Cast

 

Andrew Dunn

Andrew Dunn - Gerald

Theatre credits include: The Culture by James Graham (Hull Truck); The Railway Children (Kings Cross Theatre); The Full Monty (U.K Tour); Housewife 49 (Old Laundry Theatre). Entertaining Mr Sloane (Leicester Curve); Price of Everything, Lucky Sods (Stephen Joseph Theatre); Brassed Off, I Shandy (York Theatre Royal); Pratt of the Argos (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Insignificance (New Vic Theatre); All Of You Mine (Bush Theatre); Catherine Cooksons 15 Streets (Belgrade Theatre Coventry); The Strirrings, Lives In Art (Sheffield Theatres); Dinnerladies, Brassed Off, September in the Rain (UK Tours).

Work with Hull Truck includes: A Passionate Woman, Sign of the Times, Twelfth Night, September in the Rain, Oliver Twist, and A Christmas Carol. Andrew was also involved in John Godbers original productions of Bouncers, Up’n’Under, On the Piste, and Seasons in the Sun at Hull Truck theatre.

Television credits include: Dinnerladies, 55 Degrees North, The Street, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Stretford Wives, Holby City, Casualty, Doctors, The Upper Hand (BBC), Coronation Street, The Knock, Midsomer Murders, Londons Burning, The Bill (ITV) Moving On (LA Productions); Law and Order UK (Wold Films); My Family (BBC America); The Royal, Heartbeat (Yorkshire Television); Blue Murder (Granada TV); Gifted (Independent TV).

Film credits include: Attack of the Adult Babies (Bunnies from hell productions); ME The Knife That Killed Me (Greenscreen); WHOOPS (Milestone); Mr Wright (Mugshots); Popcorn (Arkles Entertainment); The Jealous God (Diva Theatre Productions); Between Two Women (North country pictures Ltd); Ali G Indahouse (FilmFour).

Andrew has also been involved in numerous radio dramas, voice overs adverts and a good handful of short films.

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Louis Emerick - Horse

Louis Emerick is a much loved British TV actor, best known for his portrayal of Mick Johnson in the soap opera Brookside and for his recurring role of PC Walsh in Last of the Summer Wine.

He recently joined the cast of Coronation Street as Mike Thornberry, and will soon return to his regular role of Herman for the third series of Zapped for UKTV. Other recent credits include; Eric, Ernie and Me (BBC4), Moving On (BBC1), Pacino and Bert for Sky Arts, and the recurring role of Norman the Doorman in ITV's Benidorm.

Louis was born in the Toxteth area of Liverpool. He started out his theatrical life acting and singing in amateur productions, in particular being a long time member of Genesis Theatre. After the theatre group broke up in 1982 he went on to further his career and subsequently turned professional. Early screen appearances include; Home to Roost, Floodtide and the TV movie Ball-Trap on the Cote Sauvage.

In 1989 Louis joined the popular Channel 4 series Brookside and remained with the show for another twelve years. On his departure Louis immediately went on to secure numerous television credits in shows such as Cold Feet, The Bill, Merseybeat, Holby City, Doctors, Trexx & Flipside, Mile High and the semi-regular role of Mike Bateman in Casualty. He could be seen in the Jimmy McGovern series Justice for BBC TV, as Peter O'Brian in Waterloo Road, and Last of the Summer Wine - a show which he appeared in (on and off) for over twenty years! Other TV work includes; New Tricks and Silent Witness (for the BBC), Channel 4's Hollyoaks Later, and Crime Stories for ITV.

On film, Louis has appeared as Dave in Habit, Bruce in Lapse of Honour, Carl in Tomorrow, Billy in Fruit Machine, Colour Blind, and as Trevor in Layer Cake alongside Daniel Craig, directed by Matthew Vaughn.

Alongside his numerous screen credits, Louis has proven himself as a highly accomplished and critically acclaimed stage actor. Notable theatre credits include; A Little Pinch of Chilli (Liverpool Everyman); The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui alongside Mark Rylance (Contact Theatre, Manchester); On the Ledge (Royal Court, Liverpool), Siswe Banzi is Dead (Stephen Joseph), Master Harold & the Boys and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (both at the Liverpool Everyman), Claudius in Hamlet (Horseshoe Theatre Company), Basil and Beattie (Royal Exchange) and most recently the National Tour of Soap Opera, Bouncers at The Royal Court, Liverpool, productions of Jim Cartwright's Two (Manchester, Liverpool and St Helen's) and as Santa/Mr Greenwood in Elf the Musical (Theatre Royal, Plymouth & The Lowry, Salford).

As himself, Louis has made numerous appearances on television, most notably as a regular presenter on The Wright Stuff, guest contributor on Channel 5’s Secrets of The National Trust, and Celebrity Masterchef, where he reached the final three.

Louis is thrilled to return to the role of Horse in the National Tour of The Full Monty having previously been seen playing the role to great acclaim in 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017!

Joe Gill

Joe Gill - Lomper

Joe is best known for his regular role in ITV’s Emmerdale. He has also appeared in Casualty, In The Flesh, The Sparticle Mystery, River City, and In With The Flynns.

Theatre credits include: Bufferfly House, Tiger (Freedom Studios), Romeo & Juliet (Pendleton Shakespeare Company) and The Comedy of Errors (Manchester Contact Youth Theatre).

Gary Lucy

Gary Lucy - Gaz

Gary has had an extensive career on-screen starring in some of the UK’s leading television shows.

His credits include recently playing, for eighteen months, the role of Danny Pennant in EastEnders (BBC), four years as DS Will Fletcher in The Bill (ITV), starring alongside Ray Winstone in She’s Gone (ITV), three series of Footballer’s Wives starring as Kyle Pascoe (ITV), and Luke Morgan in Hollyoaks (Channel 4), a role he played for 3 years, winning the Best Newcomer Award at the British Soap Awards.

