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Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Jenna Russell takes the title role in new musical Flowers For Mrs Harris, which finally gets its London premiere at Riverside Studios after critical acclaim at Sheffield Crucible and Chichester Festival Theatre.

For Ada Harris, day-to-day life is spent cleaning houses. But one day, when she is working for a wealthy client in Belgravia, she happens upon a Dior dress that takes her breath away.

In that magical moment, Ada has an epiphany and sets off on a journey that will change her life… From the cobbled streets of post-war London to the magical avenues of Paris and beyond, Ada transforms the lives of everyone she meets along the way, but can she let go of her past and finally let her own life blossom?

Musical theatre legend Jenna Russell (Sunday in the Park With George, Grey Gardens, Into the Woods, Guys and Dolls, Urinetown, Fun Home, The Bridges of Madison County), taking the title role, is joined in the cast by Hal Fowler, Olivier Award nominee Kelly Price, Annie Wensak, Charlotte Kennedy, Nathanael Campbell, David McKechnie and Pippa Winslow, along with Issy Khogali, Richard Morse, Off West End Award nominee Harry Singh and Abigail Williams.

Based on the novel by Paul Gallico, Flowers For Mrs Harris is a musical by Richard Taylor and Rachel Wagstaff, with book by Rachel Wagstaff, music and lyrics by Richard Taylor. This new production is directed by Bronagh Lagan, with new orchestrations by Jason Carr, and with Jonathan Gill as Musical Director. It’s produced by Aria Entertainment and Tiny Giants Productions.

Following the 3pm matinee performance on Sunday 8 October 2023, I’ll talk to Flowers For Mrs Harris cast and creatives about bringing this new musical to London audiences. Any questions? Join us!

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