Andy Serkis, Kermit, Himesh Patel set for London stage

Andy Serkis, Kermit the Frog, Matt Lucas, Himesh Patel and Jojo Rabbit’s Roman Griffin Davis will all take to the stage in London next week.

They have been announced as among the acts appearing at the Royal Albert Hall’s first ever Christmas Variety show.

Other performers include ballerina Cira Robinson (who appeared recently with Stormzy at Glastonbury) and hit composer Michael Giacchino (Up); as well as singer-songwriter Grace Potter, US character actor Richard Kind, string quartet Bond, Sherlock composer David Arnold, Dead Ringers‘ Lewis Macleod, and Voc Fortura.

Lucy Noble, artistic director at the Royal Albert Hall, said: “We’re thrilled to unveil the eclectic, star-studded line-up for the Hall’s first ever Christmas variety show. Where else in the world could you see ballet, a world-class orchestra, two acclaimed composers, stars of screens both big and small, and everyone’s favourite Muppet, on one stage, in one evening?”

The event is on Friday 20 December at 7.30pm, with tickets on sale now.


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