X Factor star is Alex the Lion in Madagascar musical

Madagascar – The Musical has confirmed that Matt Terry, winner of the X Factor 2016 will continue in the role of Alex the Lion on the UK tour for 2019, writes Angie Cronin.

Jo Parsons, Brandon Gale, Antoine Murray-Straughan, Timmika Ramsay, Jamie Lee-Morgan, Shane McDaid, Laura Johnson, Jessica Niles, Victoria Boden, Matthew Pennington and Darren John will also continue on the 2019 tour.

From January 2019, it will visit Grimsby, Liverpool, Reading, York, Leicester, Woking, the Wirral, Dublin, Malvern, Inverness, Belfast, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Eastbourne, Swansea and Hull.

Based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – The Musical follows the main characters from the movie as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

Madagascar – The Musical is brought to life by Selladoor Family, the producers behind James And The Giant Peach, Seussical and The Owl And The Pussycat and Hartshorn – Hook, producers of the Olivier Award-winning Rotterdam, Murder Ballad, Urinetown and American Idiot.

Production picture by Tristram Kenton. Home page image: Scott Rylander.