Drawing: Danielle Hope in The Wizard of Oz at London Palladium

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Danielle Hope won the BBC talent quest Over the Rainbow and with it the part of Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of The Wizard of Oz, which began at the London Palladium in February 2011.

She was still at school and beat 9000 other hopefuls to star alongside theatre legend Michael Crawford in the title role. She continued as Dorothy until 5 February 2012, before joining the cast of Les Misérables as Eponine till June 2013

Drawing: Michael Crawford in The Wizard of Oz

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I sent this drawing to Michael Crawford at The London Palladium  while he was playing the Wizard in The Wizard of Oz. It came back through the post with this letter:

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