News: Full cast announced for Some Mothers UK tour

The producers of the highly acclaimed UK tour of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em have announced the casting of Moray Treadwell as Mr Luscombe/Mr Worthington, David Shaw-Parker as Father O’Hara and Ben Watson as Desmond/Constable. They join the previously announced Joe Pasquale as the loveable but accident-prone Frank Spencer, Sarah Earnshaw as his long-suffering wife Betty and Susie Blake as his disapproving mother-in-law, Mrs Fisher. Also in the cast are Peter F Gardiner and Jayne Ashley.

Moray Treadwell most recently appeared in the UK tour of No Man’s Land. His other theatre credits include Hysteria (national tour for London Classic Theatre Company), The Railway Children (King’s Cross Theatre), The Beatles LOVE Show (Cirque Du Soleil, Las Vegas), Waiting For Godot (Italian tour), The Importance of Being Earnest (Vienna’s English Theatre) and The Ruling Class (Frankfurt’s English Theatre).

David Shaw-Parker began his career at the Royal Shakespeare Company, appearing in over 25 productions for them. His many other theatre credits include Telyegin in Uncle Vanya (Hampstead Theatre), Leo Fairchild in Lady in The Van (Bath Theatre Royal), John Hitchcock in McQueen (St. James Theatre), Trevor Nunn’s productions of My Fair Lady (National Theatre and Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Acorn Antiques (West End), and Lucy Bailey’s production of Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare’s Globe).

Ben Watson is an actor, writer, director and comedian who recently starred in Aladdin (White Rock Theatre, Hastings). His theatre credits include The History of Everything (UK Tour), I Capture The Castle (Watford Palace / Bolton Octagon / Oxford Playhouse), Blue Brothers Party (UK / Japan Tour) The Jungle Book (UK Tour), A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Comedy of Errors (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival).

The 2020 UK Tour of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em will begin at Churchill Theatre, Bromley on Wednesday 26 February 2020, with a Gala night on Thursday 27 February 2020.

In addition, Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em will now play Theatre Royal Windsor (24 – 28 March), The Beck Theatre Hayes (31 March – 4 April), Stoke Regent Theatre (14 – 18 April), Aylesbury Waterside Theatre (28 April – 2 May), The Gordon Craig Theatre Stevenage (5 – 9 May), Swansea Grand Theatre (9 – 13 June), Leeds Grand Theatre (23 – 27 June) and Kings Theatre Portsmouth (30 June – 4 July).

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em will be directed by Guy Unsworth and designed by Simon Higlett, with lighting design by Matt Haskins, sound design by Ian Horrocks-Taylor and choreography by Jenny Arnold.

The UK Tour will be produced by Limelight Productions.

2020 TOUR SCHEDULE

26 – 29 February
Churchill Theatre, Bromley
churchilltheatre.co.uk

3 – 7 March
Lighthouse, Poole
www.Lighthousepoole.co.uk

10 – 14 March
Nottingham Theatre Royal
www.trch.co.uk

17 – 21 March
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
www.everymantheatre.org.uk

24 – 28 March
Theatre Royal Windsor             
theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk

31 March – 4 April
The Beck Theatre, Hayes
www.becktheatre.org.uk

14 – 18 April
Stoke Regent Theatre                                                                                                                           www.atgtickets.com/stoke

21 – 25 April
Blackpool Grand Theatre
www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk

28 April – 2 May
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
www.atgtickets.com/aylesbury-waterside-theatre*

5 – 9 May
The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage
www.gordon-craig.co.uk

12 – 16 May
Newcastle Theatre Royal
www.theatreroyal.co.uk 

19 – 23 May
The Alexandra, Birmingham                             www.atgtickets.com/birmingham

2 – 6 June
St Helens Theatre Royal
www.sthelenstheatreroyal.com

9 – 13 June
Swansea Grand Theatre
www.swanseagrand.co.uk

16 – 20 June
Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
marlowetheatre.com 

23 – 27 June
Leeds Grand Theatre
www.leedsgrandtheatre.com

30 June – 4 July
Kings Theatre Portsmouth                               
www.kingsportsmouth.co.uk

7 – 11 July
Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford
www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk

14 – 18 July
Palace Theatre, Southend
palacetheatresouthend.co.uk

Photo credit: Scott Rylander

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