Photo Flash: First Look at Promo Shots of Mark Benton, Henry Hobson and Jodie McNee in HOBSON'S CHOICE
Directed by Nadia Fall (Doctor's Dilemma and Home at the National Theatre, Disgraced at the Bush Theatre), Mark Bentonplays Henry Hobson alongside Jodie McNee (Maggie Hobson) and Karl Davies (Willy Mossop) in this comedy from the cobbles of Lancashire. Henry Hobson's future is threatened by his daughter's marriage to long-suffering boot-maker Willie Mossop. With Hobson's impending fall from grace, it is Willie who triumphs in this unlikely love story, as newfound fortitude deals a resolution that is - Hobson's Choice. Check out a first look at the promo shots below!
Further casting includes Kate Adler (Ada Figgins), Robin Bowerman (Dr Macfarlane), Hannah Britland (Vickey Hobson),Nadia Clifford (Alice Hobson), Joanna David (Mrs Hepworth), Bill Fellows (Jim Heeler), Jordan Metcalfe (Albert Prosser),Leon Williams (Fred Beenstock) and Richard Syms (Tubby Wadlow).
Following the opening production of the season All My Sons which runs from 15 May to 7 June, Hobson's Choice will preview from 12 June and run until 12 July. Twelfth Night re-imagined for everyone aged six and over will run from 21 June to 12 July directed by Max Webster and the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess will be staged from 17 July to 23 August prior to the return of To Kill a Mockingbird, which will bring the 2014 summer season to a close from 28 August to 13 September.
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Photo Credit: Hugo Glendinning
Jodie McNee and Mark Benton