Hannah Tointon to join cast of Waitress as it’s announced Lucie Jones will stay on until next year

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Hannah Tointon has been announced to join the West End cast of Waitress in London, as Lucie Jones has extended her stay until January 2020.

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Waitress has announced that television star Hannah Tointon, best known for her role as Tara in the award-winning comedy The Inbetweeners and as Violette in the highly acclaimed British period drama Mr Selfridge, will be joining the show from 2 December in the role of Dawn.

Hannah will take over from Laura Baldwin who will mark her final performance on 30 November.

Waitress has also announced that Lucie Jones, who has been wowing audiences in the lead role of Jenna since taking over earlier this summer, will extend performances in the smash hit musical through to 25 January 2020.

Alongside Hannah Tointon as Dawn and Lucie Jones as Jenna, Waitress will star Sandra Marvin as Becky, David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter, Tamlyn Henderson as Earl and Andrew Boyer as Old Joe.

Joe Sugg will mark his final performance as Ogie on 30 November, with further casting to be announced in due course, the company said.

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