Casting Announced for West End Revival of Tim Firth's Neville’s Island

News   Casting Announced for West End Revival of Tim Firth's Neville’s Island
 
Chichester Festival Theatre’s 2013 revival of Tim Firth’s Neville’s Island is to transfer to the West End’s Duke of York’s Theatre, beginning performances Oct. 10 prior to an official opening Oct. 21.

It will feature Adrian Edmondson, reprising his performance as George, from the Chichester run, newly joined by Miles Jupp, Neil Morrissey and Robert Webb, replacing John Marquez, Tim McMullan and Rufus Hound.

The production is directed, as it was at Chichester, by Angus Jackson. The play, which was originally staged at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough in 1992 and subsequently at Nottingham Playhouse in 1994, from where it transferred to the West End’s Apollo Theatre. It was adapted as TV film for ITV in 1998 that starred Timothy Spall, Martin Clunes, David Bamber and Jeff Rawle.

Adrian Ade Edmondson, who plays George, is best known for his roles in television series "The Young Ones" and "Bottom," both of which he co-wrote alongside long-time comedy collaborator Rik Mayall. He starred in the 1985 feature film "The Supergrass" and appeared in numerous TV series including "Blackadder," "Jonathan Creek" and "Holby City." 

Jupp, who plays Angus, was most recently seen in the hit BBC series "Rev and Sky’s Spy." 

Morrissey, who plays Neville, is best known for his role as Tony in the BBC sitcom "Men Behaving Badly," in which he starred for seven series.  
Webb, who plays Roy, is best known for his role as Jeremy in Channel 4’s multi-award winning "Peep Show" in which he stars alongside long-time collaborator David Mitchell. 

Neville’s Island is designed by Robert Innes Hopkins with lighting by Howard Harrison, sound by Paul Groothuis and music by Isobel Waller-Bridge. It is produced by Jamie Hendry Productions.



To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 871 3051 or visit www.nevillesisland.co.uk for more details.

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