We are honoured to have welcomed a host of world-class performers to our stages in 2019/20 who delighted our audiences in hilarious nights of comedy, crowd-pleasing musicals, scintillating dramas, mesmorising operas and captivating dance.  

As well as many familiar faces from the world of stage and screen, and long-time friends making triumphant returns,
 it has been a delight to welcome a number of newly ascending stars to our venues.  
The many talented performers who entertained our audiences throughout the year included:
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Alex Mugnaioni (Captain Corelli's Mandolin)
Alexandra Burke (The Bodyguard)
Anita Dobson (Annie)
Antony Byrne (RSC Measure for Measure)
Ashley Dixon (Northern Ballet's Cinderella)
Benoit Marechal (The Bodyguard)
Bethany Kingsley-Garner (Scottish Ballet's The Snow Queen)
Clive Webb, Chris Hayward, Danny Adams (Beauty & the Beast)
Duncan James (The Rocky Horror Show)
Frank Skinner
Gary Lucy (The Full Monty)
Ian McKellen
Joanne Clifton (The Rocky Horror Show)
Joe McFadden (Priscilla Queen of the Desert)
Jaymi Hensley (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)
Katie Hall (Les Misérables)
Killian Donnelly (Les Misérables)
Louis Smith (Rip it Up: The 70s)
Nic Greenshields (Les Misérables)
Nicky Spence (Opera North: The Greek Passion)
Rachel Stevens (Rip it Up: The 70s)
Samantha Womack (The Girl on the Train)
Seren Williams & Andrew Monaghan (Matthew Bourne's Romeo & Juliet)