Casting announced for Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis at Park Theatre

Casting has been announced for Charlotte Jones’ play Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis at the Park Theatre, London.

Martha Josie Chinese Elvis Park Theatre London

Casting has been confirmed for Charlotte Jones’ (Humble Boy – National Theatre) hilarious and heartfelt comedy, Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis at Park Theatre. Winner of the 1998 Pearson Best Play Award, this marks the play’s twenty-first anniversary and first-ever London run. The production stars Sioned Jones as Martha, Charlie Bence as Brenda Marie, Kellie Batchelor as Josie, Andrew P Stephen as Lionel, Matt Lim as Timothy and Jessica Forrest as Louise. It is directed by Robert Wolstenholme

Josie’s tired. Tired of the Bolton winter. Tired of looking after daydreaming daughter Brenda-Marie. Tired of working as a dominatrix to make ends meet. Too tired to celebrate turning forty.

But her favourite client Lionel insists on a birthday party and, knowing Josie’s a huge Elvis fan, invites a very special guest. Just as hips start swinging, somebody no-one expected arrives and skeletons come tumbling out of the closet…  

At its heart, this hilarious and heartfelt comedy explores finding a place to fit in. Sweet yet saucy, it’s the perfect ‘adults only’ alternative Christmas treat.

Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis runs from 11 December – 4 January 2020 at Park Theatre London.

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