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Our Boys by Jonathan Lewis at the Duchess from 26 Sep
Our Boys by Jonathan Lewis, opens at the Duchess Theatre 3 Oct 2012, following previews from 26 Sep - booking to 15 Dec 2012.
The cast includes Cian Barry (Keith), Arthur Darvill (Parry) , Laurence Fox (Joe).
It is directed by David Grindley, designed by Jonathan Fensom, lighting by Jason Taylor, sound by Gregory Clarke. Produced by James Seabright, Jenny Topper, Sue Scott Davison and Lee Menzies.
An account of the tribulations, tedium and terror that young soldiers face when recovering from injuries incurred in the line of duty. Five young soldiers are killing nothing but time when their daily routine of TV, lonely hearts ads and light-hearted banter is shattered by the arrival of an unwelcome authority figure: a young officer fresh from Sandhurst. The camaraderie of this unlikely band of brothers is soon jeopardised by a dangerous incident and an act of betrayal. With charges of misconduct looming, accusations fly – and then the fighting really starts.
Arthur Darvill is best known as Rory Williams in TV's Doctor Who. His other television credits include Ladies Paradise, Little Dorritt, He Kills Coppers and The Verdict. Recent London theatre credits include Doctor Faustus (Shakespeare’s Globe), Been So Long (Young Vic), Swimming With Sharks (Vaudeville) and Terre Haute (Trafalgar Studios and on tour).
Laurence Fox is best known as Detective Sergeant James Hathaway in the ITV drama series Lewis. His London stage credits include Peter Hall’s production of Mrs Warren’s Profession (Novello), Tis a Pity She’s a Whore (Southwark Playhouse).
Cian Barry London stage credits include The Member Of The Wedding (Young Vic) and The Rivals (Southwark Playhouse).