Sony Music Masterworks is delighted to announce the release of the Original London Cast Recording of ‘The Great British Bake Off Musical’, scheduled for release on 28th April 2023 via Masterworks Broadway. The recording features an original score by the multi-award-winning duo of Jake Brunger (book and lyrics) and Pippa Cleary (music and lyrics), critically acclaimed by ‘The Stage’ as “one of musical theatre’s most dynamic writing partnerships”. The show transfers to the West End for a limited twelve-week run from 25 February to 13 May 2023, opening at the Noël Coward Theatre, following a triumphant run at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham.
The highly anticipated album includes recordings by award-winning West End and Broadway star John Owen Jones [Les Misèrables, The Phantom of the Opera], four-time Olivier Award-nominee and BAFTA-nominee Haydn Gwynne [Anything Goes, Billy Elliot the Musical, TV: The Crown, The Windsors], former Pop Idol contestant turned West End singing sensation Zoe Birkett [Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Bodyguard] and many more musical theatre superstars.
To coincide with today’s announcement, Masterworks Broadway is releasing the hit single ‘Obviously’, showcasing the extraordinary vocal range and ability of Grace Mouat [Original Cast of Six The Musical, Cinderella, Legally Blonde]. This will followed by fan favourites ‘Somewhere In The Dough’ and the heart wrenchingly beautiful ballad ‘My Dad’ performed by Maisy Mein [Les Miserables] and Damian Humbley [Merrily We Roll Along, Hedda Gabler].
Sarah Thwaites, Label Director, Masterworks UK, noted: “It has been such a pleasure to work with the team behind this inbreadible musical to release the Original London Cast recording of The Great British Bake Off Musical. Pippa and Jake have an exceptional ability to write captivating new musicals, and this record is jam-packed full of hits for listeners to enjoy at home. There is so much in the mix”.
The Great British Bake Off Musical
25 February to 13 May 2023
Noël Coward Theatre, St Martin’s Lane, London, WC2N 4AU
Tickets from £22.75