Meet The Cast

Chloe Dupre

Chloe was Awarded "The Stage" scholarship to Brighton Institute of Modern, soon after this she was chosen to attend BBC radio 2 New Talent songwriting Academy.

Having had extensive experience as a solo artist, Chloe was the backing vocalist for Sinead O'Connors 2012 UK tour, she also Played Cello on Plan B's Single "Love goes down" Recorded backing vocals and cello solo on Status Quo's album "In Search of the Fourth Chord" Backing Vocals for Nicole Sherzinger on "The Graham Norton Show" and "Daybreak"

Martin Neely

Martin Neely is a versatile English actor & singer best known for his many roles in musical theatre productions both in the West End and around the world.

He has appeared in the London production of Les Misérables where he played the role of Grantaire and played the leading role of Enjolras. He was also part of the cast for the Les Misérables 25th Celebration Concert at the O2 Arena and also sang on the Academy Award winning movie.

Martin’s career has seen him cruise the world as a lead vocalist for the Seabourn, sweep chimneys alongside Burt in ‘Mary Poppins’, drive flying cars in ‘Chitty Bang Bang’ and has made a child’s train set come to life in the final London cast of the fastest show on earth, ‘Starlight Express’.

Janine Johnson

“Janine can SING……go see her” David Arnold (Film Composer, James Bond)

As well as being a rising solo artist her collaborations include: Ian Shaw, Paloma Faith, Bobby McFerrin, Take That, George Michael, Ray Davies, The Who, Kaiser Chiefs, Sarah Jane Morris, David Arnold

Janine is adventurous and passionate about life in general. She trained in Musical Theatre at Guildford School of Acting and has played a number of roles in Theatre and TV, the most recent being; The Harder They Come, Blues Brothers and Midnight Beast (E4).

Tim Rogers

Tim Rogers has sung all over the world, from New York to Moscow, from Japan to Italy. He regularly sings with the BBC Concert Orchestra and has performed with the artists including Beyonce, Pink, Michael Ball, Elaine Paige and Sarah Brightman.

His credits included “The Phantom of the Opera”, “South Pacific”, Sondheim’s “Follies” , “My Fair Lady”, “Miss Saigon”,“Jesus Christ Superstar”, “A Little Night Music” , “Showboat”, “The Pearl Fisher’s”, “La Boheme”, “Il Re Pastore” and “Aspects of Love”.

Arabella Rodrigo

Arabella made her professional singing debut at the prestigious Ealing Jazz Festival in 2003. She trained at both the London College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music.

After training, Arabella pursued a career in musical theatre and opera and has worked at the iconic Venetian Resort Hotel in Macau ,China.

Arabella’s career as been more varied than ever continuing in musical theatre, opera and live performance with bands and tribute artists. She performs regularly worldwide with her solo show, Back To Bacharach and a variety of other acts, including: Ultimate Divas (Tribute), Funcnation (Pop and Funk), Incognito Artists (Surprise Act), Midnight Soul Sisters (Motown and soul), the Adora Gals (Burlesque) .

Kirsty Hoiles

Kirsty has appeared in CALL THE MIDWIFE for the BBC/Neal Street and REMEMBER ME for Mammoth/BBC.

She has filmed a role in THE SCANDELOUS LADY W for Wall to Wall, directed by Sheree Folkson and CLOSE TO THE ENEMY, directed by Stephen Poliakoff.

She's also appeared in the feature LES MISERABLES directed by Tom Hooper and on stage in BETTY BLUE EYES at the Novello Theatre, West End playing Mrs Allardyce.

She won the 2009 TMA award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical for her performance as Young Viv in SPEND SPEND SPEND at The Watermill Theatre directed by Craig Revel Horwood. She also reprised her performance in the 2010 UK Tour. Other credits include THE THREE MUSKETEERS at the Rose Theatre; ARTHUR & GEORGE at Birmingham Rep and Nottingham Playhouse and LES MISERABLES in the West End.

Dave Foster

David Foster has performed all over the world on various cruise liners in Asia, Europe and at the Sporting Club Monaco with the house band for four years.

He has performed across Europe and America with the Official Tribute to the Blues Brothers theatre show which is endorsed by Judy Belushi and Dan Ackroyd.Dave has performed with a whole host of famous faces including Michael Ball ,Kid Creole and the Coconuts,Jeff Beck ,The Real Thing ,Jaki Graham and the Supremes.

Davids passion is performing and is proud to be a part of the amazing Bacharach Show.

Jenessa Qua

Jenessa is an Olivier Award winning actress and a first class vocalist. She’s Worked with Queen, George Michael, Leee John, the world renowned London Community Gospel Choir and worked alongside Jessie J. Frequently touring Europe as a featured Bluette with the official tribute, Blues Brothers (Approved) performing as Aretha Franklin. Also as Fontella Bass & Erma Franklin in the original cast of Sweet Soul Music.

She appeared in her first principle role as Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray (Malta) to a sell out audiences and rave reviews. Jenessa is now delighted to join the wonderful touring show Back to Bacharach performing some of her favourites penned by the legendary composer.

Steve Price

Steve Price is a professional Music Director/Pianist/Arranger.   During his career he has performed, recorded and  toured with many great artistes, notably;  

The Bee Gees, Engleburt Humperdink, The Three Degrees, Neil Sedaka, Joe Longthorne, Roy Castle, Freddie Starr, The London Community Gospel Choir, PP Arnold, Richard Fleeshman, The Nolans, Peter Grant, Tony Christie, Bobby Rydal, Ronan Keating, The Drifters, The Platters, Rick Astley, Jane Macdonald, The Temptations. 

