tale of a young street urchin who falls in love with Jasmine, a princess. A lost hope it may seem, but Aladdin has a lamp and a genie who can help him on this now classic journey.

The show is brought to stage by Disney on Broadway – who have been the force behind other theatre classics such as Mary Poppins, Tarzan and the Lion King – a total of eight full productions brought from Disney movie classics to the stages.

Aladdin – Quick Facts

  • The show features 337 costumes, all hand crafted from fabric sourced from around the world.
  • One costume had over 1400 Swarovski crystals sewn on by hand.
  • The show encompasses some impressive special effects including the appearance of the genie and the famous magic carpet ride.

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