Wendi Peters cast in Oh What a Lovely War! UK tour

Wendi Peters in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
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Coronation Street actor Wendi Peters has been cast in the UK tour of Oh What a Lovely War!.

Directed by Terry Johnson, the show originally played at Theatre Royal Stratford East earlier this year.

The show will now have a further two-week run at the theatre in January next year, before embarking on a UK tour. It will play in Richmond, Malvern, Manchester, Cambridge, Bath, Torquay, Guildford, Coventry, Brighton, Leicester, Aylesbury, Birmingham, Truro, Hull and Wimbledon.

Peters is known for playing Cilla Battersby in Coronation Street and will this year perform in White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre. Her other credits include The Mystery of Edwin Drood at the Arts Theatre.

Further casting has yet to be announced.

The show is produced by Christopher Malcolm Productions and Matthew Mitchell.

It is designed by Lez Brotherston.