Lesley Joseph stars in touring musical Annie

Lesley Joseph as MIss Hannigan
Lesley Joseph as MIss Hannigan

Television star Lesley Joseph has switched to the stage to play a tyrannical orphanage boss in the hit musical Annie.

She stars as Miss Hannigan in the show which tours to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal next week.

Lesley played the role in London’s West End. She is best known for playing Dorien Green in the BBC1 sitcom Birds of a Feather.

Annie runs in Nottingham from March 21 to 26 at 7.30pm with matinees on Wednesday at 2pm and Saturday at 2.30pm.