This page contains the 2015 London cast and creative team for Sweeney Todd, to be staged at the London Coliseum in partnership with the ENO and the GradeLinnit company. The show will begin a limited run in March 2015.
EMMA THOMPSON- MRS LOVETT. Emma performs on the West End stage for the first time in 25 years. She first played the role of Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd in 2014 at New York’s Lincoln Centre accompanied by the New York Philharmonic. Emma now reprises her role in her home country for the first time. Emma Thompson is well known for her performances in films such as Love Actually, Saving Mrs Banks, Nanny McPhee and the multiple Harry Potter’s. Emma’s last West End performance was in 1989 in a production of Look Back in Anger, directed by Dame Judi Dench.
BRYN TERFEL – SWEENEY TODD. Bryn is known throughout the World for his operatic voice. Terfel has performed in famous operas such as Ring Cycle, The Marriage of Figaro and Falstaff. Terfel is no stranger to the role of Sweeney Todd, having played the part in Chicago in 2002 and at London’s Southbank Centre in 2007.
Further casting is yet to be announced
Music and Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: Hugh Wheeler
From an Adaption by: Christopher Bond
Originally Directed on Broadway by: Harold Prince
Director: Lonny Price
Orchestration: David Charles Abell