Gary’s other credits include The Missing with Pauline Quirk (BBC), Casualty (BBC), the one-off drama Whatever It Takes (ITV) as well as becoming a champion in Dancing on Ice (ITV).

Kai Owen

Kai Owen - Dave

Kai Owen was born and bred in Llanwrst North Wales. He trained at Mountview and he is an associate actor at Theatr Clwyd.

Theatre credits include Hosts of Rebecca, Twelfth Night, Under Milk Wood, Song Of The Earth, Rape Of The Fair Country, The Secret, Word For Word, An Accidental Death Of An Anarchist, Silas Marner, As You Like It, A Chorus Of Disapproval, The Winslow Boy, Aristocrats, A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog, Glengarry Glen Ross - Theatr Clwyd; The Tempest, Richard III - Stafford Castle. Blue Remembered Hills - Torch Theatre; A Life Of Ryan And Ronnie - Sgript Cymru; Relatively Speaking – Gatehouse and Ying Tong - A Walk With The Goons - West End.

Television credits include, Rocketman (BBC), Fun At The Funeral Parlour (BBC), Casualty (BBC), Waterloo Road (BBC), Being Human (BBC), The Syndicate (BBC) and Doc Martin (ITV).

Kai is a familiar face on Welsh television, appearing in Gwaith Cartref, Y Pris, Tipyn o Stad, Treflan and Pobol y Cwm all for S4C.

Kai is best known for his portrayal of Rhys in the worldwide hit series Torchwood created by Russell T Davies.

In 2015 Kai was cast as Pete on Channel 4's Hollyoaks. He was involved in an extremely powerful storyline that, along with support from the NSPCC, gained great acclaim from critics and audiences alike.

James Redmond

James Redmond - GUY

Television Credits Include: Finn in Hollyoaks (1998-2002 & 2017-'18) Lime Pictures, Abs in Casualty (2003-'08) BBC, James in Doctors BBC, Dean in The Coroner BBC, Hamish Young in Coronation Street ITV, Seb in Emmerdale ITV, Finn in Hollyoaks Later Lime Pictures, Harry in Crime Stories ITV, Pitchside Reporter in Soccer AM Sky TV, Dan in Ed Stone Is Dead BBC2, Jason in Mile High, Sky1, Guest on Never Mind the Buzzcocks BBC and Finn in Movin’ On Channel 4.

Presenting Credits Include: Co-Presenter in CD: UK Live ITV, Co-Presenter in SM:TV Live ITV, Presenter in Bedtime Stories BBC, Guest Presenter in Inside Out BBC Bristol, Presenter in Soap Stars Weekend VH1, Co-Presenter in Hollyoaks Highs Channel 4, Guest Presenter in The Holiday Programme BBC and Co-Presenter in Hollyoaks Behind the Scenes Channel 4.

Radio Credits Include: Scouse John in Somewhere Else BBC Wales.

James is also a successful Stand Up comedian and has been a favourite on the U.K. circuit since 2009.

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Liz Carney - Jean

Training: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art

Theatre includes:

Grow up Grandad for Steelworks Theatre Company, Forest Dreaming for The Geraldine Connor Foundation, Jean in The Full Monty - UK tour (2014/15). For Oldham Coliseum: Dolly and ‘as cast’ in Our Gracie, Edith in Blithe Spirit, Teena Satin in Satin ‘n’ Steel, Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty, Fairy Failsworth in Dick Whittington, Fairy Godmother/Dandini in Cinderella, Lauren in Dreamers (Rehearsed Reading). For Northern Broadsides: Florence Whitworth in The Game, Macarde in Loves Labour’s Lost. For Hull Truck: Adele in Shakers, Mandy Wild in Studs, Teena Satin in Satin ‘n’ Steel, Zoe in Departures, Mum in Big Trouble in the Little Bedroom, Kerry Shields in Thick as a Brick. West End roles: Miss Casewell in The Mousetrap, St. Martin’s Theatre; Ensemble in We Happy Few, Gielgud Theatre. JB Shorts 9 and 19: Stella in Old, New, Borrowed, Blue, Sharon in One of Our Boys, Narrator/Actor/Singer in Bed and Breakfast (Rehearsed Reading) for 24:7 Theatre; Various Roles in Shakespeare Revue for Shakespeare Productions; Angela in Up On The Roof for Harrogate Theatre; Ellen in Go and Play Up Your Own End for Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham; Liz in Happy Jack for Eye Theatre; Alice in Alice In Wonderland for Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells.

TV includes:

Mount Pleasant (Jewellery Shop Assistant); The Royal (Yvonne Hopkirk); Emmerdale (Charlotte -Drug Therapist, Family Liaison Officer and Shopper); Eyewitness (Undercover ‘Plant’); Crimewatch; Grange Hill; Clitheroe; Trisha Ident, (‘Audience Girl’); various adverts and corporate videos.

Radio includes:

Mr. Majeika and Mr Majeika and the Ghost Train (Narrator), BBC Radio 7.

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Keeley Fitzgerald - Sharon/Michelle/Job Club Employee/Social Worker


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Keeley trained at The University of Salford achieving a First-Class BA (hons) degree in Performing Arts.

Theatre credits include:

Artistic Differences (JB Shorts), One Night in Istanbul (UK Tour), The Queen is Dead (The Lowry).

Television includes:

Lorraine in Brief Encounters, Zoe White in Coronation Street and most recently a DCI in Emmerdale.

Film includes:

Jennifer in Lapse of Honour.

