Lucie Jones and Ashley Roberts will officially star in Waitress the Musical from Monday 17 June 2019.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 finalist and Pussycat Doll, Ashley Roberts, will be making her West End debut as Dawn for a strictly limited summer season. Laura Baldwin will return to the role of Dawn after this date.

Best known for being a member of one of the biggest girl groups in the world, The Pussycat Dolls, Ashley shot to fame after the release of the album “PCD.”  During her seven years in the group they sold over 54 million records and toured the world performing to fans worldwide. Since the group disbanded in 2010, Ashley has appeared on UK TV, being voted runner up in “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” and starring in “Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.” Ashley continued her TV career as a judge on ITV’s “Dancing On Ice” for two seasons and on the popular BBC One talent competition “Let It Shine,” as a guest judge alongside Gary Barlow.

In 2017, Ashley pursued her love of comedy, appearing as a regular on ITV’s “The Keith Lemon Sketch Show” and “Coming In America,” in addition to hosting two seasons of “1st Look,” which aired every Saturday night on NBC in the US. In 2018, Ashley joined the cast of BBC One’s “Strictly Come Dancing,” where she became the highest scoring contestant with an average score of 36.9 and achieved a record for the most perfect scores ever received by a contestant, with five perfect scores throughout the season.

Lucie Jones, who recently played the role of Jenna whilst Katharine McPhee was on on holiday back home in the US, will officially star as Jenna. Lucie has played some of the most iconic roles in musical theatre, with previous theatre credits that include Cosette in Les Misérables (Queens Theatre), Maureen Johnson in Rent (The Other Palace and national tour), Elle Woods in Legally Blonde (national tour) and Holly in The Wedding Singer (national tour).

Lucie was a finalist in the 2009 series of “The X Factor” and toured the UK playing to sell out arena crowds on “The X Factor” Tour in 2010. In January 2017, she won the public vote on the BBC2 show “Eurovision – You Decide” with her original song “Never Give Up On You,” co-written by previous winner, Emmelie De Forest. She competed at the Eurovision World Final in Ukraine, coming 15th in the contest.