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Caroline Sheen to return to Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5

Caroline Sheen as Violet Newstead in 9 to 5 the Musical. Photo: Craig Sugden Caroline Sheen as Violet Newstead in 9 to 5 the Musical. Photo: Craig Sugden
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Caroline Sheen is to return to the cast of 9 to 5 the Musical in July, replacing Louise Redknapp.

Sheen took over the role of Violet Newstead in the production’s first month after Redknapp temporarily withdrew after fracturing her wrist.

Now producers have announced that Sheen will return to the show from July 4, with Redknapp playing her final performance on June 29.

Amber Davies, Natalie McQueen, Bonnie Langford and Brian Conley will continue in the show until August 31.

The musical, which has music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, is booking at the Savoy Theatre until 2020 and will also set out on tour in September.

Future casting for both the London and touring productions has not yet been announced.

9 to 5 has a book by Patricia Resnick and is directed by Jeff Calhoun. It is produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin Productions with Benjamin Lowy Productions, Glass Half Full Productions, Showtime Theatre Productions, Hartshorn-Hook Productions, Harmonia Holdings and Kilimanjaro Live.

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