Radio Times The Tour 2012
11th September – 8th December 2012
After the sucess of the Watermill Theatre's production of Radio Times during the Summer 2011 Alex Armitage, Eleanor Lloyd and Lee Menzies are taking the critically acclaimed production on the road for a 12 venue UK tour, opening at Malvern’s Festival Theatre on Tuesday 11 September 2012. The actor musician cast, led by Gary Wilmot reprising his role as Sammy Shaw, is joined by Sara Crowe as Olive James.
The Watermill Theatre, West Berkshire
4th August - 24th September 2011
The Watermill Theatre in Newbury brought RADIO TIMES to the Berkshire countryside with their quintessential Actor - Musician twist. It received hit reviews from local and national press.
It starred West End Stars Gary Wilmot and Anna Jane Casey and featured Noel Gay songs such as Run Rabbit Run, Polishing The Sun and Hey Little Hen.
2011 script revisions by Alex Armitage
Me and My Girl
December 2010 - February 2011
Me and My Girl returned to its Yorkshire roots for Christmas 2010 as Sheffield Theatres produced a brand new production of Noel Gay's classic musical. Staring Daniel Crossley as Bill and Jemima Rooper as Sally as well as Marium Margolyes as The Dutchess. Directed by Anna Mackmin with Stephen Mear as Choreographer and Peter Mackintosh as Designer the Sheffiel Theatres production recieved fantastic reviews.
Radio Times 1991
Radio Times was originally performed at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1991 and The Queen's, Shaftesbury Avenue in 1992 starring Tony Slattery.
It was written by Abi Grant with music by Noel Gay.
Set in London's Criterion Theatre in the Spring of 1941, Radio Times traces the struggles of the cast of Variety Bandwagon, a BBC light entertainment show, broadcasting for the first time to live America.
Me and My Girl
Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Aldephi Theatre West End, Mariquis Theatre Broadway.
Mike Okrent's magical production of Me and My Girl starred Rober Lindsay as Bill Snibson and Emma Thompson as Sally Smith along with Frank Thornton as Sir John.
Directed by Mike Okrent with the book revisions by Stephen Fry.
In 1985 it won the Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Musical and Best Performer In A Musical (Robert Lindsay). Then had huge success at the Tonys and Critics Circle awards on Boradway.