Andrew Dunn will take over as Mr Perks in Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children from tomorrow (24th June 2015).
Dunn recently played Gerald in the UK tour of The Full Monty. His theatre credits also include: The Price of Everything (Scarborough), Kay Mellor's A Passionate Woman (Hull) and Art and Brassed Off (both at Theatre Royal, York).
On screen, Dunn played Roger Stiles in Coronation Street between 2007 and 2008 and has made appearances in Victoria Wood’s Dinnerladies, Bremner and Bird and Fortune.
Dunn joins: Caroline Harker as Mother, Louise Calf as Phyllis, Clare Corbett as Mrs Perks, Jack Hardwick as Peter, Mark Hawkins as Jim/District Super, Connie Hyde as Mrs Viney, Andrew Loudon as Father/Doctor, Serena Manteghi as Bobbie, Blair Plant as Schepansky and Moray Treadwell as the Old Gentleman, plus a children’s ensemble made up of four teams of ten children aged between 9 and 15.
The Railway Children opened at the King’s Cross Theatre in January. Directed by Damian Cruden, the production is currently booking to 6th September 2015.
Photo Credit: Johan Persson