Cast and Creative

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.


Sweeney Todd cast and creative 2015
Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel

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

Creative Team

Stephen Sondheim – Music and Lyics

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

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