Former HOLBY CITY actor and Strictly Come Dancing winner Tom Chambers is to appear in ‘Big: The Musical’ when it opens at the Liverpool Empire next year.
Tom will play the lead role of Josh Baskin, the child who wakes up as a 30-year old man in the stage version of the film starring Tom Hanks. Further casting to be announced.
Former artistic director of the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park Ian Talbot is directing the production, which is the show’s European premiere and will run in Liverpool from 14-26 February before touring.
Prior to the musical, Tom is due to appear at the Sunderland Empire in ‘White Christmas’ from 19th November – 1st January.
*UPDATE 2/11* Reports now say the UK premiere of Big is being postponed and Tom Chambers will now no longer be able to take the lead role due to prior commitments.