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Meet The Addams Family: Who will be appearing in Belfast this week?

Everyone's favourite spooky household will be showcased at the Grand Opera House this week when The Addams Family come to Belfast.

The live stage show is currently touring the UK and will be performing at the city centre venue from Tuesday, October 3 - Saturday, October 7.

This musical comedy has been winning rave reviews and boasts a stellar cast of TV and theatre stars.

So who will be appearing on stage in Belfast next week?

Samantha Womack

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Playing: Morticia Addams

Best known for playing Ronnie Mitchell in BBC soap EastEnders, Samantha has also played Tanya Dawson for three series of the hit comedy Mount Pleasant and starred in 90s sitcom Game On.

She can also be seen reprising her role as Michelle Unwin alongside Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, and Halle Berry in Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

Les Dennis

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Playing: Uncle Fester

Les Dennis’s career has spanned over 45 years, and he has most recently been on screen as Michael Rodwell in Coronation Street.

His TV career includes Russ Abbot’s Madhouse and The Laughter Show, and he famously hosted primetime Saturday night game show Family Fortunes for 15 years.

As an actor on stage Les has starred in musicals such as Me & My Girl, Chicago, Monty Python’s Spamalot and Hairspray. 

Carrie Hope Fletcher

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Playing: Wednesday Addams

On stage Carrie has performed in Les Miserables, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Mary Poppins and she has also established a huge online presence with over 398,000 followers on Twitter, 422,000 on Instagram and over 631,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel ‘ItsWayPastMyBedTime’.

In 2015, Carrie released her first book All I Know Now: Wonderings and Reflections on Growing Up Gracefully and her second book, On the Other Side, was released in July 2016.

Cameron Blakely

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Playing: Gomez Addams

Cameron is no stranger to the stage having appeared in productions of Into The Woods, Oliver!,  Fiddler On The Roof, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, and Les Miserables to name a few.

His film and television credits include Splitting Heirs, Julie and the Cadillacs, and Galavant.

Valda Aviks

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Playing: Grandma Addams

Valda has appeared in Doctor Who, as well as Little Britain and her extensive theatre credits include Funny Girl, Sweeney Todd, The Full Monty, Mary Poppins, Sweeney Todd, and The Witches of Eastwick.

Grant McIntyre

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Playing: Pugsley Addams

Having trained at the Arts Educational Schools in London, Grant has appeared in We Are Here at The National Theatre, as well as productions of Bugsy Malone, Screwface, and The Famished Land.

  • For more information on The Addams Family live at the Grand Opera House, visit www.goh.co.uk

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