ROSIE / AGNETHA
A graduate from the Royal Northern College of Music, Rosie has a plethora of musical talents including vocals, woodwind, bass guitar and composition. Rosie launched herself as a professional singer at the age of sixteen and has played and sang in a number of different music projects including function bands, jazz ensembles, original bands and tribute acts.
Rosie is thrilled to be channelling the role of 'Agnetha' with for Thank ABBA For The Music and is elated to be sharing the stage with such a high calibre of performers.
AMANDA / FRIDA
Amanda started dance lessons at the age of four and it was not long after she discovered she had a talent for singing. Amanda has been performing professionally as a singer and actress for a number of years and has worked on several cruise ships and throughout Europe during this time. She has many TV, theatre and film credits and is also an accomplished pantomime performer.
In 2009 Amanda joined Voulez Vous as principal 'Frida' and has also worked with various ABBA tribute acts. Amanda continually strives to perfect her portrayal of Frida in all of her performances and is delighted to be part of Thank ABBA For The Music.
Amanda's favourite ABBA tracks are Chiquitita, Summer Night City and Hole In Your Soul.
CONNOR / BJORN
Connor trained at CPA Studios (Collins Performing Arts) in Romford, Essex and the Duck Egg Theatre Company. Theatre rolls include Billy Elliott (appearing on The Michael Ball Show and West End Live! on behalf of Billy Elliott), Peter Pan, Aladdin and Narnia.
Film and TV credits include Houdini (movie), Kodak Moments, The Crown and the BBC's Let It Shine.
We were delighted to welcome Connor to join the cast of Thank ABBA For The Music in 2019. His favourite ABBA track is Hole In Your Soul.
NICK / BENNY
Nick has played piano since he was three years old. He has played many different styles of popular music in various bands over the years throughout the UK and Europe and on TV. As well as playing, Nick is obsessed with the technology behind music production and the sounds that the keyboards make. This adds to the true authenticity of the Thank ABBA For The Music show.
ABBA’s Benny Andersson is one of Nicks heroes and he loves the chance to play him on stage.
Under Studies & Backing Vocalists (Selected Shows)
Tricia joined the show in 2017. Her favourite songs are Chiquitita and Tiger.
Tricia also supplies backing vocals (on selected shows).
Georgia joined the production in 2020. Her favourite songs are Chiquitita and When I Kissed The Teacher.
Georgia also supplies backing vocals (on selected shows).
The Backing Band
JAMES / DRUMS
James has been a professional musician for thirty years.
He was introduced to the music of ABBA as a child through his mum’s love of the band citing Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight) as his favourite song.
SIMON / DRUMS
Simon has been playing drums both domestically and internationally for over twenty years. Simon runs his own drum school in Berkshire.
Standing in whenever James is unavailable. His favourite song is Eagle.
LEIGH / GUITAR
Leigh has a wealth of experience and also enjoys modifying guitars. He occasionally does some sound engineering.
Leigh's loves to rock out to ABBA's Does Your Mother Know.
JON / GUITAR
Jon has worked with some of the UK's top celebrities and entertainers including Cliff Richard, Tony Hadley and Bobby Davro.
He is in constant demand from many touring artists and productions.
ALAN / BASS GUITAR
Alan has been playing in bands since he was a teenager.
He first played ABBA's music in the late 70's in a club band. Two of his favourites ABBA tracks are When I Kissed The Teacher and Ring Ring. Both feature in the show!
MICHAEL / BASS GUITAR
Michael has been performing live with lots of different artists for many years and enjoys playing the music of ABBA.
His favourite ABBA song is Eagle.
Sound, Lighting & Video Projection
ITSL SOUND & LIGHTING
We work alongside ITSL Sound & Lighting who oversees our production sound, lighting and video projection requirements. The technical team are always the first to arrive at a venue and usually the last to leave.
We look forward to working with ITSL Sound & Lighting on our 2020-2021 UK theatre show tour dates.
Please note Elite Productions Group Limited reserves the right to change cast and band members at any time and without prior notice.
It may sometimes be necessary to reduce backing band numbers to accommodate smaller venues.
The Creative Team
- Producer: Elite Productions Group Limited
- Director: Ray Sharkey
- Company Manager: Ken White
- Sound Designer: Peter White
- Sound, Lighting & Video Projection: ITSL Sound & Lighting Limited
- Video Design: Purple Videos Limited
- Photography: Mike Norman Photography
- Graphic Design: E W Commercial Publications
- Web Design: Kierweb Web Design