Iconic British sitcom The Good Life is to be presented in a world premiere stage production starring Rufus Hound. The Good Life UK Tour opens October 2021.
A brand new stage adaptation of beloved British sitcom The Good Life will tour the UK this Autumn. The new comedy by Jeremy Sams, is based on the classic television series by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey which entertained countless millions in the 1970s.
Directed by Jeremy Sams, this world premiere production will be the first time that the iconic characters of suburban neighbours the Goods and the Leadbetters will be seen on stage.
Starring actor, comedian and presenter Rufus Hound as Tom Good, The Good Life UK Tour will open at Theatre Royal Bath on 7 October 2021, before dates at Cheltenham Everyman, Salford Lowry, Oxford Playhouse, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Malvern Theatres, Richmond Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre.
Full casting for the production is still to be announced.
Remember the Goods – Tom and Barbara, suburban eco-warriors? And their next-door neighbours Margo and Jerry Leadbetter, desperately trying to maintain the Surbiton status quo? Jeremy Sams’s comedy leads the well-loved characters (not forgetting Geraldine the goat) through uproarious adventures, some old, some new and often (even today) hilariously familiar. This new play celebrates a time when, whatever our differences, we still managed to get on with our neighbours.
Beloved BBC sitcom The Good Life ran on British television from 1975 to 1978 starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington.
THE GOOD LIFE UK TOUR SCHEDULE 2021
7th – 16th October 2021
Theatre Royal Bath
19th – 23rd October 2021
26th – 30th October 2021
2nd – 6th November 2021
9th – 13th November 2021
Cambridge Arts Theatre
BOOK TICKETS [On sale soon]
16th – 20th November 2021
23rd – 27th November 2021
30th November – 4th December 2021
Chichester Festival Theatre
BOOK TICKETS [On sale from 11 September]