Cast & Creative

 

Creative Team

ELTON JOHN wrote the music for Billy Elliot. Over the course of his career, he has sold more than 250 million records with hits like ‘Your Song’, ‘Candle in the Windl’, ‘Rocket Man’, and ‘Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road’. With Tim Rice, he wrote the music for The Lion King, winning an Academy Award for Best Song for ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’. The musical version of The Lion King opened on Broadway in 1998 and won the Tony Award for Best New Musical. The West End transfer of The Lion King is still playing to packed houses after opening in 1999.

 

LEE HALL wrote the book and lyrics for Billy Elliot, based on his Oscar-nominated screenplay for the film. He wrote the West-End hits, Cooking With Elvis and The Pitmen Painters, which won the Evening Standard Award for Best New Play. With Richard Curtis, he wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation of War Horse, directed by Steven Spielberg.

 

STEPHEN DALDRY directed Billy Elliot after being nominated for an Academy Award for his direction of the film version. He also received Oscar nominations for Best Director for The Hours starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, and Julianne Moore, as well as The Reader starring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes. His theatre credits include An Inspector Calls in the West End, as well as A Number and Far Away by Caryl Churchill at the Royal Court, where he served as artistic director from 1992-8.

 

  • #1 written by Lily Smith
    about 1 year ago

    None of those 4 Billys are playing the role any more, Ryan left on September 1st, Josh Left in early March, Dean left November last year and Scott left September last year. If you want to update it here is the list of the current cast members:
    Billy – Kaine Ward 13 years old (24/11/98) from Hertfordshire
    Harris Beattie 14 years old (30/9/98) from Aberdeen
    Harrison Dowzell 12 years old (23/4/00) from Nottinghamshire
    Redmand Rance 12 years old from Portsmouth
    Micheal – Joe Massey
    Jack Bromage-Eccles
    Thomas Moore
    Debbie – Macy Stasiak
    Dayna Dixon
    Millie Thornton
    George -Sean Kearns
    Mr Braithwaite – Simon Ray Harvey
    Dead Mum – Kay Milbourne
    I hope this comes in useful to you.

  • #2 written by aliceb
    about 1 year ago

    Thanks Lily, that is all updated now.

  • #3 written by Lily Smith
    about 1 year ago

    Redmand is 12 and Harris and Kaine are 14 by the way.

  • #4 written by Katie
    about 3 months ago

    Myself & family are here from Vancouver BC Canada. I’ve grown up doing musical theatre in Canada.
    We were all so impressed by Redmand as Billy. We could feel every emotion. An outstanding all around talent. A shooting star. What an honour we were lucky to catch him perform tonight.