Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch announced the cast and creative team for its production of Neville’s Island, playing 20 May – 12 June and 22 June – 3 July 2021. This fresh new staging of Tim Firth’s smash hit comedy launches the season at the Theatre and welcomes back Emma Baggot to direct, following her acclaimed productions of Misfits and Stiletto Beach.
The cast includes Beruce Khan (Shadowlands, Chichester Festival Theatre), Philip Cairns (Cyrano De Bergerac, The Playhouse Theatre), Sean Michael Verey (Pramface, BBC Three) and Stephen Leask (School of Rock, New London Theatre).
Director Emma Baggot is joined by set and costume designer James Button (Worst Wedding Ever, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, Salisbury Playhouse and New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich), Sound Designer AlexandraFaye Braithwaite (Grown Ups, Vaudeville Theatre),Lighting Designer Stephen Pemble (Misfits, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch) and Fight Director Haruka Kuroda(The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson, Park Theatre).
Four out-of-condition clueless middle managers are forced on the outdoor awayday from hell. Shipwrecked, wrapped in thick fog and cut off from civilisation with one cold sausage between them, Gordon, Angus, Roy and the hapless Neville are about to experience the misadventure of their lives…
From the critically acclaimed Tim Firth, writer of Calendar Girls, The Band and Our House, this award-nominated West End comedy is the perfect entertainment to welcome audiences safely back to live theatre, on their doorstep this summer.
Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul and Executive Director Mathew Russell say, ‘We’re excited to welcome this sterling team to the Theatre helmed by the brilliant Emma Baggot, for what will be a standout production of Tim’s hilarious hit show. We can’t wait to share this wonderful comedy with audiences in person’.
Tickets to Neville’s Island cost £12.50 – £29 plus 65p QRenew Fee, tickets for under 26s are just £8. To book, visit queens-theatre.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01708 443333.
Set and Costume Designer James Button
Sound Designer Alexandra Faye Braithwaite
Lighting Designer Stephen Pemble
Fight Director Haruka Kuroda