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Anita Dobson for Chester Annie

Published: 27 January 2019
Reporter: David Upton

Anita Dobson will star as Miss Hannigan in Annie at Storyhouse in Chester, joined by Alex Bourne as Oliver Warbucks, Richard Meek as Rooster, Jenny Gayner as Lily and Carolyn Maitland as Grace Farrell. The title role is shared by Faye Katsande, Ava Smith and Freya Yates. They are joined by three teams of young performers who play the girls in Miss Hannigan’s orphanage.

Annie comes to Storyhouse from March 25 to 30. There are Wednesday and Saturday matinées.

Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire Oliver Warbucks.