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Beauty and The Beast - Introducing Jake Abbott

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WEST END STAR JOINS THE SJF CAST OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!

St. John Fisher is delighted to welcome Jake Abbott, former St. John Fisher pupil and star of the West End touring production of Beauty and The Beast to our rehearsal yesterday. Jake joined our lunchtime rehearsal on Tuesday via Zoom to watch a couple of our big numbers, offering his advice and best wishes for a great production.

Jake last appeared on the St. John Fisher stage as Tony in our production of Billy Elliott in 2016 (see photo) and now is a member of the national touring production of Beauty and The Beast in the ensemble, also covering the roles of Cogsworth and Le Fou.

In huge news, Jake will be playing the role of the narrator in our production, following in the steps of the late, legendary Angela Lansbury who voices the narrator in the national show. Mrs Staunton, Director of the show commented "It's wonderful to welcome Jake back to a St. John Fisher production. He may be working for Disney now, but he has never forgotten his roots and knows where the real quality is!".

Limited tickets are still available for our Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performances by visiting https://harrogateinternationalfestivals.com/booking/?webid=BEAUTYANDTHEBEAST