WHEN: 29-10-2017

100 Wardour St are proud to be supporting West End Bares 2017, produced by The Make A Difference Trust, a UK based charity with a vision of a world free from HIV and AIDS.

Lions… Tigers… Bares!

Join the much loved characters of Oz for an extraordinary night of high camp and spectacle which will see over 100 of the hottest performers take to the stage combining the naughtiness of burlesque with the magic of the West End. All the money raised goes to the Make A Difference Trust to fund HIV and AIDS projects that raise awareness, educate and provide care and support in the UK and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Graham Norton will return to lead the event, which this year is titled Ruby Strippers and promises to present the much-loved characters of Oz in ways they’ve never been seen before.

Alongside the previously announced Olivier Award-winner Rebecca Trehearn who will open the show, this years co-hosts will be: Adam Garcia (The Exorcist), Summer Strallen (Young Frankenstein, The Sound of Music), Dianne Pilkington (Young Frankenstein, Wicked), Tom Allen (Live At The Apollo), Celinde Schoenmaker (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables) and Oliver Savile (Wicked), with more to be announced.

“Ruby Strippers” will unite the entertainment industry once more for what promises to be another unforgettable night of wild re-imaginings of one of the most loved musical stories of all time.

Directed by David Grewcock with unmissable choreography from Racky Plews (American Idiot; Footloose; Heaven on Earth), Ashley Nottingham (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Dance Mums; Disaster!), Will Lucas (Cats; Wicked), Matt Gillett (Jersey Boys; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Aaron Renfree (X Factor; The Saturdays), Simone Mistry-Palmer (Motown; Dirty Dancing), Jaye Elster (Singin’ In The Rain; Half A Sixpence), Ashley Jordan-Packer (Cats; Thriller Live), Fletcher Dobinson (Cats; West Side Story), Chris Whittaker (Blondel; Judy!), Tom Jackson Greaves (New Adventures; The Globe; Kneehigh) and James Wilson (Strictly Come Dancing; The Voice).

Now in its 8th year, WEST END BARES combines the naughtiness of burlesque along with the razzle dazzle of the West End and will feature over 100 of the hottest male and female dancers from the West End and beyond with a whole host of celebrity guests.

WEST END BARES benefits the Make A Difference Trust, a UK based charity with a vision of a world free from HIV and AIDs, and is based on the original concept Broadway Bares by Broadway and West End director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.

Find out more about the Make A Difference Trust here: http://www.madtrust.org.uk

Tickets will include access to the exclusive after party at 100 Wardour St and are on sale now available from here https://www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk/tickets/west-end-bares/