Sunny Afternoon by Ray Davies and Joe Penhall
The World Premiere of the new musical exploring the rise to stardom of The Kinks, Sunny Afternoon, at the Hampstead Theatre Main House, a 325-seat fringe venue in north London, from 14 April to 24 May 2014.
Music and Lyrics by Ray Davies, book by Joe Penhall. Directed by Edward Hall and designed by Miriam Buether.
Set against the back-drop of a Britain caught mid-swing between the conservative 50s and riotous 60s, this production explores the euphoric highs and agonising lows of one of Britain’s most iconic bands and the irresistible music that influenced generations.