A world-famous scientist, best known for the synthesis of the contraceptive pill in the 1960s, Djerassi is the author of multiple novels and plays such as An Immaculate Misconception. Three on a Couch is directed by Andy Jordan and designed by Nicky Shaw.
Prior to Contact, Praed’s musical theatre credits included Aspects of Love and The Pirates of Penzance. Following Three on a Couch, he’ll star as F Scott Fitzgerald in the new musical The Beautiful and the Damned (See News, 27 Jan 2004), which opens at the West End’s Lyric Theatre on 6 May 2004 (previews from 28 April).
- by Terri Paddock