It has been announced Joe Pasquale will star in the upcoming UK tour based on the classic 1970’s television comedy.
Joe Pasquale will star as the loveable but accident-prone Frank Spencer in the first ever stage production of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, touring the UK from the 21st February 2018.
He will be joined in the production by Sarah Earnshaw who will play his long-suffering wife Betty and Susie Blake his disapproving mother-in-law, Mrs Fisher.
This stage adaptation has been written by Guy Unsworth, based on the original TV series by Raymond Allen. Guy Unsworth will also be directing, with design by Simon Higlett.
During the tour, the production will visit: Swindon, Buxton, Bromley, Portsmouth, Crewe, Aberdeen, Eastbourne, Dartford, Wolverhampton and Hull.
Comedian Joe Pasquale’s previous stage credits include touring productions of Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Mel Brooks’s The Producers, The Wizard of Oz and, more recently, the West End and touring productions of Spamalot, as King Arthur.
Sarah Earnshaw is known for her performances in Travels With My Aunt (Chichester Festival), The Lady of the Lake in Spamalot (West End and UK Tour) and the original London cast of Wicked.
Susie Blake regularly appeared in the TV series and comedy specials of Victoria Wood, Russ Abbot and Stanley Baxter, and is perhaps particularly loved as the Continuity Announcer in Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV. More recently, she played regular Bev Unwin in Coronation Street from 2003 – 2006 Her theatre credits include Grumpy Old Women Live 2 & 3, When We Are Married (West End), Pygmalion(Chichester Festival Theatre), Madame Morrible in Wicked (West End) and Belinda Blair in Noises Off (National Theatre).
The tour is produced by Limelight Productions.
Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em will be touring the UK from the 21st February until the 30th June 2018.