Boeing Boeing Cast Update!

Boeing Boeing Cast Update!

Casting update for Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross, which opens at the Comedy Theatre 15 Feb 2007, following previews from 3 Feb - booking to 28 April 2007.

Joining previously mentioned Roger Allam (Bernard), Frances De La Tour (Bertha) , Mark Rylance (Robert), will be Daisy Beaumont (Jacqueline), Michelle Gomez (Judith), Tamzin Outhwaite (Janet).

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It is directed by Matthew Warchus, designed by Rob Howell, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Act Productions, Matthew Byam Shaw and Robert G Bartner.

Bernard (Roger Allam), a successful architect living in Paris, thought he could easily cope with his three air hostess fianees (Daisy Beaumont, Michelle Gomez and Tamzin Outhwaite). It was all a question of timetables and a reliable, long-suffering housekeeper (Frances de la Tour) who reluctantly has the role of romantic air-traffic controller. When old school chum Robert (Mark Rylance) arrives, Bernard relishes the chance to show his wide-eyed friend his first-class operation at work. Unfortunately, schedules change, flights are delayed and a new turbo-charged Boeing aircraft is introduced: chaos ensues in this hysterical whirl of mayhem and matchmaking.

Daisy Beaumont’s television work includes Channel 4’s Star Stories, Down to Earth, This Life, Close Relations and EastEnders. Her theatre work includes Kevin Elyot’s The Day I Stood Still at the National Theatre. Her film work includes Shanghai Knights, Hugo’s Weekend, Miracle at Midnight and The World is Not Enough.

Michelle Gomez is best known for her performance as Staff Liaison Officer Sue White in the Channel 4 Comedy Series, The Green Wing. She was BAFTA nominated for her performance as Janice in C4’s The Book Group and is currently playing opposite Jack Dee in BBC 4’s The Lead Balloon. Her other television work includes Wedding Belles, My Family, Manchild and Carrie and Barrie. In the theatre her work includes Trainspotting and The Vagina Monologues in the West End, Sleep with Me for the National Theatre. Her film work includes Chromophobia, The Wrong Blonde and Soft Touch.

Tamzin Outhwaite is best known for her television roles including Melanie in EastEnders as well as leading roles in Red Cap, Hustle, Frances Tuesday and Hotel Babylon. Her theatre work includes Breathing Corpses and Flesh Wound for the Royal Court, Oliver at the London Palladium. Her film work includes the forthcoming Cassandra’s Dream by Woody Allen, Back Waters and Out of Control.

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