Monday, 2 February 2015

Sunny Afternoon extends West End booking to October 2015

Sunny Afternoon has announced a further extension to its West End run. It is now booking until 24th October 2015 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

The new musical, which tells the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks, recently celebrated its 100th performance.

Fifty years ago, The Kinks were sitting at Number One in the UK charts with their fifth single ‘Tired of Waiting For You’.  The cast of Sunny Afternoon includes John Dagleish as Ray Davies, George Maguire as Dave Davies, Ned Derrington as Pete Quaife and Adam Sopp as Mick Avory.

The cast also includes: Carly Anderson, Philip Bird, Ashley Campbell, Ben Caplan, Lillie Flynn, Emily Goodenough, Elizabeth Hill, Vince Leigh, Amy Ross, Dominic Tighe and Tam Williams.

Following a sold-out run at Hampstead Theatre, Sunny Afternoon opened at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 28th October 2014. The show has music and lyrics by Ray Davies, new book by Joe Penhall, original story by Ray Davies, direction by Edward Hall, design by Miriam Buether and choreography by Adam Cooper, 

Lighting is by Rick Fisher, sound by Matt McKenzie and the Musical Supervisor and Musical Director is Elliott Ware.

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