Shobna Gulati and Joe McGann Star in UK Tour of APRIL IN PARIS; Comes to Glasgow, Aug 26-30
Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street, Dinnerladies) and Joe McGann (Calendar Girls, The Upper Hand) are to star in a UK tour of John Godber's bittersweet comedy, April in Paris.
Al and Bet's relationship is on the rocks. He recently lost his job, while she works in a shoe shop and can only dream of a better life. But things are about to change... When Bet wins a romantic night in Paris, the city of love, Al wonders who she'll take with her. Resigned to taking her husband, Paris actually reignites their relationship as never before, but the reality of returning home looms large... This hilarious romantic adventure, featuring John Godber's unique brand of observational comedy, was nominated Comedy of the Year in the Olivier Awards.
April in Paris will be at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow from Tuesday 26 until Saturday 30 August 2014.
Shobna Gulati is best known for playing Anita in Victoria Wood'sDinnerladies and Sunita Alahan in Coronation Street from 2001 to 2006, a role to which she returned at the end of 2009 and departed again in 2013. Since then she has been a panellist on Loose Women.
Joe McGann became a household name as Charlie Burrows, the "housekeeper" in the hit TV comedy series The Upper Hand which ran for six years. His major stages roles include Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof and Ray Say in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.
April in Paris is produced by Paul Tyrer & Jamie Clark for April in Paris Ltd with Jane Walmsley and Michael Braham for JAM Pictures Ltd, in association with Derby Theatre.
April in Paris
Theatre Royal Glasgow
Tues 26 - Sat 30 August
Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm
Tue & Sat mats 2.30pm
Box Office 0844 871 7647 (bkg fee)
www.atgtickets.com/glasgow (bkg fee)