Monday, 8 September 2014

Catherine Tate leads cast of Assassins at Menier Chocolate Factory

Catherine Tate will lead the cast of Jamie Lloyd's Assassins which opens at the Menier Chocolate Factory on 21 November 2014.
Tate will be in the show until 8 February, with her replacement for the rest of the run until 7 March 2015 to be announced.
She is joined in the cast by Carly Bawden (My Fair Lady, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg), Simon Lipkin (Rock of Ages, I Can't Sing!), Mike McShane (Little Shop of Horrors, La Cage Aux Folles), Andy Nyman (Abigail's Party, Terrible Advice) and David Roberts (Ghost the Musical, Mamma Mia!), with full casting to be announced.

Catherine Tate is known to TV audiences for The Catherine Tate ShowDoctor Who and Big School, among others. Her theatre credits include Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndham's) and Under the Blue Sky (Duke of York's).
Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Tony Award-winning musical looks at various historical figures who have assassinated, or tried to, American Presidents.
Directed by Jamie Lloyd, it has set and costume design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gregory Clarke, musical supervision and direction by Alan Williams and hair and make-up by Richard Mawbey.
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