Out of Joint & Octagon Theatre Bolton
This May Hurt A Bit – cast & creative
FRANCES ASHMAN returns following her work in another Out of Joint/Octagon collaboration, Bang Bang Bang. Other theatre includes House at the National.
STEPHANIE COLE recently played Sylvia Goodwin in Coronation Street, and is much loved for long-running performances in Waiting for God, Open All Hours, Tenko, Doc Martin and Keeping Mum. Her West End work includes Noises Off and Blythe Spirit.
WILLIAM HOPE starred in James Cameron’s Aliens and more recently in Sherlock Holmes with Robert Downey Jnr. On television he played regular Jim Coaver in Spooks, appeared as Matt Leblanc’s agent in Episodes, and had a lead role in the Emmy Award-winning docudrama 9/11 Twin Towers. Theatre includes Doctor of Honour for Cheek By Jowl, The Seven Year Itch in the West End and Orsino in Stephen Pimlott’s acclaimed Twelfth Night at Sheffield Crucible.
NATALIE KLAMAR joins the cast having recently completed a season with the RSC, including All’s Well That Ends Well.
HYWEL MORGAN recently played Tony Blair in A Walk on Part: The Fall of New Labour (Soho Theatre and Arts Theatre, West End). Other theatre includes War and Peace and Mill on the Floss for Shared Experience.
BRIAN PROTHEROE starred in Long Days Journey Into Night and An Inspector Calls at the Octagon Theatre Bolton. He played Saruman in The Lord of the Rings in the West End, and has performed extensively with the RSC and elsewhere.
JANE WYMARK is well known for her long-running roles as Joyce Barnaby in Midsomer Murders and Morwenna Carne in Poldark.
TRISTRAM WYMARK has appeared extensively at the National Theatre including Collaborators and Phèdre, at the Old Vic, and on television.
Stella Feehily’s plays include Bang Bang Bang, Dreams of Violence, O go my Man and Duck.
Director Max Stafford-Clark
Designer Tim Shortall
Lighting Designer Jason Taylor
Sound Designer Andy Smith
Associate Director Tim Hoare
Choral Composer Adam Pleeth
Soundtrack Composer Charlotte Hatherley
Choreographer Orian Michaeli