This year Keeley has had her directorial debut. She is an avid singer and has previously performed on the main stage at Manchester Pride and has closed the event with her band.

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Alex Frost - Acting Understudy


Alex Frost is originally from Stoke on Trent and he trained at the Royal Bir-mingham Conservatoire.

Television credits include:

Hanna (Working Title/NBCU/Amazon); Doctors (BBC); Silent Witness (BBC) Home from Home with Johnny Vegas; Bulletproof with Noel Clarke (Sky Atlantic) and Russell T Davies award winning series Cucumber and Banana for Ch 4.

Theatre Credits include:

Sondheim’s Assassins; A Woman of No Importance; A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Alex Frost - Acting Understudy


Alex Frost is originally from Stoke on Trent and he trained at the Royal Bir-mingham Conservatoire.

Television credits include:

Hanna (Working Title/NBCU/Amazon)
Doctors (BBC)
Silent Witness (BBC)
Home from Home with Johnny Vegas
Bulletproof with Noel Clarke ( Sky Atlantic)
and Russell T Davies award winning series Cucumber and Banana for Ch 4.

Theatre Credits include:

Sondheim’s Assassins A Woman of No Importance A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Fraser Kelly - Nathan


Theatre credits include :

Yerma (Hull Truck/Gate Theatre); Dick Whittington (Scunthorpe); Jack and the Beanstalk (Scunthorpe).

Television credits include:

Deep Cuts; commercials for Allianz, Dominos Pizza , Rowse Honey, and a Bad Santa prom with Gordon Ramsay.

Film credits include:

SOLO: a Star Wars story; Urban and Synchronicity.

Fraser is currently studying Film, Media and Business at John Leggott College. He lives in Scunthorpe with his Mum (Amanda), Dad (John), and little sister Daisy. Fraser is thrilled to be returning to The Full Monty after a successful previous tour in 2014.

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Bryonie Pritchard - Linda/Bee/Annie


Cover: Michelle/Job Club Employee/Social Worker

Bryonie  has recently played Ellen in a tour of Dry by Gaye Poole (Human Story Theatre). Other recent theatre includes: The Importance of Being Earnest (national ATG tour), The Hoard Festival plays (New Vic, Stoke), Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare’s Globe), Fortune’s Fool, Sweet Bird of Youth (Old Vic). She has also appeared in The Mousetrap (West End);  Rope, Equus, Strictly Murder (Talking Scarlet);  The Diary Of Anne Frank, Skylight, The Fancy Man (Tabs Productions); Betrayal, Private Lives, Bedroom Farce, Absurd Person Singular, Wife Begins at Forty (Rumpus Theatre Company); The Maple Tree Game, She Stoops To Conquer (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The King and I (Sadlers Wells).

She has toured regionally in many productions with New Perspectives:

Eastern Angles, Northampton Royal – some favourites include The Railway Children, Players Angels, Don Quixote, In The Bleak Midwinter, Father Brown, Moll Flanders. 

Bryonie has enjoyed playing principal boy, girl, and fairy in many pantomimes, and has rec-orded many voiceovers and plays and comedies for BBC Radio 4.

Television includes:

Nighty Night, Doctors, The Bill, Casualty, Emmerdale, Fist of Fun, Prime Suspect, Murder City, The Riddlers.  

Film includes:

Liza, Twice Upon a Time, Auton Trilogy, Treading Water, Freedom Fighter.

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Amy Thompson - Mandy


Cover: Bee/Sharon

Theatre credits include: Roisin in the world premiere of David Mark’s Dark Winter (E52 Theatre Company/Hull Truck Theatre) Adele in Shakers (ERT, Beverley, John Godber Theatre Company), Kim in Muddy Cows (original cast) Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough. Beauty in Beauty and the Beast (York Theatre Royal) Gail in Teechers, Chrismas Crackers (original cast), Wrestling Mad (original cast), Salt of the Earth, Screaming Blue Murder (original cast) Black Tie and Tales (original cast)  Oh Baby! (original cast) and the musical Thick as a Brick (all written and directed by John Godber for the Hull Truck Theatre Company).

Other work for Hull Truck Theatre includes: Sully, Ring around the Humber and Studs.

Amy appeared in a one woman show, The Sculptor’s Surprise (specially commissioned by Theatre Royal Wakefield/ Hepworth Gallery).

Other roles include:

Beauty and the Beast (St Helens Theatre Royal), Sleeping Beauty (Malvern Theatres, Mansfield Palace, New Brighton, Floral Pavilion, Rhyl Pavilion Theatre), Cinderella (Blackpool Grand and Sunderland Empire), Snow White (Rhyl Pavilion), Aladdin (Blackpool Grand) and Jack (Malvern Theatres), Little Red Riding Hood (Hull Truck Theatre).

She has also appeared on ITV's Emmerdale as Jenny Nelson and Coronation Street

Amy is a regular continuity presenter on Channel 5’s Milkshake!

Film: Susie in Last Laugh (Visualise Films)

Amy voices the character of Lady Lexi (and sings the theme tune) in the animation Bush Baby World. She also voices various characters in the upcoming animation film Here Comes the Grump.

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Lee Tomes - Brian/Interviewer/Policeman


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Lee trained at The Arden School Of Theatre graduating with an Acting BA Hons.

