Casting announced for Mark Gatiss' Queers at the Old Vic

Casting has been announced for Queers at The Old Vic, a series of monologues curated by actor Mark Gatiss which will be performed in July. 

The marks the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 which decriminalised homosexuality between men in Britain. 

Russell Tovey, Fionn Whitehead and Sara Crowe are among the cast tht will perform the moolouges which also includes Mark Bonnar, Jack Derges, Ian Gelder, Kadiff Kirwan, and Gemma Whelan. 

Full details of the performances are as follows: 

Friday 28th July
The Man on the Platform by Mark Gatiss, performed by Jack Derges
The Perfect Gentleman by Jackie Clune, performed by Gemma Whelan
I Miss the War by Matthew Baldwin, performed by Ian Gelder
Something Borrowed by Gareth McLean, performed by Mark Bonnar

Monday 31st July
Missing Alice by Jon Bradfield, performed by Sara Crowe
Safest Spot in Town by Keith Jarrett, performed by Kadiff Kirwan
A Grand Day Out by Michael Dennis, performed by Fionn Whitehead
More Anger by Brian Fillis, performed by Russell Tovey

The performances will be directed by Gatiss, Max Webster and Joe Murphy, and will also be filmed to be screened on BBC Four later in August. 

Photo copyright Gage Skidmore (flickr)

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