Strictly Come Dancing winner Caroline Flack will make her stage debut as Irene in the national tour of the Watermill Theatre's acclaimed production of Crazy for You. She will star opposite another Strictly Come Dancing champion, Tom Chambers, who will play Bobby.
Flack won the 12 th season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 with professional dance Pasha Kovalev. She currently presents ITV's Love Island and her previous presenting credits include I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here NOW! and The Xtra Factor. She has also presented The X Factor. Prior to presenting, Caroline trained in musical theatre.
Educated at Repton School, Derbyshire's own Tom Chambers created the role of Jerry Travers in the West End musical Top Hat, for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. In 2008 he won the sixth season of Strictly Come Dancing with professional dance Camilla Dallerup. He can currently be seen in the hit BBC drama Casualty and other TV credits include Holby City and Waterloo Road. His recent stage credits include Noel Coward's Private Lives, and White Christmas in the West End.
High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, Crazy For You is the ultimate feel-good musical with a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers' songbook. Mistaken identities, plot twists, heartbreak, happiness and a wealth of memorable tunes, including I Got Rhythm, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Embraceable You, all feature in this celebration of the great Broadway musicalS.
Crazy For You will perform from Tuesday, October 3 until October 7 at Theatre Royal, in Nottingham (www.trch.co.uk) and from Tuesday, October 24 until Saturday, October 28 at Birmingham Hippodrome (www.birminghamhippodrome.com). For full list of tour dates and venues visit www.crazyforyoutour.com