The Full Monty – York Opera House

THE FULL MONTY which also won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production will open at the Cheltenham Everyman Theatre on 6th September 2018.

This ALL STAR CAST will be led again by Gary Lucy (Luke Morgan in Hollyoaks, EastEnders, The Bill, Footballers’s Wives, winner of Dancing On Ice) who has made the part of Gaz his own, along with Andrew Dunn (best known as Tony in Dinnerladies and for his regular appearances playing Alastair Campbell in Bremner, Bird & Fortune) as Gerald, Louis Emerick (Mike Thornberry in Coronation Street, Norman the Doorman in Benidorm, Brookside, Last of the Summer Wine) as Horse, Joe Gill (Finn Barton in Emmerdale) as Lomper, Kai Owen (Rhys in Torchwood & Pete in Hollyoaks) as Dave and James Redmond (Finn in Hollyoaks & Abs Denham in Casualty) as Guy.

Joining them will be Liz Carney as Jean, Amy Thompson as Mandy, Bryonie Pritchard as Linda and Keeley Fitzgerald as Sharon. Through these woman we see the other side of the story, the challenging journey’s they face to stand by their men and how they ultimately take their hats off to them all. Other cast members include Andrew Ashford, Stephen Donald, Alex Frost, Fraser Kelly and Lee Toomes.

THE FULL MONTY is Simon Beaufoy’s first work for the theatre. His screen credits include: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Salmon Fishing in Yemen, Battle of the Sexes & Slumdog Millionaireas well as The Full Monty.

This new production will be directed by Rupert Hill whose’s credits include directing the films Leatherbird, Mole Hills, and Rolling with Punches.Rupert is also an actor and has been a previous FULL MONTY cast member and known from Coronation Street where he played Jamie Baldwin.

The production is designed by Robert Jones (National Theatre and RSC).  Choreography by Ian West (The Blues Brothers & The Play What I Wrote) Lighting is by Colin Grenfell (theatre award winner for Blackwatch) and sound by Luke Swaffield (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night).

THE FULL MONTY stage play has become one of the most phenomenal theatrical productions ever. This ‘CHUFFING BRILLIANT’ production about six out-of-work, impoverished steelworkers from Sheffield with nothing to lose took the world by storm and has become one of Britain’s most successful shows. Based on his highly acclaimed, smash hit film and adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy, this hilarious and heartfelt production has received standing ovations every night and features the iconic songs from the film by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones.

The performance will be at York Opera House between 15-20 October.