The Full Monty at Bath

THE award-winning hit play The Full Monty is coming to the Theatre Royal, Bath, from 2nd to 8th April, with a star cast led by Danny Hatchard, Jake Quickenden and Bill Ward

The new tour of Simon Beaufoy’s award-winning play celebrates the 25th anniversary of one of the most successful British films ever made. At the time it was absolutely topical with massive social and economic upheaval following the closure of old industries like coal and steel. But this fast and funny drama still feels timely, as so many people across the country are suffering with the cost of living crisis.

Gaz (Danny Hatchers) and his mates are down on their luck, feeling as if have been thrown on the scrap heap. But they are determined to fight back – and the form that fight back takes is unexpected as the friends find themselves preparing to bare a little more than they ever thought they would have to!

There are no heroes in this heartfelt play by Simon Beaufoy, who also won the Oscar for the screen-play.

The other leading roles are played by Jake Quickenden (Guy), Bill Ward (Gerald), Neil Hurst (Dave), Ben Onwukwe (Horse) and Nicholas Prasad (Lomper). The director is Michael Gyngell.

Photograph by Ellie Kurttz