Wedding Singer, Running Wild, Gateau Chocolat, Alice In Wonderland

The Wedding Singer - tour starts 10 February

The show The Wedding Singer is based on the 1998 hit film by Tim Herlihy starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.

The show has music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin and a book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy. It will be directed and choreographed by Nick Winston.

The Wedding Singer stars Dancing on Ice: Champion of Champions' Ray Quinn as Glen and Jon Robyns as Robbie Hart; Robyns's credits include Legally Blonde and Sister Act.

X Factor finalist Cassie Compton, whose stage credits include American Psycho plays Julia and Emmerdale's Roxanne Pallett, whose stage credits include The Rocky Horror Picture Show and On The Piste, plays Holly.

The role of Grandma Rosie will be taken by Ruth Madoc and Barbara Rafferty, and Tara Verloop and Nadia Forde will play Linda. Check cast at time of booking. Samuel Holmes will play George.

The Wedding Singer tours opens at Leicester Curve Theatre and visits Sunderland Empire, Cardiff New Theatre, Dublin Bord Gias Energy Theatre, Bristol Hippodrome, Dartford Orchard Theatre, Cambridge Corn Exchange, Southampton Mayflower Theatre, Belfast Grand Opera House, Glasgow King's Theatre, Bradford Alhambra, Nottingham Theatre Royal, Manchester Opera House, Birmingham Alexandra Theatre, Liverpool Empire, Edinburgh King's Theatre, Aberdeen His Majesty's Theatre, Inverness Eden Court, Blackpool Winter Gardens, High Wycombe Swan Theatre, Sheffield Lyceum Theatre, Llandudno Venue Cymru, Bromley Churchill, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Leeds Grand Theatre, Theatre Royal Brighton, Tunbridge Wells Assembly Hall Theatre, Shrewsbury Theatre Severn, Swansea Grand Theatre, Portsmouth King's Theatre and Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.

Running Wild – tour starts 10 February

Running Wild adapted from Michael Morpurgo’s novel, based on a true story, is to tour for the first time, starting in February.

The award–winning play was originated by Chichester Festival Youth Theatre and had its London première at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. The adaptation is by Samuel Adamson.

Original songs and composition are by Rod Paton, additional music by Nick Powell and Louise Anna Duggan, sound score by Nick Powell; puppetry design and direction is by Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié and the co–directors are Dale Rooks and Timothy Sheader.

The cast is composed of Jemima Bennett, India Brown and Annika Whiston who will share the lead role, Kazeem Toisin Amore, Liz Crowther, Stephen Hoo, Corinna Powlesland, Jack Sandle and Balvinder Sopal.

The puppeteers will be Darcy Collins, Romina Hytten, Fred Davis, Elisa de Grey, James Charlton, Michael Peters, and Wela Mbusi, with Gareth Aled and Scarlet Wilderink as alternate puppeteers.

The tour of Running Wild opens at Chichester Festival Theatre then visits Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, Wycombe Swan, Hackney Empire, London, Grand Theatre, Blackpool, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, The Lowry, Salford, Theatre Royal, Norwich, Kings Theatre, Edinburgh, Newcastle Theatre Royal, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury and Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.

Le Gateau Chocolat: Black – tour starts 10 February

In Black Le Gateau Chocolat tells a story of personal mental health issues, depression, hopes and fears.

Le Gateau Chocolat's work covers drag shows, theatre and contemporary opera performance. His credits include The Threepenny Opera at the National Theatre, Glyndebourne Opera and, on television, The Paul O'Grady Show.

This 2013 solo show premièred at Homotopia in Liverpool then had a successful run at London's Soho Theatre, returning to Liverpool in 2014.

Featuring Le Gateau Chocolat's signature baritone and colourful lycra, the songs from Wagner to Whitney Houston are backed by a 13-piece orchestra, Psappha.

Black is co–written and directed by Ed Burnside and the musical director/arranger is Julian Kelly. The show is presented by Le Gateau Chocolat with In Company Collective. It was commissioned by homotopia.

Black starts its tour at Contact Manchester as part of Queer Contact Festival 2017 and then visits London—Sick of the Fringe and Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Alice In Wonderland – tour starts 12 February

Immersion Theatre Company tour classic story Alice in Wonderland as a fantastical, larger-than-life musical.

Fast paced and with plenty of audience interaction, this show is for audiences of all ages.

Alice in Wonderland opens at Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal then tours to end April visiting Stamford Corn Exchange, Surrey Leatherhead Theatre, Exmouth Pavilion Theatre, Shrewsbury Walker Theatre, London Radlett Centre, Nuneaton Abbey Theatre, Abertillery The Met, North Tyneside Playhouse Whitley Bay, Cumbria Rheged Centre, Evesham Arts Centre, Chesham Elgiva Theatre, Mid Devon Tiverton Theatre, Cardiff Royal Welsh College, Camberley Camberley Theatre, Stourport The Civic, Basildon Towngate Theatre, Wantage The Beacon, Rutland Uppingham Theatre, Scotland Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre, Harrow Arts Centre, North Norfolk Cromer Pier, Bognor Regis Regis Centre, Clacton-On-Sea West Cliff Theatre, Andover The Lights, Loughborough Town Hall, Durham The Alun Armstrong Theatre, Liverpool Knowsley Theatre, Swindon Arts Centre, Taunton Tacchi-Morris and Maidstone Hazlitt Theatre.