KT Tunstall and April de Angelis to present ‘Saving Grace’ musical

The musical will run for 12 performances at Riverside Studios.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter KT Tunstall will make her musical debut later this year, as she creates original music for the stage adaptation of Saving Grace. Saving Grace runs for 12 performances at Riverside Studios from 22 November to 4 December.

Saving Grace is based on the 2000 film of the same name, starring Brenda Blethyn, Craig Ferguson, and Martin Clunes. Saving Grace follows the title character as she begins a joint venture with gardener Matthew after her husband dies. Quickly, Grace finds herself in a horticultural underworld, but eventually reaches new highs. The TV show Doc Martin was created as a spinoff of the Saving Grace film.

KT Tunstall provides original music and lyrics for Saving Grace. April de Angelis writes the Saving Grace book, and Laurence Connor directs. The show features set and costume designs by Laura Hopkins, lighting design by Bruno Poet, and sound design by Richard Brooker.

The Saving Grace cast includes Anna McLeod, Cat Simmons, Claire O'Leary, Craig Ferguson, David Fynn, Dianne Pilkington, Ellen O' Grady, Gay Soper, Gunnar Cauthery, Johan Munir, Madison Swan, Nathanael Campbell, Silas Wyatt-Barke, Taite Elliot-Drew, Tasha Sheridan, Tim Prottey-Jones, and Wendy Somerville.

Saving Grace is in development for future performances in the West End. Saving Grace West End dates will be revealed in due course.

Who is KT Tunstall?

The BRIT Award-winning artist KT Tunstall is best known for songs including “Other Side of the World,” and “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree," as featured on her 2004 debut album Eye to the Telescope. Tunstall then worked on a trilogy of records: "KIN" to mark the soul, "WAX" to mark the body, and "NUT" to mark the mind.

Photo credit: Saving Grace film (Photo courtesy of New Line Cinema)

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