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Goodnight Mister Tom Cast Announced

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is thrilled to now announce some more of the professional cast who will be joining Roy Hudd for our summer production of Goodnight Mister Tom. We are also still seeking boys aged 10-13 to play some of the crucial children’s roles in the show to balance the cast as part of the Summer School Project.

Chris Hannon will be playing the roles of Mr Miller and Mr Stelton. Chris has previously starred as Luigi in Coronation Street (ITV), Darrel in Lunch Monkeys (BBC Three) and Brian in Topsy and Tim (Cbeebies). Chris has also written pantomimes for Theatre Royal including 2017/18’s Dick Whittington and the forthcoming Sleeping Beauty.

Steve Huison will be playing the roles of Charlie Ruddles, Doctor Little and ARP Warden. Steve is best known for his role as Lomper in the massively successful UK box-office and critical hit film The Full Monty (1997) but has also starred as Norman Dunstan in The Royal Today and as Eddie Windass in Coronation Street (both ITV).

They will both join Roy Hudd who stars as the grumpy but loveable Mister Tom to complete the male lineup of professional actors, but we are still looking for boys aged 10-13 to play the crucial children’s roles of the story including young William, the boy who is evacuated from his home in London and sent to live with Mister Tom. If you are interested in applying, please email natalie@theatreroyal.org for more information.

Goodnight Mister Tom is a Theatre Royal production of a play by David Wood, adapted from the book by Michelle Magorian. Performances will run from Fri 24 Aug – Sat 8 Sep, tickets are on sale at the Box Office, call 01284 769505, book online at www.theatreroyal.org/shows/goodnight-mister-tom/ or visit the theatre in person.

A special thanks to our sponsors Anglia Suspended Ceilings and to Bury Rotary for their bursary support.