Set in the heat and humidity of the rural Norfolk summer in 1900, it centres on a young boy who comes of age as he is unwittingly enlisted as a messenger in an adult affair of deceit and desire.
If it does transfer to London it would mark something of a homecoming for the show, which was first seen as a work-in-progress at Trafalgar Studios 2 in 2009 as part of the Whatsonstage.com-supported Perfect Pitch initiative.
At Sunday's Theatre Awards UK - where The Go-Between scooped Best Musical - Whatsonstage.com spotted the show's producers approaching Michael Ball to star in the show in the West End.
The ever-busy Ball was there to collect the award for Best Performance in a Musical on behalf of his Sweeney Todd co-star Imelda Staunton. He told Whatsonstage.com he's keen to do more collaborations with Staunton, asking "could somebody write The Krankies musical?" You heard it here first...
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