An all-star cast has descended upon the New Wimbledon Theatre this week for a fantastical new musical production.
Frank Wildhorn’s musical entitled Wonderland, which is based on Lewis Carroll’s tales of Alice has journeyed to South London as part of a celebrated UK tour and with a collection of West End legends playing some of the colourful characters from the beloved stories, it promises to be a theatrical event not to be missed.
Kerry Ellis (Wicked, Cats, Murder Ballad) leads the cast as Alice, with Dave Willets (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables) playing the White Rabbit. They are joined by former Coronation Street star Wendi Peters as the Queen of Hearts, who took some time off from her busy tour schedule to take our Sugar Rush Quiz.
What are you currently working on?
What is the one thing that has helped you to become successful?
What is your favourite Book?
Can I go for one from my childhood? It’s Enid Blyton’s Magic Faraway Tree
What are you currently watching on TV?
I’m catching up on Netflix with Grace and Frankie
Would you choose the cinema, theatre or a restaurant for a night out?
Theatre, every time
What’s your favourite sweet?
It’s a northern thing called sarsaparilla tablets.
What did you want to be when you were a child?
From the age of about eleven, an actress
What was the naughtiest thing you did when you were a child?
I so wasn’t naughty! My sister once kicked a hole in my bedroom door because I told her that the bike she got for Christmas was just my old one resprayed
What is your proudest achievement to date?
My daughter. After seven IVF attempts, my daughter.
Hetty Feathers is coming out on CBBC in May for 10 episodes and then I’ve got a couple of baking and book interview things once I finish Wonderland in August. Then I’ve got panto, but I can’t tell you where yet because it hasn’t been announced.