well The auditions for this years annie uk tour are soon! Not sure of the date yet but a little girl I know is auditioning! I do hope they get a younger annie this year, as some years they've been 13-14 and look to old IMO. I'll keep you all posted on whats whats. However I do know that Hannigan will be played by Ruth Maddoc again :D
I would love to see the tour again this year but I don't think it will be playing in any theatres even slightly close to me :'(
I am also quite sad to hear that Ruth Madoc will be returning as she was quite terrible. Anyway, I hope they find 2 more fantastic Annies.