Kevin Kennedy, Jodie Steele and Zoe Birkett
Kevin Kennedy, Jodie Steele and Zoe Birkett

Cast for the UK tour of Rock of Ages has been announced.

Kevin Kennedy, best known as Curly in Coronation Street, will play Dennis alongside Zoe Birkett as Justice, Jodie Steele as Sherrie, Luke Walsh as Drew, Lucas Rush as Lonny, Andrew Carthy as Franz, Vas Constanti as Hertz and Rhiannon Chesterman as Regina.

Further casting will be announced in due course.

The UK tour opens at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley on 20 September and tours to Manchester, High Wycombe, Darlington, Dublin, Liverpool, Cardiff, Birmingham, Dartford and Sheffield, before continuing to tour in 2019.

Featuring classic rock numbers including "We Built This City", "The Final Countdown" and "I Want To Know What Love Is", the show is a love story set in an LA music venue. It was made into a film in 2012.