Grease is the word for Peter Andre

TV personality and pop star Peter Andre is to star as Teen Angel in the UK and Ireland tour of Grease the Musical next year, writes Angie Cronin.

It will be the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s iconic musical and will be directed by Nikolai Foster with choreography by former Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips.

The tour will open at Leeds Grand Theatre on June 19 and will be there until July 20 before heading to the Cliffs Pavilion, Southend (July 23-27), Sunderland Empire (July 30-August 3), Birmingham Hippodrome (August 13-24), King’s Theatre, Glasgow (August 27-31), Curve, Leicester (September 3-14), Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin (September 17-28), New Theatre, Oxford (October 1-5) and Churchill Theatre, Bromley (October 8-12).

Andre will appear at certain performances in Leeds, Southend, Sunderland, Birmingham, Leicester, Dublin, Oxford and Bromley.

Picture credit: Hugo Glendinning.