It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Mojo has extended its booking period by two weeks to 8 Feb 2014 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
The show opened 13 Nov 2013, following previews from 26 Oct and is directed by Ian Rickson. Cast includes Brendan Coyle (Mickey), Rupert Grint (Sweets), Daniel Mays (Potts) , Ben Whishaw (Baby), Colin Morgan (Skinny), Tom Rhys Harries (Silver Johnny)
Set against the fledgling rock 'n' roll scene of 50s Soho, this play delves into the sleazy underworld and power games of London’s most infamous district.
This is the first major revival of the play, which won the Olivier award for Best New Comedy, when it opened at the Royal Court in 1995, prior to a run at West End's Duke of York's in 1996, which Ian Rickson also directed.
Brendan Coyle is well known as ' John Bates, the valet' in tv's Downton Abbey. Rupert Grint is best known as 'Ron Weasley' from the Harry Potter films. Daniel Mays recent London stage credits include 'Trelawny of the Wells' at the Donmar Warehouse in 2013; 'Hero' at the Royal Court in 2012; 'Moonlight' at the Donmar Warehouse in 2011; tv credits include Ronnie Biggs in Mrs Biggs; film credits include Eddie O'Grady in the 2010 film 'Made in Dagenham'. Ben Whishaw recent London stage credits include 'Peter and Alice" at the Noel Coward; his film credits include the role of Q in the James Bond film 'Skyfall'; tv credits include 'The Hour'. Colin Morgan is best known on television for playing the title role in the BBC’s long running series, Merlin. His stage credits include Ariel in The Tempest at Shakespeare’s Globe, Our Private Life for the Royal Court Theatre, All About My Mother at the Old Vic and the title role in Vernon Little God for the Young Vic. Tom Rhys Harries’ theatre credits include Torch Song Trilogy at the Menier Chocolate Factory.