Company - Cast

The Tiger
Jennifer Addey

Jennifer Addey

Sophie

Jennifer Addey is an actor and musician who recently graduated with Distinction in Music Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She previously studied at the University of York in BA (Hons) Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance and has been a member of British Youth Music Theatre.

Credits include Tess of the D’Urbervilles (The Other Palace, London; Theatre Royal, Winchester), Catch Me (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama), and the pantomimes Aladdin and Dick Whittington at Blackfriars Theatre & Arts Centre.

Jennifer is thrilled to be joining the company of The Tiger Who Came to Tea.

Katie Tripp

Katie Tripp

Mummy

Originally from Brixham, Devon, Katie began her training with the Alison Axford Theatre School and made her professional debut aged 17 dancing at the Babbacombe Theatre in its production of Starlight. She then moved to London to study at Bird College where she graduated with a degree in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre.

Recent credits include: Gran in Abbie Ayre and the Shed of Science, Miles in Miles the Mole, Jo in Streetwise (all for PiE) and Belle in Scrooge (Image Musical Theatre). Credits whilst training include: Dancer in Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway and Ensemble in Mack and Mabel (London Musical Theatre Orchestra).

She is absolutely thrilled to be joining the cast of The Tiger Who Came to Tea in its 2022 UK Tour.

James Carlisle

James Carlisle

Daddy / Milkman / Postman / Tiger

Training: Guildford School of Acting, The BRIT School

Credits while training: Captain E. J. Smith in Titanic, Ben Weatherstaff in The Secret Garden and Illyrian Officer/understudy Malvolio in Twelfth Night.

Previous credits include: James in Abandon (The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre), Soloist in West End Does: The Magic of Animation 2 (Cadogan Hall), Ensemble in The Clockmaker’s Daughter (Cadogan Hall), Ensemble in Carousel (Cadogan Hall) and Soloist in Songs From The Shows (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre).

James is delighted to be making his professional debut with The Tiger Who Came to Tea.

Benjamin Stone

Benjamin Stone

Understudy / ASM

Since graduating from Chichester Conservatoire’s Triple Threat course with a First Class Honours in Musical Theatre, Ben has performed 35mm: A Musical Exhibition (Edinburgh Fringe), The Producers and The Wind in the Willows (Trinity Theatre), the International Tour of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and has spent the last two years as a Lead Vocalist with The Entertainment Department. Ben was also fortunate enough to perform in the Chichester Festival Theatre’s cabaret An Evening with the Fiddler on the Roof company and would like to thank his wonderful family, friends and agent for their continued support!

Tia Bunce

Tia Bunce

Understudy / Wardrobe

Tia Bunce is thrilled to be returning for her second tour with The Tiger Who Came to Tea, after making her professional debut in 2021. Tia began her training at Janice Sutton Theatre School at the age of 3 and at the age of 16 began her training at Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama on the 3 Year Professional Musical Theatre Diploma. Whilst studying at MADD Tia played Diana Morales in A Chorus Line, Mary Warren in The Crucible and Julie Cassidy in Urinetown.


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'This Tiger is the cat's meow'

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'Perfectly pitched adaptation'

Daily Telegraph

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'A delight from start to finish'

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