Cast update The Village Bike at the Royal Court Upstairs
The cast has been announced for The Village Bike By Penelope Skinner, which opens at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, 1 July 2011, following previews from 24 June - running to 23 July 2011.
Romola Garai plays Becky. Her stage credits include Three Sisters at the Lyric Hammersmith and King Lear and The Seagull at the RSC. On screen, she appeared in the BBC drama The Crimson Petal and the White and also played the lead in the BBC adaptation of Emma.
Alexandra Gilbreath plays Jenny. Her stage credits include Hay Fever at the Rose Theatre Kingston, Olivia in Twelfth Night at the RSC. She is best known for playing Stella Moon in Monarch of the Glen.
Nicholas Burns plays Becky’s husband John. His stage credits include Ghost Stories and Fat Pig in the West End.
It is directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.
Becky's pregnant and frustrated. But her husband is more interested in the baby manual than her new underwear so she turns to the porn stash under the bed. As the summer heats up, a brief encounter sends her speeding downhill towards reckless abandon.
(Age 18+. Contains scenes of a sexual nature)