PHOTO CALL: At the Royal National Theatre: Matthew Bourne's Play Without Words

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Photo by Sheila Burnett

Will Kemp is featured as 60's swinger Anthony with Steve Kirkham as his servant, Prentice, in Matthew Bourne's latest piece of dance theatre, Play Without Words.

When wealthy playboy Anthony buys a new flat in 1960's Chelsea, he naturally wants to show it off to his beautiful fiancee, Glenda, and their friends. To keep the new place perfect, he hires a servant, Prentice, who, in turn, hires a maid. But just when Anthony thinks life can't be better, everything around him starts to unravel. Play Without Words is triple-cast among the leads as three dancers appear on stage at the same time, playing the differing emotions in Anthony and Prentice and Glenda.

— By Christine Ehren