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One of the greatest comedies ever written returns with a star studded cast!

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is delighted to announce that Michael Frayn’s multi award-winning farce, Noises Off, will return to the West End with a twelve week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from September 27 2023.

Noises Off stars Felicity Kendal (The Good Life) as Dotty, Jonathan Coy (Anatomy of a Scandal) as Frederick Fellows, Alexander Hanson (Killing Eve, Follies, 42nd Street) as Lloyd Dallas, Mathew Horne (Gavin & Stacey) as Garry Lejeune and Tamzin Outhwaite (EastEnders) as Belinda Blair. Sasha Frost (His Dark Materials) and Pepter Lunkuse (Hamlet) will reprise their roles as Brooke Ashton and Poppy Norton-Taylor with Oscar Batterham (Richard III, The One That Got Away) joining the production as Tim.

Felicity Kendal says: ‘I am so happy to be revisiting Noises Off and especially at the beautiful Theatre Royal Haymarket.’

Mathew Horne says: ‘I am utterly and totally thrilled to join the now legendary company and production of this masterpiece of a play. I’m celebrating my return to the West End with sardines!’ 

One of the greatest British comedies ever written, Michael Frayn’s celebrated play serves up a riotous double bill – a play within a play. Hurtling along at breakneck speed, Noises Off follows the on and off-stage antics of a touring theatre company as they stumble their way through the fictional farce, Nothing On. From the shambolic final rehearsals before opening night in Weston-super-Mare, to a disastrous matinee in Ashton-Under-Lyme seen entirely, and hilariously silently, from backstage, before we share their final, brilliantly catastrophic performance in Stockton-on-Tees.

Posner’s celebrated production opened to critical acclaim at Theatre Royal Bath in Autumn 2022 before transferring to London’s Phoenix Theatre in January 2023. Alongside its upcoming West End season, Theatre Royal Bath Productions has recently announced that the 40th anniversary production will embark concurrently, on a major UK tour from 23 August 2023 - 13 January 2024. The tour will star Liza Goddard, Matthew Kelly and Simon Shepherd. 

★★★★★ ‘One of the most joyous farces ever written…Reduced me to laughter so helpless I could barely see the stage door for crying’ - WHATSONSTAGE

NOISES OFF: Theatre Royal Haymarket - 27 September – 16 December 2023

Further Information:  Home - Theatre Royal Haymarket