Further Casting Announced For The Boys In The Band

The Boys In The Band Uk Tour

Further casting has been announced today for the revival of The Boys In The Band by Matt Crowley which opens at the Park Theatre this Autumn, before touring. West End musical theatre star Daniel Boys will star as ‘Donald’, Jack Derges, recently seen as the mysterious ‘Andy Flynn’ in EastEnders, will play ‘Cowboy’, Miranda star James Holmes will star as ‘Emory’, Midsomer Murders’ John Hopkins will play ‘Alan’, Primeval’s Ben Mansfield will play ‘Larry’, and Undercover’s Nathan Nolan will play ‘Hank’. Further casting to be announced. They join Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard who were previously announced to play Harold and Michael. Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard said, “We are thrilled to be a part of this production, which will bring this classic gay play back to London for the first time in eighteen years. The script is razor sharp, with huge amounts of wit and pathos, and is as … Read more

REVIEW: The Sweethearts, Finborough Theatre ✭✭✭✭

The Sweethearts at Finborough Theatre

The Sweethearts is a truly fascinating play, and I am certain that Sarah Page has a very bright future as a playwright. The theme of heroism is particularly closely examined, and explored to brilliantly cynical effect. Coupled with involving dialogue and a universally excellent cast, The Sweethearts makes for an unforgettable and thought-provoking performance

The Sweethearts Casting Announced

The Sweethearts at the Finborough Theatre

Casting has been announced today for The Sweethearts, a new play to be staged at the Finborough Theatre to be staged from 22 September – 17 October 2015. A world premiere, originally seen as a staged reading as part of Vibrant 2014 – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, The Sweethearts is a new play by exciting new playwright Sarah Page. Coco, Mari and Helena are The Sweethearts, a manufactured girl band who are rarely off the front page of the tabloids. In need of some positive publicity, they travel to Afghanistan to do a special gig for the troops at Camp Bastion before the base is handed over to Afghan officials. A group of battle weary soldiers, chosen to protect these three beautiful celebrities, eagerly await their arrival. But when there’s an attack on the base, The Sweethearts and the soldiers are thrown together and forced to wait it out … Read more