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Pictures of Jason Manford's debut in the West End production of Sweeney Todd have been released. The former 8 out of 10 Cats comedian has been performing in the musical at London's Adelphi Theatre as Italian barber Adolfo Pirelli, the role played by Sacha Baron Cohen in Tim Burton's 2007 movie. Manford made his first appearance alongside Michael Ball (Sweeney Todd) and Harry Potter's Imelda Staunton (Mrs Lovett) on Monday (July 2). He will perform in the Stephen Sondheim production until July 27 as a replacement for Robert Burt, who is scheduled to sing at this year's Glyndebourne (more) »

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