Theatre credits include:

Charley Burton/Jim in Beryl (Tour) for West Yorkshire Playhouse; Uncle Mike in #REF! and Harry Hartshorn in the one-man show Before The Leaves Fall for Space2 Theatre; King Norbert in Sleeping Beauty at the Lamproom Theatre; Scrooge in A Christmas Carol and Uncle Jim in When I'm Cleaning Windows for Northeast Productions; Tony Thompson in The Travelling Salesman for Mickler Productions; Various Characters in Emerge Script Writing Group for Emerge (Little Mighty); Lee in Santa's Grotty at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith; John Cleland in The Fanny Hill Project for Theatre State; Andy and Mr Wall in All through A Glass Of Port and Vincent Cradeau in No Exit for Hands On Theatre Company; Lenior Griffin in Engagement With Murder and Ray Mason in Up 'N’ Under 2 for Lamproom Theatre Company; Antipholus Of Syracuse in The Comedy Of Errors for On Your Toes; Steven Holt in Hide Away for InterActing; Obsceno in Illyria, Friar Laurence in Romeo And Juliet, Mr Shu Fu in The Good Person Of Szechuan, Dafydd Llewellyn in A Chorus Of Disapproval, Sailor Sawney in Live Like Pigs all whilst training.

Television and film credits include:

CARE for LA Productions; Peaky Blinders for BBC; Doctors for BBC; Funny Cow (Feature) for POW Films; The Driver for Red Productions; In The Flesh for BBC3; The Syndicate for Rollem Productions; Shameless  for Company Pictures, The Body Farm for the BBC; Jobseekers for YPS Media;

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Nathan Zammit - Alternate Nathan

Nathan was born in 1998 it wasn’t until much later, during his early teens, that he found his passion for performing.

He started taking dance classes once or twice a week, then at the age of 16, he start-ed professional training at the Wilkes Academy. It was here that he found a passion, not just for dancing but for singing and acting too.

With the help of his mentors he honed in on these skills and went on to play “leaf coney bear” in the college production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”.

Nathan has also performed in various pantomimes across the country as a dancer and actor. Yet his favourite time on stage was closing his final end of year show, singing solo “We Are The Champions” during the “We Will Rock You” tribute Finale.

After only graduating July 2018 Nathan is grateful and can’t wait to start his career along side the great cast of the Full Monty UK Tour

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Stephen Donald - Barry/Terry/Interviewer

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Stephen was born in Liverpool and trained at Bretton Hall. He returns to The Full Monty having appeared in the 2014/15 tour.

Other theatre credits include: Bread (Dominion Theatre West End); Mickey in Blood Brothers (West End and National tour); Artistic Differences (JB Shorts at 53Two); Troy (Oldham Coliseum); Road (The Joseph Rowntree York and Cambridge); A Royal Pardon (Stephen Joseph Scarborough) Windermere and Madonna and Me, (Actor's Studio Liverpool); Little Boy (Union Theatre) Endgame’(Melton Mowbray) Sinbad, (Thwaites, Blackburn and South Shields);The Beast in Beauty and The Beast (Billingham Forum & Tameside Hippodrome) and also Captain Hook (Billingham) He has also appeared in many pantomimes.

Stephen has also written, directed and performed his own plays: Club ( King's Head); Still Here( Lion and Unicorn) Keeping the Fete (The Georgian Theatre Royal) and Up The Bunting!for the Greater Manchester Fringe .

His television credits includes:

The regular character Carl Banks in Brookside, Mersey Beat, The Lawlord, and Carla Lane’s Screaming (BBC), Clocking Off (Red Productions), The Bill, The Josie Lawrence Show, Simone Valentine and Always and Everyone (Granada). He appeared as Ian Brady in Martina Cole’s LadyKillers. He was also the regular character Nick Freeman in Springhill (Granada) written by Russell T Davies. He appeared as the ‘dodgy drug dealer’ Gary in Emmerdale and more recently as P.C. Matthews.

He has had guest lead roles in Holby City and Doctors (BBC). He will soon be seen in Coronation Street!

He appeared in the award winning short film Waving at Trains starring Pete Postlethwaite and recently appeared as assassin Poison Pete in the action feature Accident Man with Scott Adkins, Ray Park and Ray Stevens.

Philip Knight - Man 1

Philip gained a degree in musical theatre from the University of Manchester and has been performing professionally for 17 years.

Theatre includes Agamemnon with renowned German director Astrid Vehstedt (London Actors Group at the Courtyard Theatre London), Edward in Pinter's A Slight Ache (Salford Arts), Thomas Appleton in the wartime musical, Pack Up Your Troubles (Quays Theatre, The Lowry Salford) and John Hinckley Jnr in Stephen Sondheim's Assassins (Double RR Productions at the Dancehouse Theatre). Other credits include national tours of Scooby Doo and the Funland Phantom and Scooby Doo and the Spooky Sea Monster. Pantomime includes Alderman Fitzwarren in Dick Whittington (Salford Arts), Ugly Sister in Cinderella (Medina theatre, Isle of Wight) and national tours of Sleeping Beauty (M&M Productions)and Romeo & Juliet (Black Cat Theatre Company),

Television and internet includes The Noughtiest viral for Microsoft Small Business, Go Outdoors and JCB Batteries.

David MacCreedy - Alan/Alf/Reg

David trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Theatre includes Les in Bouncers directed by John Godber (Wakefield), Titch McReavie in The Flame-Haired Dynamo (Hull Truck Theatre), Lucky Eric in Bouncers (Gala Theatre ,Durham), Lennox in Macbeth, Streetcar named Desire, Love on the Dole, The Enemies Within ( Bolton Octagon Theatre), Studs (Hull Truck Theatre), Mad Forest (Royal Court Theatre and National Theatre Bucharest), Imagine Drowning (Hampstead Theatre), The Changing Room (Royal Court Theatre), End of the Food Chain (Scarborough),  A Who's Who of Flapland (Nottingham) and Passion Killers, Stand and Billy Liar (Hull Truck).

