From Fun Home to Waitress, from Next to Normal to Finding Neverland - it's always fun collating the various rumours flying around theatreland. After a very busy...
Cool Hand Luke stage adaptation at Aldwych 23 Sep
Marc Warren cast as Luke Jackson in Cool Hand Luke, by Donn Pearce, adapted for the stage by Emma Reeves, which opens at the Aldwych Theatre, 3 Oct 2011, following previews from 23 Sep - booking to 7 Jan 2012
It is directed by Andrew Loudon, designed by Edward Lipscomb, lighting by Matthew Eagland. Produced by Novel Theatre.
Cool Hand Luke is the hard-hitting story of a World War II veteran turned convict and rebel, whose unquenchable spirit and refusal to be broken by the system becomes part of his fellow convicts' mythology of survival.
Marc Warren, is probably best known for his role as Danny Blue in BBC TV Series Hustle. His other TV credits include the Sky drama thriller Mad Dogs. On stage he played Ray Say in a West End revival of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the Vaudeville Theatre in 2009/10.