Steve Turner

Driven by a passion for music, Keyboard player, musical director and composer Steve Turner’s career has taken him round the world with many leading artists such as Sugababes, Allsaints, Anastacia and 4 tours with Kylie Minogue. He also joined the band for the London leg of Jay-Z’s Kingdom Come tour accompanying special guest Beyoncé, a career highlight!

He’s also had some memorable live TV performances including The Tonight Show (Jay Leno), The Late Show (David Letterman), and Later with Jools Holland.Recent events include world tours with Jeff Wayne’s ‘The War Of The Worlds’ & Clannad and in the TV house band for BBC’s The Voice UK.

Chris Burgess

Chris is an Essex-based drummer/arranger/composer and has over 15 years experience working in theatre, bands, recording studios and cruise ships and is very happy to be a part of Back to bacharach.

Credits include: Fame - Cambridge Theatre, London, Dancing in the Streets - Playhouse Theatre, London, Forever in Blue Jeans - UK Tour, Voice of the Heart Karen Carpenter - UK Tour, Dominic Kirwan - UK/Ireland Tour.

As a composer/arranger clients include: Hal Leonard, Spirit Productions, Harrods, Millfield Theatre Edmonton, Dugdale Centre, Enfield.

Zane Martens

Zane is a multi instrumentalist who performs upright/electric bass on the Back to Bacharach show,an amzing musician who is as amazing on guitar as he is on bass.

Zane has worked in many different positions within music industry from Function Bands, Big Bands, Solo Acoustic/Classical, Cabaret Shows, touring Shows including The Blues Brothers show.,Tony hadley,Jersey Boys and many more across the world.

We are very lucky to have such an amzing musician working on this show holding it al together with his beautiful selection on bass guitars.

Adam Smith

Adam Smith is Principal Bass Trombone for the Central Band of the Royal Air Force and the prestigious Royal Air Force Squadroniaires. Previous engagements have seen Adam perform at Westminster Abbey for the Wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales to Catherine Middleton, the London Olympics 2012, Classic FM Live and on BBC Radio 2 for Friday Night is Music Night Live Broadcasts.

In demand as a Bass Trombone player, Adam has performed Adam has appeared with the Royal Philharmonic, London Concert, National Symphony, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestras, Lesley Garrett (UK Tour), Russell Watson, Sir Cliff Richard, Rod Stewart, Katherine Jenkins, Brian May and the Overtones.

Loren Hignall

Loren gained a First in Music from Anglia Polytechnic University in 1994 and went on to take a one year postgraduate course in Jazz and Studio Music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.Work has included touring Europe many times with big bands such as Ray McVay’s Glenn Miller UK, GMMO, BBC Big Band and in the backing band for many Jamaican Reggae Artists; primarily Max Romeo but also Big Youth, Gregory Isaacs, Mikey Dread and Little Roy.

Always in demand as a session player he regularly performs with The Syd Lawrence Orchestra and many smaller groups, jazz and pop for public and private performances.

Adam Brown

Adam Brown has performed with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Dame Shirley Bassey, Dionne Warwick, Amy Winehouse, Rose Royce, Rumer ,Jamie Cullum and for many West-End productions (amongst others) “Evita”, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, “The Wizard of Oz”, “Wicked”, “Sister Act’, “Oliver” and “Jersey Boys”.

Adam has also performed with Sir John Dankworth, Dame Cleo Laine, Stan Tracey and Guy Barker .He was a soloist in the John Barry Memorial Concert at the Royal Albert Hall and has broadcast live on Classic FM. Adam is the brass specialist for the Thomas London Day Schools in Clapham and Battersea and is in demand as a private teacher.

Darren Bazzoni

Darren Bazzoni has spent his entire life on stage touring the Globe, recording, performing and appearing on drums with a plethora of household names and Multi-Platinum selling artists.

From the legendary Bay City Rollers to boy band Blue, Zoot Money, Charli XCX, Chris Farlowe, Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers and Richie Valance.

Household names including Freddie Starr, Gary Wilmot & the late, great Sir Norman Wisdom.

Dominic Goundar

Dom is overjoyed to be getting the chance to bring this music to life on British stages. Bringing together so many of his professional influences from rock, pop, classical, jazz and the show world this native Aussie is using his experience from the L.A. session world to the songs that are seen as a benchmark of taste and musicianship among players everywhere.

Whilst currently based in London he remains an in demand drummer for shows, bands, solo artists and artistic groups up and down the country and around the world. The rest of the time he can most likely be found on a beach somewhere back in the southern hemisphere teaching his second love, scuba diving. He is still searching for the perfect way to combine both in one!

Iain Mackenzie

Iain Mackenzie studied jazz vocals and piano at Leeds College of Music and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and has gone on to become one of the most in-demand singers in the UK.

He works widely as both a lead and session vocalist, recording for TV and film, and performing with world-renowned ensembles, including both the BBC and RTE Big Band and Concert Orchestras. He is the principle male vocalist for the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra and has performed with artists as varied as Sandie Shaw, Joss Stone, Mica Paris.He has also toured the UK with Strictly Come Dancing’s Brendan Cole for all of his shows over the past 5 years.

Andy Meredith

Andy has been playing Guitar since the age of 13 and is influenced by all styles of music.He has worked professionally and extensively in the theatre, corporate and private events since the age of 17.

Andy has always been a fan of Burt Bacharach finally he has now seen his dream come true with his idea becoming a reality ,“Back To Bacharach was something I always wanted to do for many years and now I have finally found a cast that can create the feel and vibrancy of these amazing songs”.

Theatre shows include “The Eddie Cochran Story”, “Buddy Holly & The Cricketers”, “ABBA” and "The Beatels"

Back To Bacharach is available for private bookings and events.
Please call 07967 565 932 or email for more information.
(Cast Subject to Change)