Craig Revel Horwood to star in Annie as UK Tour heads to Birmingham – dates, get tickets

Annie is heading on a UK Tour, with Craig Revel Horwood and Paul O’Grady set to share a starring role.
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Annie the Musical has announced Craig Revel Horwood will be joining the UK tour including a visit to Birmingham’s Alexandra Theatre. The show, which also stars For The Love of Dogs’ host Paul O’Grady on a number of dates, will head to the West Midlands in April 2023.

Show producers have revealed the duo will be sharing the coveted role of Miss Hannigan during the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour.

The musical follows a young orphan who is adopted by a billionaire, much to the chagrin of her orphanage’s owner. The show includes the songs It’s the Hard Knock Life, I Don’t Need Anything But You, and Tomorrow.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Annie UK Tour in 2023, including which performances Horwood and O’Grady will feature in, when the show comes to Birmingham, and how to get tickets.

When is Annie the Musical in Birmingham?

Annie the Musical is heading to The Alexandra in Birmingham.Annie the Musical is heading to The Alexandra in Birmingham.
Annie the Musical is heading to The Alexandra in Birmingham.

Annie the Musical takes to the stage at the Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham for the first time on Monday, April 3, 2023. There are performances every day Monday-Saturday until Saturday, April 15.

Shows from Monday-Saturday start at 7.30pm every evening, but on Wednesdays and Saturdays there will be an additional performance - starting at 2.30pm.

Which Annie shows will Craig Revel Horwood star in?

Sharing the role of Miss Hannigan with Paul O’Grady, Horwood will perform in the following locations:

  • Leicester
  • Birmingham
  • Oxford
  • Dartford
  • Stoke
  • Llandudno
  • Aberdeen
  • Glasgow
  • Nottingham
  • Woking
  • Cardiff
  • Bradford
  • Southend
  • Bromley
  • Norwich

Which Annie shows will Paul O’Grady star in?

Sharing the role of Miss Hannigan with Craig Revel Horwood, O’Grady will perform in the following locations:

  • Newcastle
  • Edinburgh
  • Southampton
  • Liverpool
  • Dublin
  • Bristol

How to get tickets for Annie the Musical

Tickets are now on sale for all Annie: UK and Ireland Tour performances, including the shows at Birmingham’s Alexandra Theatre. Tickets start at £13 per person and can be bought online via the ATG Tickets website.

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