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...
The full cast has been anounced for What The Butler Saw, by Joe Orton, directed by Sean Foley, which opens at the Vaudeville Theatre, 16 May 2012, following previews from 4 May- booking to 25 Aug 2012.
Joining previously mentioned Omid Djalili as Dr Rance, are Tim McInnerny (Dr Prentice ), Samantha Bond (Mrs Prentice) Georgia Moffett (Geraldine Barclay) , Jason Thorpe ( Sergeant Match), Nick Hendrix (Nicholas Beckett) .
When psychoanalyst Dr Prentice instructs his new secretary to undress, little does he expect to be interrupted by his wife, her blackmailing lover, a meddling government inspector and an inquisitive policeman. But hiding a naked woman is the least of his worries, as libidos run riot, identities are swapped and social decorum is buried.
Omid Djalili is British-Iranian actor/comedian. He has featured in films including The Mummy, Gladiator, Spy Game, Mean Machine, Modigliani, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Casanova, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, The Love Guru, The Infidel and Sex and the City 2. On television, his credits include Small Potatoes, Dinutopia, Whoopi and The Omid Djalili Show. His current t UK Tour finised on 25 February at the Hammersmith Apollo.
Tim McInnerny is probably best known as Lord Percy and Captain Darling in four series of Blackadder. His stage roles have included Hamlet (National Theatre), Frank N Furter (West End) and Iago and Judge Brack (The Globe). Tim’s many films include Notting Hill.
Samantha Bond’s recent theatre appearances include the King James Readings at the National Theatre, An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville, Arcadia at the Duke of York’s and Donkeys’ Years at the Comedy. On film, she is best known as Miss Moneypenny in several of the James Bond films. On television, she plays Lady Rosamund Painswick in Downton Abbey and Angela in Outnumbered.
Georgia Moffett’s television roles include Jenny in Doctor Who, Emma in White Van Man and Lady Vivian in Merlin. On stage, she has appeared in Total Eclipse at the Chocolate Factory and Getting Through at the Royal Court.