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An Officer and a Gentleman - The Musical cast revealed

PUBLISHED: 16:18 22 February 2018 | UPDATED: 16:22 22 February 2018

An Officer and a Gentleman - The Musical. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

An Officer and a Gentleman - The Musical. Picture: CONTRIBUTED


The cast of new musical An Officer and a Gentleman has been revealed, featuring top West End talent.

Four-time Laurence Olivier Award-nominee Emma Williams plays Paula. She’s appeared in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mrs Henderson Presents and Love Story.

Jonny Fines takes on the role of Zack, made famous in the film by Richard Gere. He recently played Rooster in Annie and his other theatre credits include UK tours of The Sound of Music and Avenue Q.

Ray Shell, playing Foley, is probably most known for creating the roles of Rusty in Starlight Express and Nomax in Five Guys Named Moe. His other theatre credits include Miss Saigon and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Ian McIntosh, playing Sid, was nominated for an Olivier for his role in Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. His other credits include The Commitments and Rock of Ages.

Jessica Daley was a finalist on BBC One’s Over The Rainbow and has appeared in Mamma Mia plus the UK tour of The Sound of Music.

See An Officer and a Gentleman at the Ipswich Regent from August 27-September 1.

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