Alice Barlow and Michelle Gayle to take over lead roles in UK tour of Son of a Preacher Man

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Alice Barlow and Michelle Gayle are to take over Diana Vickers and Debra Stephenson’s roles in the UK tour of Son of a Preacher Man in 2018.

Barlow, who has previously appeared in Coronation Street, will take over from Vickers as Kat, while Gayle, who appeared in EastEnders, will play Alison.

Further casting is to be announced.

The production, which features music by Dusty Springfield, embarked on tour in September 2017 and will close on July 7. It will show at locations including Plymouth, Nottingham and Coventry.

Written by Warner Brown, the musical is directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and designed by Morgan Large.

It is being produced by Brian Berg, John Sachs, Andrew Berg and Kimberley Sachs for Eclipse Live, Michael Park for the Infinite Group, Paul Tyrer and Jamie Clark for TBO Productions, the Churchill Theatre Bromley and Andrew Green and Ben White – who are executive producers – all on behalf of Dusty Touring Ltd.