Caroline Flack to star in Crazy for You tour

Caroline Flack will make her stage debut in Crazy for You
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Television presenter Caroline Flack is to star in a national tour of Crazy for You.

Flack, who won Strictly Come Dancing in 2014, will make her stage debut in the production, joining the previously announced Tom Chambers.

This production of the George and Ira Gershwin musical originated at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury in 2016, and is directed by the theatre’s artistic director Paul Hart.

The tour kicks off at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on August 17, before visiting venues including Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, the Theatre Royal in Newcastle, Glasgow King’s Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome, the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield and Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre.

The tour is scheduled to run until December 9, where it plays the Liverpool Empire.

Crazy for You has choreography by Nathan M Wright and musical arrangements by Catherine Jayes.

Design is by Diego Pitarch, lighting by Howard Harrison and sound by Tom Marshall.

Crazy for You, which has a book by Ken Ludwig, is produced by Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin.