Matt Rixon and Brenda Edwards to reprise their roles in the Hairspray UK Tour


Matt Rixon & Brenda Edwards- Hairspray the Musical

We are delighted to announce that Matt Rixon and Brenda Edwards will reprise their roles in the upcoming UK tour of Hairspray the Musical.

Matt Rixon returns to the show as Edna Turnblad having played the role previously across the country. Matt’s previous theatre credits include Cinderella (Richmond Theatre), Casa Valentina (Southwark Playhouse) and The Ladykillers (New Vic Theatre & UK Tour). TV credits include Tarantina Connections on Channel 4, Unique Species on Channel 5 and Henry VI Part 3 for the BBC.

Brenda Edwards returns as Motormouth Maybelle. Brenda is best known as a 2005 X Factor semi-finalist as well as for her theatre roles as Mama Morton in Chicago- The Musical (West End), Pearl Pastor in Carmen Jones (Royal Festival Hall) and Killer Queen in We Will Rock You (West End and UK tour).

Stay tuned for further casting announcements!