Ex-Wet Wet Wet frontman Marti Pellow will play the role of The Arbiter, David Bedella is confirmed to play Molokov and Clarke Peters is to play Walter de Courcey in the forthcoming CHESS concerts in London on May 12th and 13th.
(L-R) David Bedella, Marti Pellow and Clarke Peters
Well, we were promised "a stellar cast" and there’s no doubt about it, we’ve certainly got one! These three latest additions make for a truly fantastic line-up of performers. In case anyone’s in any doubt at all, here are the main CHESS ‘players’ and their roles!
- Idina Menzel – Florence Vassy
- Josh Groban – Anatoly Sergievsky
- Adam Pascal – Freddie Trumper
- Kerry Ellis – Svetlana Sergievsky
- Marti Pellow – The Arbiter
- David Bedella – Alexander Molokov
- Clarke Peters – Walter de Courcey
Also featured will be the Chess in Concert company, the 100 strong West End Chorus and the City of London Philharmonic with Stephen Disley playing the great organ of the Royal Albert Hall. Tim Rice will introduce both performances.