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Podcast: Don't Bump Into the Furniture - Merrily's Mark Umbers

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Welcome back to another episode of Don't Bump Into the Furniture - an irreverent insider look at the world of theatre hosted by actors Oliver Jackson and Sarah Moyle.

This week, their guest is Mark Umbers, star of the Whatsonstage.com Award-winning Menier Chocolate Factory revival of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, which transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre next month (from 23 April).

Umbers, whose other recent stage credits include Sweet Charity (also at the Chocolate Factory) and The Browning Version (Chichester and West End) discusses his role as Frank in Merrily, reveals what Sondheim made of the production, and spills the beans on his audition for the role of James Bond...

Merrily We Roll Along Production Images
Mark Umbers, Damian Humbley & Jenna Russell in Merrily We Roll Along

Come on our hosted Whatsonstage.com Outing to Merrily on 16 May 2013 and get your top-price ticket, a FREE programme and access to our EXCLUSIVE post-show Q&A with cast members, all for £30.00! (Normally £39.50 for ticket alone.) - click here for details

About Don't Bump Into the Furniture

Oliver and Sarah began podcasting while working in She Stoops to Conquer at the National Theatre in 2012.

Oliver Jackson and Sarah Moyle

Oliver's other theatre credits include Eric's (Liverpool Everyman), Alice in Wonderland (Birmingham Rep), A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (New Wolsey Ipswich), The Glee Club (The Bush/Duchess/West Yorks Playhouse), Our House (The Cambridge) and Les Miserables (Palace Theatre/25th Anniversary at O2).

Sarah has recently been seen in Jerusalem (Royal Court, Apollo and Music Box Theatre New York), A Christmas Carol (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Wolves at the Window (Arcola and 59E59 Theater New York), Funny Turns (Hull Truck), Daddy Cool (Shaftesbury), My Fair Lady (NT and Drury Lane), Les Miserables (Palace), An Inspector Calls (Aldwych) and Oliver! (Palladium).


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