TV Star Cole to Head Cast of London's Shell Seekers

News   TV Star Cole to Head Cast of London's Shell Seekers One of Britain's most popular actresses, Stephanie Cole — best known for the television sitcom "Waiting For God" — will star in a stage adaptation of Rosamund Pilcher's novel "The Shell Seekers" at Richmond Theatre.

Set in London and Cornwall, The Shell Seekers traces three generations of one family, from the Second World War to the present day. Cole plays the central character, Penelope Keeling, who looks back on her life after a heart attack.

The adapters of Pilcher's book are husband and wife team Terence Brady and Charlotte Bingham, who have created some of the most popular television drama series of the last thirty years, including "Upstairs, Downstairs," "Forever Green" and "Nanny."

The Shell Seekers runs Oct. 27-Nov. 1.