Television includes The Accused, Hit and Miss IStreet TV, Shameless (ITV), Criminal Justice 2, Paradox  (BBC TV)  George Gently ,The Street (ITV), Longford (Granada & HBO), Coronation Street, Eastenders, Murphys Law (Tiger Aspect), Dangerville (Carlton), North Square (Company TV), The Bill 'Brittaniamania'(four part special), Dare to Believe and Pork Pie(LWT), Combat Sheep (Baby Cow), Border Café (BBC), City Central, Vanishing Man and Cops (BBC), Smack the Pony and A Touch of Frost (YTV), Bugs (Carnival Films), Dance to the Music of Time (C4), A Time to Dance (BBC), Northern Lights (Granada), Doctors (BBC), The Cinder Path (Tyne Tees), Heartbeat (YTV),  Our Friends in the North (BBC), Casualty (BBC), Dalziel and Pascoe (BBC),  The Lightning Kid (BBC),  All Quiet on the Preston Front series I & II and Preston Front III (BBC). Television films include Bostocks Cup (LWT), Staying Up (BBC), The Walk (Granada) and Faith (BBC).

Film includes Captives, Mavis and the Mermaid, Kinky Boots, Up n' Under and Goal II.

David wrote directed a documentary marking the 20th anniversary of the Falklands War entitled The Pilgrimage and has just published a book of photographs, Pictures from Far Away.

Andy McSorley - Brian/Policeman 1

Andy trained at East 15 Acting School and has been London based ever since.

Theatre includes The Applecart, Henry V, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Their Very Own and Golden City, Fur Coat and No Knickers, Brood, Road and Cinderella.

Television includes A Young Doctor's Notebook with Daniel Radcliffe and John Hamm (Sky), Call the Midwife, Doctors, At Home with the Georgians (BBC)and Where the Heart Is (ITV)

Andy has most recently been seen as Barry Catchpole, Head Buyer in a series of adverts for AO.com. He also featured with Alexander the Meerkat in an ad for Compare the Market.

Film includes Harry Haddon Bell in Miss Potter appearing alongside Renee Zellwegger.

Andy has also been performing stand up comedy across the UK and to sell out crowds at Edinburgh Festival for the last five years.

Laura Mould - Sharon/Job Club Employee/Michelle

Laura trained at Manchester school of Theatre drama school where she completed her BA(Hons) Acting Degree. She's an associate of the London College of Music having completed her ALCM musical theatre performance and teaching diploma.

Laura recently made her television debut as Jane Henshaw in Coronation Street.

Theatre includes Dr Faustus directed by Toby Frow (Royal Exchange) and Funny Turns directed and written by John Godber (Hull Truck Theatre).

During her training, Laura's credits at the Capitol Theatre included Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street directed by Chris Hayes, Cynthia Dann in Player's Angels directed by Joyce Branagh and Brenda/ Molly/ Mrs Bald/ Scotch Girl in Road directed by Mark Babych.

Brook Exley - Nathan

11 year old Brook from Doncaster makes his stage debut in The Full Monty. He has a younger sister. Brook started drama classes at the age of 4 and now attends Starstruck Academy in Doncaster.

Theatre includes: Jack in Into the Woods (Cast Theatre, Doncaster) and an Urchin in Les Miserables (Library Theatre, Sheffield.

Television includes: Timmy in the CBBC series Harriet’s Army.

Brook has also featured in many voice over campaigns including one for the Harry Potter Studios. He is very excited to be joining the national tour of The Full Monty playing the role of Nathan.

Fraser Kelly - Nathan

Fraser Kelly is 12 years old and lives in Scunthorpe with his Dad John, Mum Amanda, his older brother Connor and his younger sister Daisy-Mae.

Fraser started dance lessons at the age of 3 at The Leanne Charlton school of Dance and Ballroom and Latin and last year he came third in the British classical sequence champions in Blackpool. His first professional role was as the Young Boy in Yerma for Hull Truck.

His other credits include Urban in the feature film Urban and the Shed Crew starring Richard Armitage and Anna Friel. commercials for Allianz, Domino's Pizza, Rowse Honey and a Bad Santa Promo with Gordon Ramsey, Jim in the short film Ella and Louis and Willy Wonka in Charlie and Chocolate Factory.

Fraser is really looking forward to playing the role of Nathan in The Full Monty and seeing lots of different cities on the tour. He would like to dedicate his performances to his lovely family and thanks them for all their support.

Ewan Phillips - Nathan

Ewan is 11 years old, lives in Lymm and is the youngest of 4 children.
Ewan was inspired into acting by watching his big sister perform when he was younger.
He trains at Little Stars Stage School in Appleton, where he is passionate about his acting, dancing and singing. His hobbies include football, ballet and hockey. He has also followed his big brother and Dad into cricket, and is a keen wicketkeeper, training with Cheshire County.

Television includes: Timothy Howlett in The Mill (Channel 4, Darlow Smithson Productions)and A-Z World War 1 (BBC Learning).

Commercials include: The Co-Operative Serve Chilled, Princes JUCEE Idents (Nickelodeon)and Co-Operative Food Gas.

He is very excited to be playing the role of Nathan.

Emily Aston

Theatre includes: Paulette in Warhorse (UK tour), Sarah in Foxfinder and My Romantic History (Gothernburg English Speaking Theatre), Sarah in What People Do (Visceral Theatre, Old Vic Tunnels), Jaquinetta in Love’s Labour’s Lost (Northern Broadsides), Ada Figgins in Hobson’s Choice (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), Rita in Billy Liar (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Faith in The Naked Truth (Theatre Productions tour), Kate in The Pretenders Agenda (Players Theatre), Rachel Hicks in Bad Girls: The Musical (Garrick Theatre),  Shelley-Louise in Martha, Josie and The Chinese Elves (Birmingham Rep and tour), Kelsey in The Lovers (Live Theatre, Newcastle), Once Upon a Time in Wigan (Urban Expansion tour), Rita in Rita, Sue and Bob Too, Tina in A State Affair (Out of Joint at Soho Theatre), Karen in So Special (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester), Miss Kerosene in Ghosts From a Perfect Place and Headlands (Octagon Bolton).

