CORONAVIRUS: Latest updates here.
Unfortunately, we don't have any information about upcoming performances of this show. Maybe we can interest you with something similar from the options below...
The Palace Theatre opens its doors for two special performances this December as David Nicholl's best-selling novel debuts to the West End in this semi-staged, rehearsal production. Starring Lee Mack and James Norton alongside James McNicholas, Marie Lawerence, Mina Anwar, Lizzie Muncey, Natalie Casey, and Sasha Frost. Don't miss your chance to catch this exciting cast as they bring the story of Nicholl's beleaguered understudy to life in one of Theatreland's most sumptuous surroundings.
Telling the sorry tale of actor Stephen Mcqueen, The Understudy follows his less than stellar career from Rent Boy 3 in The Bill to his newest and best role to date - the lead in a big-budget West End show. Well, sort of. He's understudying for the film star Josh Harper as the lead in big-budget West End show. Now on the edge of stardom, it's time to reflect on his past, including his acting, his failed marriage, and the general disappointment he's become. Not only that, old habits die hard as he casts his eye on his very famous colleague's wife...
Directed by Giles Croft and adapted from David Nicholl's book of the same name, this limited run is sure to be a treat for theatre and book lovers alike.
Performance date: 7 December 2020
Two hours including interval
Written by David Nicholl
Directed by Giles Croft
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about The Understudy at Palace Theatre.
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: The term Palace Theatre and/or The Understudy as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Palace Theatre and/or The Understudy and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Palace Theatre and/or The Understudy and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.