John McLarnon and Ian McIntosh in The Commitments 22.08.2013

John McLarnon and Ian McIntosh will be part of the original London cast of The Commitments, which previews at the Palace Theatre from next month.

Both are currently rocking the West End - Ian as alternate Drew in Rock of Ages and John as Rebel Leader in We Will Rock You. While performing at the Garrick and the Dominion respectively at night they both spend the days getting to grips with all The Commitments material.

Between them they cover six of the show's major roles - Ian plays Ray and covers the lead of Deco, plus Jimmy and James, while John covers Outspan, Derek and Dean, giving him the opportunity to showcase his considerable bass, guitar and sax skills.

The Commitments previews from Saturday, 21st September. Tickets can be booked now at