Singing sensation Beverley Knight, currently appearing in The Bodyguard, is to headline the West End production of Memphis.
The producers of the hit Broadway musical have confirmed the multi award-winning recording artist will star as club singer ‘Felicia’ when the show comes to London’s this autumn.
The show has has won four Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score.
Tickets for the London production are now on sale and preview performances will start at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London from 9 October 201.
Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis follows the fame and forbidden love of a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break.
Where: Shaftesbury Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP
Dates: Performances from 9 October 2014
Ticket Prices £20 to £67.50
Box Office: 0207 379 5399