Chelsea Halfpenny, best known for playing Amy in the ITV soap opera ‘Emmerdale’ and Alicia in the BBC drama ‘Casualty’, will take over from Lucie Jones as Jenna on the UK and Ireland tour from 10 January 2022.

Lucie Jones is rumoured to be leaving to star in a revival of Legally Blonde in the West End, reprising her role from the UK tour.

Chelsea will star in the show from 10 January at the Royal and Derngate in Northampton, joined by Matt Willis as Dr. Pomatter, Sandra Marvin as Becky and Evelyn Hoskins as Dawn.

There will be further cast changes announced for shows from 8 March 2022, at the Bristol Hippodrome.