The Canary Girls is a new swing musical set in Sheffield in the 1940's.


Following the lives of three young women, Niamh, Boo & Alma, The Canary Girls sweeps us into the world of the munitions factories and the girls escape from the humdrum of everyday life through wartime swing.


The Canary Girls is currently undergoing script development workshops.  

R&D Cast & Crew


Jimmy-John Raj Bajaj

Boo Katie Brayben

Mama Mary Sharon D Clarke

Leonard Killian Donnelly

Michael/Doug Ian McIntosh

Niamh Niamh Perry

Charlie/Ministry Man Simon Slater

Alma Francesca Zoutewelle


Book Tim Nye & Tim Kellett

Music & Lyrics Tim Kellett & Rosie Doonan

Director Eleanor Rhode

Musical Director Greg Arrowsmith


The R&D for The Canary Girls is generously supported by Mark Constantine & ECC Records, and Arts Council England.