Caroline Flack to Make Stage Debut in Crazy For You at Leeds Grand
Caroline Flack Stage Debut
Strictly Winner Takes Debut Role in Crazy For You at Leeds Grand Theatre
Winner of Strictly Come Dancing Caroline Flack will make her stage debut as Irene in the national tour of the acclaimed production of Crazy For You which is at Leeds Grand Theatre in August this year. Caroline joins another ‘Strictly’ winner, the previously announced Tom Chambers, as Bobby.
High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, Crazy For You is the ultimate feel-good musical with a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook. Mistaken identities, plot twists, heartbreak, happiness and a wealth of memorable tunes including ‘I Got Rhythm’, ‘They Can’t Take That Away From Me’, ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ and ‘Embraceable You’ all feature in this exhilarating celebration of the great Broadway musicals.
Caroline Flack won the 12th season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014. She currently presents ITV’s Love Island; her previous presenting credits include I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here NOW!, The Xtra Factor and The X Factor but before presenting, Caroline trained in musical theatre.
Tom Chambers created the role of Jerry Travers in the West End musical Top Hat, for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a musical. In 2008 he won the 6th season of Strictly Come Dancing. He is currently in the BBC drama Casualty. His other TV credits include Holby City and Waterloo Road. His recent stage credits include Private Lives and White Christmas in the West End.
‘Crazy For You’ is at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 29th August to Saturday 2nd September