Casting has been announced for the Park Theatre’s upcoming production The Retreat, playing at the theatre from the 2nd November. 

Yasmine Akram (Tara)%2c Samuel Anderson (Luke) and Adam Deacon (Tony). THE RETREAT. Photo Credit Craig Sugden.jpg
(c) Criag Sugden. 

Luke left his high-flying City life to discover serenity in the Highlands, but he can’t escape his past. Is Tony everything wrong with Luke’s old life, or is he the only one who can really see into his soul?

It has been announced that Adam Deacon will play Tony, Samuel Anderson will play Luke and Yasmine Akram will play Tara in Kathy Burke’s production of Sam Bain’s comedy drama. 

Adam Deacon is best known for playing the lead role of Jay in films Kidulthood and Adulthood, and for his directorial debut Anuvahood, in which he also starred, for which he won the BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Samuel Anderson is known for his role of Danny Pink in the eighth series of BBC’s Doctor Who, and Daniel in the Sky1 sitcom Trollied. Other television work includes Ross Kirk in Emmerdale (ITV), Totally Frank (Channel 4), Moving On (BBC One) and Loaded (Channel 4).

Yasmine Akram has starred as Janine in the hit BBC show Sherlock, Jonesy in Netflix’s Lovesick, and has been a series regular in shows including Stella(Sky1), Undercover (Dave), Asylum (BBC) and Unforgotten (ITV).

The Retreat is written by Sam Bain, who along with Jesse Armstrong has co-created and co-written nine series of the Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show, winning BAFTA, British Comedy, Royal Television Society and Writers Guild of Great Britain Awards.

This production is directed by Kathy Burke who is best known for her television work including Ab Fab, Harry Enfield and Chums and Gimme Gimme Gimme. 

The Retreat will include set and costume designs by Paul Wills, lighting design by Paul Keogan and Sound Design by John Leonard. It is produced by Debbie Hicks and Jesse Romain in association with Park Theatre.

The Retreat will play at the Park Theatre from the 2nd November until the 2nd December. For more information and to book tickets visit: https://www.parktheatre.co.uk/whats-on/the-retreat

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