Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Full casting announced for The Full Monty; Anthony Lewis replaces Joe Absolom

Full casting has been confirmed for the 2016-17 UK tour of Simon Beaufoy’s The Full Monty.

As previously announced, the show will star Gary Lucy as Gaz with Andrew Dunn as Gerald, Louis Emerick as Horse, Chris Fountain as Guy and Kai Owen as Dave. 

Anthony Lewis has replaced the previously announced Joe Absolom as Lomper; Absolom has withdrawn due to filming commitments.

Also joining the cast is Andrew Ashford, Adam Beresford, Pauline Fleming, William Ilkley, Jonathan McGarrity, Charlotte Powell, Jess Schofield and Fiona Skinner. The role of Nathan will be shared by Reiss Ward, James Burton, Monty Poole and Felix Yates.

The new tour of The Full Monty will begin in Bournemouth on 21st September 2016, finishing at the Sheffield Lyceum on 15th April 2017. The advance box office for the tour of over £5 million is breaking records at theatres around the country and extra performances have already been added at Birmingham Hippodrome and the Leeds Grand Theatre. 

Jack Ryder directs with design by Robert Jones, choreography by Ian West, lighting by Tim Lutkin and sound by Sarah Weltman.

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