There’s a well-kent face at the helm of beloved musical Annie, showing at the King’s Theatre this week.
Glasgow stalwart Elaine C Smith is in the role of Miss Hannigan for Michael Harrison and David Ian’s new production.
The Rab C Nesbitt star joins Alex Bourne as Oliver Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily.
The title role will be played by Madeleine Haynes, Isabella Pappas and Sophia Pettit, alongside a cast of young stars setting the scene in 1930s New York.
There, brave young Annie lives a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s less-than-caring orphanage, ever dreaming of finding her real family.
Annie’s luck changes when she’s chosen to spend Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Unfortunately, Miss Hannigan has other ideas and sets out to sabotage the young heroine.
It’s a classic for a reason and all your favourite songs are included, from It’s the Hard Knock Life toEasy Street, I Don’t Need Anything But You and Tomorrow.
Produced by Harrison and Ian, Annie is directed by Nikolai Foster, with set and costume design by Colin Richmond.
The show runs February 8-20, 7.30pm Mon-Sat plus 2.30pm Wed and Sat mats — tickets available from 0844 871 7648 or www.atgtickets.com/glasgow.