Our Day Out the musical is coming to the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds

PUBLISHED: 07:00 18 August 2017

Our Day Out Young Company

Our Day Out Young Company

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Our Day Out the musical is coming to the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds.

Our Day Out Beth Tuckey and Young Company. Our Day Out Beth Tuckey and Young Company.

The homegrown production opens on Thursday August 24 and runs until Saturday September 2.

Written by multi-award-winning playwright Willy Russell, who went on to write Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine and Blood Brothers, this action-packed rewrite of the hit 1977 TV show follows the students, as they leave behind the harsh realities of the city and experience a day out they will never forget.

Mrs Kay will be played by Beth Tuckey. Beth was trained at Bristol Old Vic and appeared in An Inspector Calls in the West End. James Hirst takes on the role of Mr Briggs – RADA trained, James has also appeared in the West End as Mickey in Blood Brothers.

Starring as Mr Mark McDevitt, George Brockbanks trained at Arts Educational Schools and toured the UK, China, Russia and the USA with the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre of Scotland in David Greig’s Dunsinane. Olivier Award winning musicals Return to the Forbidden Planet and Jolson star Craig Stevenson features as Les, Ronny and the Zoo Keeper.

Tickets, £8.50 to £21.50, are available from www.theatreroyal.org

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