Next week, Lawrence Batley Theatre’s brand new online radio play – The Understudy – will be broadcast in two parts first on 20th May and on the 27th May.
Images have been released of its stellar line-up of actors, who have all recorded their lines completely in isolation, includes Stephen Fry, Mina Anwar, Layton Williams, Emily Atack, Russell Tovey, Sheila Atim MBE, Sarah Hadland and many more. Proceeds of this project with Theatre Development Trust (SOLT and UK Theatre), Acting for Others and Equity Charitable Trust to raise funds for the theatre industry.
Based on the best-selling novel by David Nicholls, The Understudy tells the story of an underdog – a failed husband, a failing father, a failing actor, and the impossible choice he’s going to have to make between stealing the show and stealing another man’s wife.
Part 1 of The Understudy will be released on Wednesday 20th May and Part 2 of The Understudy will be released on Wednesday 27th May. For more information, see www.understudyplay.com