Dani Dyer back for Nativity! role at Wolverhampton Grand

By Megan Archer | Wolverhampton | Theatre & Comedy | Published:

Love Island winner Dani Dyer is coming to Wolverhampton – to star in sparkling Christmas performance Nativity! The Musical.

Best known for winning the 2018 series of ITV's popular reality dating show, Dani also co-hosts the Capital Weekend Breakfast radio show alongside presenter Rob Howard, and she will be back on TV screens in the autumn 2019 as the host of yet-to-be-announced TV series.

The 23-year-old will play Polly Parker for the second year running. Nativity! opens its third national tour at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from October 29 to November 2.

She will be joined by Scott Garnham and Ashleigh Gray who will reprise their roles for a second year as Mr Maddens and Jennifer Lore, Jamie Chapman returns for a third year as Patrick Burns and Scott Paige joins the company as the loveable Mr Poppy.

And about 20 children aged nine to 12 from across the Black Country have also been given parts in the show.

The performance see children from St Bernadette's School decide to create a musical version of the classic Nativity story. Join teacher Mr Maddens and his assistant Mr Poppy as they struggle with hilarious children, and a whole lot of sparkle and shine to make everyone’s Christmas wish come true.

Tickets are on sale now from the Grand Theatre Box Office in person, by calling 01902 42 92 12 or online at

Megan Archer

By Megan Archer
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