The West End production of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is currently booking at the Aldwych Theatre to December 18, 2022.
Sharing the role of Tina are Aisha Jawando and Chanel Haynes with Jammy Kasongo as Ike and Madeline Appiah as Tina’s mother Zelma, Joe Evans as Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten, Irene Myrtle Forrester as Tina’s Grandmother GG, Alice Bailey Johnson as Ike and Tina’s manager Rhonda Graam, Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky as Tina’s sister Alline Bullock, Matt Mills as Tina’s father Richard Bullock, Posi Morakinyo as Tina’s first love Raymond Hill, Garmon Rhys as Tina’s Manager Roger Davies and Joseph Richardson as record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach.
Also in the cast are Lori Barker and Daniella Bowen, Chris Grahamson who plays Carpenter, Paul Mukembo who plays Tina’s son Craig and Alex Okoampa who plays Tina’s son Ronnie, the Ikettes are played by Samara Casteallo, Mia Musak and Anu Ogunmefun and swings Derek Aidoo, Joshua Da Costa, Livvy Evans, Raquel Jones, DeeArna McLean, Michael Thomas, Saran Webb and Samuel J Weir.
The children’s cast from 26 January 2022 comprises Maiya Eastmond, eleven years old from Lewisham, Zian Desole, twelve years old from Newham and Maya Parks, ten years old from Bromley, who share the role of Young Anna Mae; Chenai Broadbent, ten years old from West Sussex, Amor Querico, eleven years old from Surrey and Tia Roche, eleven years old from Bedfordshire, share the role of Young Alline; Spencer Salami, eight years old from Lambeth, Jhobe Duncan, nine years old from Waltham Forest and Elias Agbodan George, ten years old from Havering share the role of Young Craig.
The show is based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner and produced in association with Tina Turner herself. It first opened in London in 2018 and quickly became a hit in the West End. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL is choreographed by Anthony van Laast, with set and costume designs by Mark Thompson, musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Bruno Poet, sound by Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Jeff Sugg and orchestrations by Ethan Popp.