News: Just For One Day announces cast album

Just For One Day today announces the release of a cast album, as the new musical at The Old Vic completes its run as the theatre’s fastest-selling musical.

Having played to 99% full houses across the run, Just For One Day has also attracted a brand new audience, with almost 60% of audiences having visited The Old Vic for the first time.

All details of the cast album, including the release date, will be announced in due course. Further announcements will also be made soon about a future run for the show.

On Just For One DayMatthew Warchus, Artistic Director of The Old Vic said: ‘Just For One Day has blown the roof off The Old Vic day after joyful day for its entire nine week run. It’s been unforgettable to see the theatre packed to the rafters with audiences cheering and weeping real tears together. My congratulations and thanks go to a truly extraordinary cast and band who have brilliantly delivered this amazing true story of catastrophic injustice, visionary defiance and unprecedented unity. As one of the most musically galvanising two hours of theatre I’ve ever come across (as well an ongoing fundraiser for The Band Aid Charitable Trust) I will miss it and I wish it well in its future life.’

Just For One Day is written by John O’Farrell (Mrs DoubtfireSomething Rotten) and directed by Luke Sheppard (& JulietThe Little Big Things). 

The cast includes Julie Atherton, Jason BattersbyCassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Ashley Campbell, Jackie Clune, Olly Dobson, Joe Edgar, Craige Els, Kerry Enright, Jo FosterCollette Guitart, James Hameed, Naomi Katiyo, Hope Kenna, AJ Lewis, Freddie Love, Eddie Mann, Joel Montague, Rachel MoranAbiona Omonua, Emily Ooi, Jack Shalloo, Danielle Steers, Tamara TareRhys Wilkinson and Dyd Wynford.

The production features Musical Supervision, Arrangements & Orchestration by Matthew Brind (2024 Olivier Award nominee for Outstanding Musical Contribution), Choreography by Ebony Molina, Set by Soutra Gilmour, Costume by Fay Fullerton, Lighting by Howard Hudson, Sound by Gareth Owen, Video & Animation by Andrzej Goulding and Casting by Stuart Burt CDG.

Just For One Day opened at The Old Vic on 26 Jan and runs until 30 Mar 2024.

10% from the sale of all tickets and programmes has been donated directly to The Band Aid Charitable Trust.

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