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Get to know the host of SSSSPOTY 2024: BONNIE LANGFORD

Bonnie Langford, who will hosting SSSSPOTY 2024

Bonnie Langford to host Stephen Sondheim student competition

Bonnie has packed a wealth of experience in her outstanding career, which has embraced success in theatre, television, film and radio in both Britain and America.

Most recently, Bonnie starred in Sondheim’s Old Friends at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End. She also, returned to her role of the doctors assistant, Melanie Bush in Doctor Who on BBCTV and Disney Plus worldwide.

West End theatre includes: Evangeline Harcourt in Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre; Roz Keith in 9 to 5, The Musical (Savoy Theatre); Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and filmed for DVD and cinema release in the UK and Ireland, across America and streamed on Broadway HD and PBS America); Rumpleteaser in the Original London cast of Cats (The Gillian Lynne Theatre); Mabel and Kate in The Pirates Of Penzance (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and London Palladium); Peter in Peter Pan - The Musical (Aldwych Theatre); Sally in Me And My Girl (Adelphi Theatre); Charity in Sweet Charity (Victoria Palace Theatre); The Lady of the Lake in Spamalot (Harold Pinter Theatre and Playhouse Theatre); Muriel in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre) and Roxie Hart in Chicago (Adelphi Theatre, Cambridge Theatre and on Broadway).

She made her theatre debut in the West End at the tender age of seven in Gone with the Wind at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The following year she played ‘Baby June’ in Gypsy opposite Angela Lansbury at the Piccadilly Theatre, making such an impact that the producers took her to America with the show for a highly successful run on Broadway. For this performance, at the age of ten, Bonnie was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.

UK tours include: 42nd Street; Charlie Girl; Oklahoma!; Guys and Dolls; Fosse; Spamalot; 9 to 5, The Musical; Anything Goes and numerous Royal Variety Performances and Royal Galas.

Bonnie performing "Can That Boy Foxtrot" with Anton Du Beke at Sondheim's 85th birthday gala, co-produced by the Stephen Sondheim Society; photo: Darren Bell
Bonnie performing "Can That Boy Foxtrot" with Anton Du Beke at Sondheim's 85th birthday gala at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, co-produced by the Stephen Sondheim Society


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