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Official show photography: Bumblescratch‘s West End concert gala

It may have been onstage at the Adelphi Theatre for one night only (4 September 2016) but we’ve captured our wonderful West End gala company in action forever with our official production photography gallery. We invite our 13-strong BUMBLESCRATCH company – led by Darren Day, Michael Xavier, Jessica Martin and Ilan Galkoff – to take another digital bow, with an extra round of applause please …

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Gala night: All the celebs, all the photos, from arrivals to after-party

It was a full house at the Adelphi Theatre last night (4 September 2016) for the West End concert premiere of Robert J Sherman’s BUMBLESCRATCH, held in aid of children’s charity Variety. Amongst some of the celebrities in attendance were Ben Forster, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Brian Conley, Anthea Turner, Emma Williams, Charlotte Wakefield, Stuart Matthew Price, Lucy Kay, Sebastian Croft …

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Variety awards Darren Day, Michael Xavier & Jessica Martin ambassador status

There was an extra surprise at last night’s gala performance of BUMBLESCRATCH at the West End’s Adelphi Theatre. Malcolm Brenner and Pamela Sinclair, trustees of the show’s chosen charity Variety, came onstage at the curtain call to congratulate Robert J Sherman, director Stewart Nicholls and the company and to thank them for their fundraising efforts. They then named the show’s adult stars …

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Sherman says: Notes on the show’s four leads

BUMBLESCRATCH‘s Robert J Sherman has launched a series of blogs on his personal website on various aspects of the show’s creation. We’re excerpting selected blogs here. Please visit robbiesherman.com to read more from this series in full. The four main roles in BUMBLESCRATCH are played by Darren Day, Jessica Martin, Michael Xavier and Ilan Galkoff. Here, Sherman tells us a …

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Darren Day, Michael Xavier & Jessica Martin star in Bumblescratch  premiere

We’re delighted to announce initial casting for BUMBLESCRATCH‘s special gala charity concert at the West End’s Adelphi Theatre on Sunday 4 September 2016. Darren Day returns to the West End musical stage to take the title role of Melbourne Bumblescratch with Michael Xavier, fresh from Sunset Boulevard opposite Glenn Close, taking on the role as the dastardly Hookbeard, and Jessica Martin, …