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Meera Syal as Miss Hannigan in Annie

Meera Syal as Miss Hannigan in Annie

Meera Syal to play Miss Hannigan in Annie

First Published 20 October 2017, Last Updated 20 October 2017

Michael Harrison and David Ian, are delighted to announce that Meera Syal will play Miss Hannigan in Annie from 27 November 2017 until the end of the run on 18 February 2018 at the Piccadilly Theatre.

Nikolai Foster’s West End production opened in May this year with Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan and last month Craig Revel Horwood joined the Company to play the role. Following the conclusion of the West End run, Annie will embark on a five week visit to the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto.

Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search for her true family…

British comedian, actor and writer Meera Syal was last on stage in early 2017 in A Profoundly Affectionate, Passionate Devotion To Someone (-noun) at the Royal Court Theatre. Her other theatre credits include Romeo & Juliet at the Garrick Theatre, Behind The Beautiful Forevers and Rafta Rafta for the National Theatre and Much Ado About Nothing for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Syal was made an MBE in 1997 and a CBE in 2015.

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