EastEnders and Hollyoaks stars join Son of a Preacher Man cast for Ipswich run

Alice Barlow and Michelle Gayle have joined the cast of Son of a Preacher Man. Photo: Contributed /

Alice Barlow and Michelle Gayle have joined the cast of Son of a Preacher Man. Photo: Contributed / Darren Bell - Credit: Archant

Two of the stars of the new musical Son of a Preacher man have been revealed.

Fans of EastEnders, Wolfblood and Beauty and the Beast will recognise Michelle Gayle. Alice Barlow is known for Hollyoaks and Drifters.

The musical visits the Ipswich Regent April 3-7. Directed and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood, it features Dusty Springfield’s greatest hits including The Look Of Love, I Only Want To Be With You, Spooky and Son Of A Preacher Man.

Written by Warner Brown, the story centres around the Soho joint the Preacher Man, where the kids used to dance the night away and the legendary owner helped cure the loneliest of hearts.

That was a long time ago and all that remains are the stories, until three strangers generations apart are drawn to the site of the original venue in need of help.

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