Friendsical UK Tour

This information was updated on 14th November, 2019

Friendsical is a new parody musical inspired by the iconic TV show Friends. The Friendsical UK Tour starts in July 2019 with a full season at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Friendsical UK Tour

Friendsical, the parody musical by Miranda Larson opens at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham on 15 July 2019 followed by a nationwide tour visiting: Darlington, Derry, Newcastle, Kingston, Malvern, Blackpool, Chelmsford, Southampton and Croydon. Friendsical will have a full run at the Edinburgh Festival from 1 – 25 August as part of the Assembly Festival programme in the Music Hall of The Assembly Rooms.

When Ross’ wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again. But then Rachel runs back into his life… will he end up with his one true love?

Featuring original songs such as ‘(He’s her) Lobster!’, ‘Richard’s Moustache’ and ‘You’re Over Me? When Were You Under Me?’, the gang take on naked Thursdays, a power cut, and a dinosaur convention.

What could possibly go wrong?

Friendsical UK Tour cast

Playing everyone’s favourite friends are Jordan Fox (Joey), Sarah Goggin (Monica), Jamie Lee-Morgan (Ross), Thomas Mitchells (Chandler), Ally Retberg (Phoebe) and Charlotte Elisabeth York (Rachel). They will be joined by Duncan Burt (Ensemble) and Rebecca Withers (Ensemble).

Miranda Larson is a highly experienced writer-director for TV and theatre. A huge fan of the TV Show, Friends, Miranda was inspired to write her own friends-based comedy, The Box Upstairs and it was her first commissioned play in 2004.

Her most recent credits include the adaptation of Tom Fletcher’s Christmasaurus for the Hammersmith Apollo, and the writing and directing of Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright’s The Night Pirates, which opened at the Rose Theatre Kingston and toured the UK. In addition are Cartoon Network Live and Trolls Live currently touring overseas. Other live show credits include the comedies SpongeBob Live & The Amazing World Of Gumball.

TV credits include Life Bites and Bienvenue Bienvenida Welcome for the Disney Channel. Hubble, Bubble & Squeak for Nickelodeon, Chip and Potato for Darrall Mcqueen and Netflix.

Miranda is currently developing Sleepy Hollow for the stage.

Friendsical is written and directed by Miranda Larson, with designs by Anthony Lamble, lighting by Dom Jeffery, sound by Julian Butler, musical composition by Barrie Bignold, choreography by Darren Carnall, associate choreography by Michael Vinsen and is produced by Birdbrooke Entertainment ltd


15 – 20 July 2019
Everyman Theatre Cheltenham

22 – 27 July 2019
Darlington Hippodrome

1 – 25 August 2019
Assembly Rooms Edinburgh

26 – 31 August 2019
Millennium Forum Derry

2 – 7 September 2019
Northern Stage Newcastle

9 – 14 September 2019
Rose Theatre Kingston

16 – 21 September 2019
Festival Theatre Malvern

23 – 28 September 2019
Grand Theatre Blackpool

1 – 5 October 2019
Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

14 – 19 October 2019
Civic Theatre Chelmsford

21 – 26 October 2019
Nuffield Theatre Southampton

28 October – 2 November 2019
Ashcroft Theatre Croydon

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