Steven Beale To Play Fiyero in Wicked Tour

Aaron Sidwell. Photo Credit Darren Bell

One of the Beales from Eastenders is going to star in Wicked!

Aaron Sidwell is currently playing Steven Beale but is going to be Fiyero in the Wicked 2018 UK and Ireland tour. 

Aaron Sidwell originally played Steven Beale in 2007/08, but he's done a lot of musical theatre include Grey Gardens (Southwark Playhouse), American Idiot (Arts Theatre, London) and the leading role of ‘Michael Dork’ in Loserville The Musical (West Yorkshire Playhouse and in the West End).

The full UK & Ireland Tour cast will be announced in September.

The tour will visit:

  • Bristol Hippodrome (Wednesday 31 January – Saturday 3 March 2018);
  • Liverpool Empire (Wednesday 7 – Saturday 31 March 2018);
  • Birmingham Hippodrome (Wednesday 4 – Sunday 29 April 2018);
  • Edinburgh Playhouse (Tuesday 8 May – Saturday 9 June 2018);
  • Leeds Grand Theatre (Wednesday 13 June – Saturday 7 July 2018);
  • Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Tuesday 17 July – 26 August 2018);
  • Sunderland Empire (Thursday 6 – Saturday 29 September 2018);
  • Southampton Mayflower Theatre (Wednesday 3 – Saturday 27 October 2018, tickets on sale September 2017);
  • Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre (Wednesday 31 October – Saturday 24 November 2018)
  • Manchester Palace Theatre (Tuesday 4 December 2018 – Saturday 5 January 2019). 

Wicked played a fifteen-city tour of the UK & Ireland from September 2013 - July 2015, winning five-star rave reviews at every venue.

It resumed touring in July 2016 to embark on a major international tour including engagements in Singapore, Hong Kong, Manila, Shanghai and Beijing.

This production will also play an engagement in Zurich immediately prior to its return to the UK & Ireland.




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