Television includes: Hollyoaks, Doctors, Trollied, This in England 88, The Bill, Heartbeat, Comedy Lab – Slaterwood, Sinchronicity, Robin Hood, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard, After Thomas, Funland, Dealing with Disasters, Blackpool, Conviction, Holby City, Between the Sheets, This is Now, Heartbeat, London’s Burning, Peak Practice, Where the Heart Is, Becky Palmer in Coronation Street, Casualty, Covington Cross, Growing Pains, Sally in Children’s Ward and Small Tess in Oranges are Not the Only Fruit for which Emily was nominated for the BAFTA for Best Television Actress.

Film includes: Marie in Northern Soul, Patti in Dead Man’s Shoes, Millions, Heartlands and Katherine in Butterfly Kiss.

Rachel Finnegan

Rachel trained at LAMDA.

Theatre includes: Red Velvet (Tricycle Theatre, London and St Ann’s Warehouse, New York), Dorine Demonte in The Tartuffe and Miss Burnster in The Trial (Southwark Playhouse and York Theatre Royal) and Clytemnestra in The Oresteia (Belt Up).

Television includes: Death Comes to Pemberley (BBC).

Film includes: Daisy in The Carrier.

During her training, Rachel’s credits included Florence Crompton in Spring and Port Wine, Frances Parrnell in Racing Demon, Lisa in Children of the Sun and Catherine in The Memory of Water.

Isabel Ford

Isabel trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama.

Theatre credits include: Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Oldham Coliseum); Duck! (Z-Arts); David Copperfield (Oldham Coliseum); Mother F (Articulate Elbow- tour); Alfie (Bolton Octagon); Kes and Brassed Off (Oldham Coliseum); The Three Graces (LaurieLorry); The Witches (Birmingham Rep); Palace of Fear (Leicester Haymarket) Rumpelstiltskin and The Mysteries (Coventry Belgrade); Dick Whittington, Ghost Train and Jane Eyre (Queen's Hornchurch); The Twits and 101 Dalmatians (Coventry Belgrade); Millennium Mysteries (Teatre Biuro Podrozy and Macnas) The Orchestra (Southwark Playhouse); As You Like It and Much Ado about Nothing (Theatre Unbound) and The Merchant of Venice (Vanessa Ford Productions).

Television and film credits include: Emmerdale (ITV Yorkshire); Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger (Mirrorball); The Body Farm (BBC) and Worried About the Boy (Red Productions Ltd).

Radio credits include: The Orchestra and Waistland (BBC Radio 4)

WILLIAM ILKLEY

James Burton

James is 12 years old and is from Sheffield where he lives with his Dad, John, his Mum, Emma and younger sister, Isobel.

James was previously a chorister at Sheffield Cathedral and attends Sheffield Performing Arts Theatre School in Sheffield, which he loves.  His hobbies include drama, trampolining and football.

Theatre includes: Nipper in Oliver! (Sheffield Theatres); Michael in Peter Pan (Manor Operatic); the Young David in David Copperfield (ABD productions at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield); and a Sewer Child in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Sheffield Theatres).

James is very excited to be playing the role of Nathan for the second time during the National Tour of The Full Monty.

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ADAM BERESFORD

Adams love of acting began in school with his first trip to the Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre which led to him studying performing arts ever since.

Adam started in school plays and furthered his studies at City College Manchester where he met agent Joe Moan and acting coach Darren Gordon who he continues learning with to this day at DNA Acting classes.

His first credit came with a guest lead in ‘Life On Mars’ (BBC) and has gone on to include Ken Loach’s film ‘Looking For Eric’ (Sixteen Films), BAFTA award winning shows such as ‘The Street’ (BBC)  and ‘Occupation’ (BBC), as well as ‘Shameless’ (Channel 4) and ‘Waterloo Road’ (BBC). Adam cut his teeth in theatre pursuing his passion for live performance in numerous fringe theatre festivals and original plays. His other credits include ‘Spooks’ (BBC) ‘Doctors’ (BBC) and ‘Bound’ (BBC).

Adam is based in Manchester where he lives with his wife Rebecca and unicorn Clarissa.

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Andrew trained at The Poor School, London, and graduated in 2008. He made his professional theatre debut as Lennie in The Dukes’ acclaimed production of Of Mice and Men. He then played Hipockets Duncan in the revival of Buddy – The Buddy Hol-ly Story in London, followed by the roles of Billy Poggitt/Sir Gawain in The Dukes’ 2011 outdoor promenade production of Merlin in Williamson Park.

He was also part of the company on the West End and No. 1 tour productions of The Ladykillers. Other theatre credits include Anthony Shaffers’ Murderer (Ovation Pro-ductions), and the Going Bush season of new Australian writing atThe Bush Theatre, London. Credits also include the UK premiere of Martin Baltscheit’s Only A Day at the Belgrade theatre in Coventry, as well as returning to The Dukes theatre in Oliver Twist, and Cinderella at the Salisbury Playhouse. Most recently he was part of Frin-ton Summer Theatre’s production of The 39 Steps.

