The production is set to open at the Churchill Theatre Bromley on the 14th September, before playing 10 further venues around the country.
It has been announced that Annette Hannah will play the role of ‘Francine’ in Séan Aydon’s brand-new adaption of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, which will embark on a UK tour from September. The production marks Annette Hannah’s professional theatre debut. She has most recently appeared in the third season of Netflix’s The Witcher and in the CBBC show The Worst Witch as ‘Mabel Tapioca’. Annette made her first on screen appearance in HBO’s Game of Thrones.
She is joining the previously announced Eleanor Mcloughlin who will play ‘Victoria Frankenstein’, Basienka Blake as ‘Captain/Richter’, Cameron Robertson as ‘The Creature’, Dale Mathurin as ‘Henry’ and Lula Marsh as ‘Elizabeth’.
1943. Whilst Europe tears itself apart, two women hide from their past at what feels like the very end of the world. And one of them has a terrifying story to tell…
“I created life. You don’t believe me but it’s true. I didn’t start from scratch of course but out of portions and odd ends I made something –alive. But what I created… it wasn’t a superhuman. It was a monster.”
The tour dates for the production is as follows:
14 – 16 September Churchill Theatre Bromley
19 – 23 September Derby Theatre
26 – 30 September Exeter Northcott
3-7 October Cambridge Arts Theatre
10 – 14 October Theatre By The Lake, Keswick
17 – 21 October Darlington Hippodrome
24 – 28 October York Theatre Royal
31 October – 4 November Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds
7 – 11 November Ipswich New Wolsey Theatre
14 – 18 November Malvern Theatres
21 – 25 November Devonshire Park Theatre Eastbourne
Produced by Tilted Wig Productions, this production of Frankenstein has design by Nicky Bunch (Potted Panto costumes, Apollo Theatre & Garrick Theatre), lighting by Matt Haskins (Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Broadway, West End, Canada, The Empress – RSC) and a score by Eamonn O’Dwyer (Brief Encounter at Watermill Theatre, Lady Chatterley’s Lover UK Tour; Twelfth Night & Henry V at Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, York).
For more information about the production visit: https://www.tiltedwigproductions.com/frankenstein