EastEnders and Coronation Street star Ian Reddington will join Hull actress and impressionist Debra Stephenson and X Factor finalist Diana Vickers in the heart-warming new musical, Son of a Preacher Man, which arrives at Hull New Theatre in November.
Ian Reddington is best known for playing Tricky Dicky in EastEnders and Vernon in Coronation Street, with other roles in popular TV programmes including Dr Who, Shameless, Benidorm, Inspector Morse, Robin Hood, Outlander, The Queen’s Nose and The Dumping Ground.
On stage, Ian has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and has toured the UK with Bouncers, Dead Funny and Oh What a Lovely War. His film credits include cult classic Highlander.
Debra Stephenson is best known as a star of BBC One’s The Impressions Show, while earlier this year, she wowed audiences at Hull City Hall when she brought her Night of One Hundred Voices show to her home city.
Since contesting in X-Factor as a finalist, Diana Vickers has gone on to perform in London’s West End in productions such as The Rise and Fall of Little Voice in 2009, The Duck House, Hatched ‘n’ Dispatched, and The Rocky Horror Show.
With a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, Son of Preacher Man will also include the greatest hits of Dusty Springfield, including The Look of Love, I Only Want to Be With You and of course, the classic, Son of a Preacher Man.
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