Andrew’s television credits include:

The lead role of Roy McCoy in BBC2’s comedy series Shelfstackers, and Casualty, Doctors and Call The Midwife, also for the BBC. He also appeared in the second and third series of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret for Channel 4, alongside David Cross and Sharon Horgan.

His film credits include:

Frequencies (Britpack Films) and, most recently, Still Life (Redwave films), along-side Eddie Marsan.

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CHARLOTTE POWELL

Charlotte Powell was born and raised in London, and trained at Drama Centre.  Her recent theatre credits include Laura in Don’t Look Now at the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch, Janet in The Last of the De Mullins at the Jermyn Street Theatre, and Betsy Loveless in the national tour of We Will Be Free.  She is a member of Eyestrings Theatre Company, which won a Peter Brook Empty Space award for best ensemble.  With them, she has performed in the national tour of The Duchess of Malfi and See What I See at the Oxford Playhouse, and as part of the Shuffle Festival curated by Danny Boyle.  Other theatre includes Julius Caesar and The Tempest for the Orange Tree Theatre, and Black Chiffon, Hippolytus and A Yorkshire Tragedy with Tough Theatre.

Her film and television includes Romans (released winter 2016), Across the Line and The Worst Witch.

Most recently, Charlotte appeared as Emily in the Pulitzer Prize winning Disgraced at English Theatre Frankfurt.

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FELIX YATES

Felix has trained at Take 2 Performing Arts Academy, Barnsley, since the age of 3. 

His Theatre credits include: Tam in Miss Saigon, Toulouse in Aristocats, Fagin's gang in Oliver!, Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Junior School version);  Jonathon in A Christmas Carol and Tom Thumb in Barnum, all at the Academy Theatre, Birdwell.  Most recently, Felix played Benji in Priscilla Queen of the Desert at Sheffield Lyceum.

Through his involvement with Tykes 2000, Felix has appeared as an extra in the following TV programmes: All At Sea, The Syndicate, Peaky Blinders, DCI Banks and Brief Encounters.  He also appeared as the young Urban in the 2015 film Urban and The Shed Crew.  

Felix loves singing, dancing, playing the guitar and the cornet.  In his spare time, Felix enjoys trying magic tricks and building Lego.

Felix is very excited to be playing Nathan in the National Tour of The Full Monty.

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JAMES BURTON

James is 12 years old and is from Sheffield where he lives with his Dad, John, his Mum, Emma and younger sister, Isobel.

James was previously a chorister at Sheffield Cathedral and attends Sheffield Performing Arts Theatre School in Sheffield, which he loves.  His hobbies include drama, trampolining and football.

Theatre includes: Nipper in Oliver! (Sheffield Theatres); Michael in Peter Pan (Manor Operatic); the Young David in David Copperfield (ABD productions at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield); and a Sewer Child in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Sheffield Theatres).

James is very excited to be playing the role of Nathan for the second time during the National Tour of The Full Monty.

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JESS SCHOFIELD

Jess attended the Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre from the age of 13 and trained at Liverpool Theatre School when she was 16.

Her Theatre credits include: The Vagina Monologues (Royal Court Liverpool), Lost Soul (Royal Court Liverpool), Dead Heavy Fantastic (Liverpool Everyman), The Moment You Stop (Liverpool Everyman), Dirty Dating (Epstein Theatre).

Her Radio credits include: Nige's Day Out (Radio Merseyside), Tontine (BBC Radio 4)

Her TV credits include: Moving On, Justice and The Last Ferry

Jess had recently taken a break from acting during the births of her two children.  Now she returns with the UK tour of The Full Monty and hopes you enjoy it as much as she is.

For Sadie & Otis x

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JONATHAN MCGARRITY

Jonathan arrived quite late to the acting world, having originally studied Law at Newcastle University and embarking on a career in Finance in Glasgow and Edinburgh.  It was playing Jack in a local production of Into The Woods that first planted the seed and then Billy Bigelow in Carousel that convinced him that acting was the way forward and he left Finance to train at ArtsEd, graduating last year.

Before starting drama school, he played Warren Simpkins in Coronation Street, buying dodgy hairdryers from Barlow’s Buys and also filmed the I keep It Composed music video for rock band We Were Promised Jetpacks.

Since leaving ArtsEd, Jonathan has played Leo in the sell-out run of Fucking Men at The King’s Head Theatre in Islington, Mark in the music video Snow Leopards for the band Kings, Elliot in Swing By Around 8 at the Bread & Roses Theatre in Clapham, Mason / Phipps in Butterfly Theatre Company’s production of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband in St Helier and he has just returned from a short tour playing Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, also for Butterfly Theatre Company, directed by Aileen Gonsalves.

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PAULINE FLEMING

Pauline started her career by forming a girl trio band which toured the country for two years performing World War II songs and sketches.  She then toured educational pieces around schools both in the UK and Europe, delivering workshop-based productions.  She has also appeared in a number of children’s television productions.  She went to the University of Liverpool, as a mature student, to study English Literature and has since delivered many workshops and short performances studying the texts of Shakespeare.

Pauline’s theatre credits include Bridget in A Chorus of Disapproval (Theatre Clywd & National Tour), Maria & Antonio in Twelfth Night (Kaboodle Theatre Company) which toured in the UK and the Far East, I’m Marrying Robbie Fowler (Liverpool Playhouse & National Tour) various characters including a Russian reporter in Gargling with Jelly (Liverpool Everyman), Paulina in The Winter’s Tale (Liverpool Shakespeare Company), Sarah in The Naked Truth (National Tour, Theatre Productions Ltd), Mum’s the Word (National Tour, Robert C. Kelly), Mary in Rhinestone Mondays (National Tour, Narrow Road Productions), Barbara in Over The Rainbow: The Eva Cassidy Story (National Tour, Theatre 1st Ltd), Mrs M in Guilty Pleasures (Theatre 1st Ltd) and Rebecca in Harold Pinter’s Ashes to Ashes (Arundel Jailhouse), Mark Goucher’s production of The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, and Janice in Lucky Numbers by Mike Yeaman for the Liverpool Royal Court.  She is delighted and rather over-excited to be returning to the Royal Court, playing Beryl in Canoeing for Beginners, also by Mike Yeaman.

