Former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan is set to visit Malvern as she makes her theatrical stage debut in 2024.

The actress, known for her role as Rosie Webster in the longstanding soap, is taking to the stage for the first time in the world premiere UK tour of Cluedo 2: The Next Chapter.

Miss Flanagan will play the character Miss Scarlett, and will be joined by another television star, Jason Durr, who is playing the role of Colonel Mustard.



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The play is based on the classic Hasbro board game often played during family gatherings and holidays, which will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2024.

The plot, which was penned by successful TV and stage writing duo Lawrence Marks and Maurice Gran, is set in the swinging 1960s, following the colourful characters as they try to dodge the murderer and live out the night.

The stage adaptation will premiere at Richmond Theatre on February 29, and will continue to perform in theatres across the UK until July, including a run at the Malvern Festival Theatre from April 30 until May 4.

Miss Flanagan shared her excitement about her upcoming role in the play.

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She said: "I’ve long been looking for the right theatre role for ages and I’m so excited to be making my stage acting debut in the iconic role of Miss Scarlett. It could not be more perfect.

"Cluedo 2 is going to be so much fun and I am thrilled to be working alongside such a great actor as Jason.

"I can’t wait to begin rehearsals in the New Year, and, of course, wear the famous red dress."

Her co-star Mr Durr added: "I’m thrilled to be joining the cast of Cluedo 2 as Colonel Mustard.

"I was a huge fan of the Cluedo board game as a child and the Colonel is such a great character.

"I am looking forward to bringing laughter and this ultimate whodunit to audiences across the UK in its 75th anniversary year."

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