Cast announced for Mrs Orwell at Old Red Lion Theatre

Casting announced for Mrs Orwell

Producers have announced casting for the world premiere of Proud Haddock’s production of Tony Cox’s play Mrs Orwell at the Old Red Lion Theatre. Mrs Orwell will run from 1 – 26 August 2017. University College Hospital, London, 1949. George Orwell is in the last chapter of his life with a severe case of Tuberculosis. He still believes he has at least three novels in him so to keep his morale up he promptly proposes to friend Sonia Brownell (played by Bonas), a 30 year old assistant magazine editor. When Sonia learns that she is his only hope, she must decide whether to succumb to the advances of Lucien Freud or enter a platonic marriage with one of the country’s most renowned writers. The production will explore the private side of one of the most public icons of the 20th century. This theme of public and private contrasts will be … Read more

Out Of Order UK Tour

Out Of Order Uk Tour

The UK’s master of farce Ray Cooney will direct a new production of his Olivier Award-winning comedy Out Of Order on tour around the UK in 2017. The cast of Out Of Order will include Arthur Bostrom, best known for his iconic role as ‘Officer Crabtree’ in sitcom classic ‘Allo ‘Allo as the Hotel Manager, Shaun Williamson (EastEnders, Extras) as George Pigden; Sue Holderness (Only Fools & Horses, Green Green Grass) as Mrs Willey; Andrew Hall (Butterflies, Coronation Street) as Richard Willey; Susie Amy (Footballers’ Wives) as Jane Worthington; James Holmes (Miranda) as the Waiter; Elizabeth Elvin as Nurse Foster; Jules Brown as Ronnie Worthington, and David Warwick as The Body. Completing the cast are Raphael Bar, Simon Murray, and Kate Sawyer. When Tory Junior Minister Richard Willey tries to spend the evening with Jane, one of the Opposition’s secretaries, in the Westminster Hotel, things don’t exactly go according to … Read more

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