A Walk On Part, Based on Political Diaries of Chris Mullin, to Transfer to West End's Arts Theatre

News   A Walk On Part, Based on Political Diaries of Chris Mullin, to Transfer to West End's Arts Theatre A Walk On Part, based on the diaries of former British Member of Parliament Chris Mullin, will transfer to the West End's Arts Theatre, beginning performances June 19, prior to an official opening June 26, for a run through July 14.

It has previously enjoyed runs at Newcastle's Live Theatre, London's Soho Theatre and a private performance in the State Rooms at the House of Commons for MPs, peers and Lords. It is adapted for the stage by Michael Chaplin, directed by Max Roberts, and features John Hodgkinson as Chris Mullin.

In a press statement, Roberts commented, "I am thrilled A Walk on Part is continuing into the West End and the work of two extremely witty and skillful writers (Michael Chaplin and Chris Mullin) will be enjoyed by a wider audience, along with the extraordinary performances from this exceptionally talented cast."

Hodgkinson's previous theatre credits include The Winter's Tale (Headlong Tour), His Dark Materials, Uncle Vanya and Neville’s Island (all Birmingham Rep), Aristo (Chichester Festival Theatre), Hapgood (Birmingham Rep/West Yorkshire Playhouse) and The Front Page and Absurdia (both Donmar Warehouse). He has also appeared regularly for the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

He is joined by returning cast members Tracy Gillman and Hywel Morgan plus Joe Caffrey who will together play over 100 different characters including Tony Benn, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, George Osbourne and John Prescott.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7478 0100, or visit www.artstheatrewestend.com.

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