New musical Are You As Nervous As I Am? reveal full casting. The shows world premiere will be at Greenwich Theatre from 1-23 October.
The story follows a journey of two sisters – Peggy and Janet – in their search for happiness. Fighting against their mother’s dysfunctional behaviour, they are forced apart to pursue lives away from their home in Wales.
The piece will star Bill Ward (Coronation Street), joining Katie Elin-Salt in the role of Peggy and Emma Thornett as her sister Janet.
Listen to Katie Elin-Salt perform below.
Also set to appear are Sarah Ingram (Flashdance) as Catrin/Christine, Daniel Abbott (Groan Up) as Larry and Simon Furness (Uncle Vanya) as Peter. In addition to, Ian Houghton (War Horse) as The Welsh Soldier/Sam Berkowitz, Emily-Mae (City of Angels) as Kiki Kavelle and Jenny Perry (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) as A Cockney Girl/Peggy and Janet Cover.
Are You As Nervous As I Am? is written by Simon Spencer, with music by Leighton James House and lyrics by Shaun McKenna. The production is directed by Phoebe Barran, with musical arrangements by Dr Matthew Malone, set and costume design by Kevin Jenkins, lighting by Mike Robertson and movement by Denni Sayers.