Theatre Royal Bathtub Productions is delighted to announce that Michael Frayn’s multi award-winning farce, Noises Off, will head to the West Finish’s Phoenix Theatre for a strictly restricted run from 19 January to 11 March 2023.
Noises Off stars Felicity Kendal (The Good Life, Comparatively Talking and Hay Fever) as Dotty Otley, Tracy-Ann Oberman (EastEnders, Friday Night time Dinner and Edmond) as Belinda Blair and Matthew Kelly (The Dresser, Ready For Godot, in addition to internet hosting Stars In Their Eyes and You Wager!) as Selsdon Mowbray, Alexander Hanson as Lloyd Dallas, Joseph Millson as Garry Lejeune, Sasha Frost as Brooke Ashton, Pepter Lunkuse as Poppy Norton Taylor and Jonathan Coy as Fredrick Fellows.
One of many best British comedies ever written, Michael Frayn’s celebrated play serves up a riotous double invoice – a play inside a play. Hurtling alongside at breakneck velocity, Noises Off follows the on and off-stage antics of a touring theatre firm as they stumble their approach by means of the fictional farce, Nothing On. From the shambolic last rehearsals earlier than opening evening in Weston-super-Mare, to a disastrous matinee in Ashton-Below-Lyme seen solely, and hilariously silently, from backstage, earlier than we share their last, brilliantly catastrophic efficiency in Stockton-on-Tees.
After watching from the wings a manufacturing of his 1970 farce The Two of Us with Richard Briers and Lynn Redgrave and noting that the goings on behind the scenes had been funnier than out entrance, Michael Frayn wrote Noises Off. The unique manufacturing opened in London in 1982 earlier than changing into a worldwide hit. A function movie was made from Noises Off in 1992.