Full Casting Announced For The Northern Broadsides And York Theatre Royal Production Of THEY DON'T PAY? WE WON'T PAY!
Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal have announced full casting for their forthcoming touring production of They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay! Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation, based on Jon Laskin and Michael Aquilante's translation, of Dario Fo's political satire of civil disobedience Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
The cast will feature Lisa Howard (Flood, Slung Low and Hull City of Culture 2017and George's Marvellous Medicine, Curve Theatre) as Anthea; Steve Huison (Lomper in the Oscar and BAFTA award winning The Full Monty, Eddie Windass in Coronation Street, DinnerLadies, and When We Are Married, Northern Broadsides) as Jack; Matt Connor (The Woman in Black, West End and UK Tour and Richard III, Northern Broadsides) as Lewis; Suzanne Ahmet (Hard Times, Northern Broadsides and St George and the Dragon, National Theatre) as Maggie and Michael Hugo (Around the World in 80 Days, Touring and New Vic Theatre & Royal Exchange and Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Northern Broadsides) as Constable, Sergeant, Undertaker and 'Pops'.
Transposed to Brexit Britain, They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay! tells the story of Anthea who gets mixed up in a riot at her local supermarket and seizes the opportunity to stock her empty cupboards and those of her friend. But what will the two friends tell their law-abiding husbands?
Directed by Northern Broadsides new Artistic Director and Joint CEO Conrad Nelson, the production is designed by Jessica Worrall (When We Are Married, Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal) with lighting by Douglas Kuhrt (Pitmen Painters, Live Theatre, West End and Broadway).
They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay! will open at York Theatre Royal, from 5-13 October and will then tour till the 2 Dec.
Box Office: 01904 623568 or www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk
The THEY DON'T PAY? WE WON'T PAY! Tour
Tue 23 October-Sat 27 October at 7.30pm (Mat: 25 & 27 October at 2pm)
Hull Truck Theatre
Box office: 01482 323638 https://www.hulltruck.co.uk/
Tue 30 October-Sat 3 November at 7.30pm (31 October at 5.30pm,
Mat: 1 November at 1.30pm & 3 Nov at 2pm) -Liverpool Playhouse
Box office: 0151 7094776 https://www.everymanplayhouse.com/
Tue 6- Sat 10 November at 7.30pm (Mat: 8 & 10 November at 2.15pm)
New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Box Office 01782 717962 or www.newvictheatre.org.uk
Tue 13-Sat 17 November at 7.30pm (Mat:17 November at 2.30pm)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield
Box Office: 01484 430528 http://www.thelbt.org/
Tue 27 Nov - Sun 2 December at 7.30pm (Mat:01 Dec at 2.30pm & 02 December at 4pm)
The Viaduct Theatre, Halifax
Box Office 01422 255 266 or www.deanclough.com