The Fast Show’s Simon Day stars in Waiting for Waiting for Godot at the St James

Cast has been announced for Waiting for Waiting for Godot at the St James Studio.

Simon Day

Casting has been announced for Dave Hanson’s off-Broadway comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot which runs at the at St. James Theatre Studio from 30 August 2016 to 24 September 2016, with an official opening on 1 September 2016.

The Fast Show’s Simon Day will star alongside Laura Kirman and James Marlowe in the comedy directed by Mark Bell.

"Two hapless understudies occupy their time backstage, trying to understand art, life, theatre and their precarious existence within it. This hilariously witty comedy ponders Beckett, showbiz and just what on earth it’s all about. Turns out, the only people who truly understand Beckett’s Waiting For Godot, are the understudies..."

Simon Day is an English comedian best known for his roles in the sketch show 'The Fast Show'. Theatre credits include The Ladykillers (West End) and The Fast Show (Dominion Theatre). He appeared as a weekly guest on BBC One’s Paramount City before touring with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer and appearing with them on Big Night Out.

Laura Kirman's theatre credits include the Olivier Award winning The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre) and Peter Pan Goes Wrong (UK Tour).

James Marlowe's theatre credits include The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (UK Tour), Primetime (Royal Court), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Park Theatre) and The Bunker Trilogy (Southwark Playhouse, Edinburgh Festival and Australia).

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