Hannah Waddingham is the stuning English actress, singer & newest Star of ITV’s hit sitcom Benidorm. In 2014 she appeared as Tanya Dyke.
Ms. Waddingham is a West End & Broadway legend having performed and Starred in endless musicals including Smokey Joe’s, Les Mis, Tonight’s The Night, Into The Woods, The Wizard Of Oz @ The Palladium and many more.
Her voice is second to none and her performance is mesmerizing.
In 2008 Hannah was flown to Broadway to Star in the mega-hit musical Spamalot at the Schubert Theatre.
This is one of Belfield’s favourite shows ever, so Alex flew to Broadway to talk to Ms. Waddingham during her stint as ‘Lady Of The Lake’……
Hannah originated the role of The Wicked Witch of the West in the West End production of The Wizard of Oz, which opened on March 1, 2011 at the London Palladium.
She left the production on September 4, 2011 and was replaced by her understudy, Marianne Benedict. Waddingham won the whatsonstage.com Theatergoers Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her performance.
In 2012, Waddingham starred in Chichester Festival Theatre’s 2012 revival of Kiss Me, Kate. The show transferred to the Old Vic Theatre on London’s South Bank in November 2012.
This interview with Hannah was Recorded on Broadway in 2008.