Grease UK tour: Peter Andre will play the Teen Angel

14 September 2018, 11:53 | Updated: 17 October 2018, 12:21

Peter Andre
Picture: Hugo Glendinning

By Tom Eames

A first new production of Grease for 25 years is to tour the UK and Ireland in 2019.

Peter Andre will star in the new stage show as Teen Angel at certain performances, with further casting details to be announced.

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The tour of the iconic musical will open in Leeds in June, and will tour the UK and Ireland through to October.

Full dates:

June 19 to July 20: Leeds Grand Theatre
July 23 to 27: Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
July 30 to August 3: Sunderland Empire
August 13 to 24: Birmingham Hippodrome
August 27 to 31: King's Theatre, Glasgow
September 3 to 14: Curve, Leicester
September 17 to 28: Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin
October 1 to 5: New Theatre, Oxford
October 8 to 12: Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Peter Andre
Picture: Hugo Glendinning

Peter Andre will appear at certain performances in Leeds, Southend, Sunderland, Birmingham, Leicester, Dublin, Oxford and Bromley.

The Grease movie starred singer Frankie Avalon as Teen Angel, the dreamy guardian angel who helps Frenchie during a crisis, singing 'Beauty School Dropout'.

Grease celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and recently saw some of the movie's cast reunite.