Pauline has also appeared in a number of Duggie Chapman pantomimes at Billlingham Forum Theatre, playing Fairy Godmother.  Most recently, she crossed over to the dark side to star as The Wicked Stepmother in Cinderella (Principal Productions, Southport Theatre).   Pauline most recently reprised the role of Brenda in Steve Burbridge’s play about Aids, Testing Times, for the Peoples Theatre, Newcastle.

Pauline’s TV credits include Margie in Being Eileen, Janice in Willy Russell’s Terraces, Annette in Candy Cabs, Mrs Sullivan in Nice Guy Eddie and several appearances in Doctors, all for the BBC.  She has also appeared as Gloria Evans in Heartbeat (ITV Yorkshire).

Pauline has also appeared in three major British soaps.  Her first big TV break was playing Val Walker, Sinbad’s fiancée, in Brookside (Channel 4), in which she became better known as everyone’s Auntie Val, and most recently she played Janet in Emmerdale (ITV Yorkshire).  However, Pauline is best known for playing Penny King, for three years, who became Mike Baldwin’s last girlfriend in Coronation Street (ITV Granada).

On radio, Pauline has recorded a number of plays for BBC Radio 4.

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REISS WARD

Reiss is 12 years old and is from Sheffield where he lives with his Mum, Lesley and Step Dad, Peter.

Reiss is currently a member of Carney Academy in Sheffield and Hot Shots Junior Theatre Group in Thurcroft, which he loves.  His hobbies include drama, speedway, gaming and playing with his dog Maggie.

Theatre includes: Oliver in Oliver! (Rotherham Civic Theatre with Greasborough Operatic Society).  He has performed in various end-of-term shows for Carney academy including Matilda and West Side Story; Reiss has also starred in a short film called Joshua which is about an 11 year old transgender boy that was filmed in August 2015.

Acting is something Reiss is extremely enthusiastic and passionate about and is very excited to be playing the role of Nathan for the first time during the National Tour of The Full Monty.

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WILLIAM ILKLEY

William trained at Rose Bruford.  His regional theatre credits include Bolton Octagon, Manchester Royal Exchange, Newcastle Playhouse, Birmingham Rep, Theatre Clwyd, Watford Palace, Harrogate Theatre, Leeds Playhouse, Derby Playhouse, Leicester Haymarket, York Theatre Royal, New Vic Stoke and The West Yorkshire Playhouse.  His extensive theatre career has also included The West End, The National Theatre, The Swan Theatre, Stratford; Edinburgh Festival and many UK National Tours.  William spent nearly twenty years as a leading actor with John Godbers' Hull Truck Theatre Company and has been appointed as Associate Artist of the new John Godber Company. He has performed in BOUNCERS over 750 times – more than any other actor!  He has just completed nearly two years in The Mousetrap as Major Metcalf, both in the West End and on the 2015 UK National Tour.

TV credits include Harry's Game, Doctor Who, Howards Way, All Creatures Great and Small, The Bill, Last of the Summer Wine, Heartbeat, Emmerdale, Pigeon Summer, The Ward, Coronation Street, Wing and a Prayer, Gold, Hetty Wainthrop Investigates, Casualty, Judge John Deed, Dalziel & Pascoe, Holby City, The Last Detective, EastEnders, Battlefield Britain, Doctors, Family Affairs, Breaking The Chains, Vincent, Class Of 76, Thin Ice, Midsomer Murders, The Royal, Casualty 1909, Hollyoaks, DCI Banks and Endeavour.

Films include Defrosting the Fridge, Small Zones, The Fix, Shipwrecked, The Whipping Boy, Night of the Fox, Paper Marriage, Between Two Women, The Jealous God, Thunder Road, Is Anybody There?, The Boat That Rocked and The Day Of The Triffids.

Official website: www.williamilkley.com

FIONA SKINNER

FIONA SKINNER

Fiona graduated from Drama School in 2009 and has since worked on an eclectic mix of projects. 

These include: Chewing Gum; Taboo (6 Episodes); A Royal Night Out; Birds of a Feather (3 Episodes); Call The Midwife; Our Girl; NSFW; Doctors (3 Episodes); Oakwood and Little Big House

She appeared in the world-premiere of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s stage play, Our Ajax, was a member of the 2012 Old Vic New Voices Company and work-shopped the new plays Paper Tigers and Apophis.

She was nominated for the Spotlight Prize in 2009.

MONTY POOLE

MONTY POOLE

Monty is 12 years old and is from Leeds. He trains at Stagebox and is part of the Leeds Elite Team. 

His credits include: Young Jake in Annie Get Your Gun (UK Tour); Young Ross Barton in Emmerdale (ITV); '71 (StudioCanal); Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Warner Bros); The Village (BBC); Hank Zipzer (CBBC); Jericho (ITV) and various commercials and voiceovers including Ribena, RSPB and M&S.

Monty is delighted to be joining the cast of The Full Monty as Nathan.

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Writer

RUPERT HILL

Director

Rob Jones

Set/Costume Designer

Colin Grenfell

Lighting Designer

Ian West

Choreographer

Steve Parry

Orchestration

Luke Swaffield

Sound Designer

Marc Frankum

Casting Director

James Robert-Moore 

Assistant Director