Soper will join previously announced cast members McAuliffe (Katie) and Julian Glover (Maurice) playing at Bromley Churchill Theatre (26-30 March), Cambridge Arts Theatre (2-6 April) Theatre Royal, Windsor (8-13 April) and Oxford Playhouse (15-20 April).
Maurice’s Jubilee is directed by multiple Fringe First winner Hannah Eidinow.
Maurice is determined to reach his 90th birthday, which is the day before the diamond jubilee. The Queen, having made him a promise 60 years before, is coming to tea. His wife is convinced he’s never met the Queen. His nurse thinks it’s time he did.
Sheila Reid (Helena), Julian Glover (Maurice) and Nichola McAuliffe (Katie) are the cast for the following venues; Manchester Opera House (24-26 January), Aylesbury Waterside Theatre (29 January – 2 February), Bath Theatre Royal (4-9 February), Woking New Victoria Theatre (12 – 16 February), Richmond Theatre (19-23 February), Brighton Theatre Royal (26 February – 2 March), Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre (5-9 March) and Malvern (11 – 16 March).
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