Casting announced for national tour of Handbagged
Susie Blake is to lead the cast in Moira Buffini's comedy
Blake's theatre credits include When We Are Married (Garrick Theatre), Grumpy Old Women Live 2: Chin Up Britain (Novello Theatre) and Wicked (Apollo Theatre) whilst her television credits include Victoria Wood As Seen On TV and Coronation Street.
Handbagged premiered at the Tricycle Theatre in 2013 where it won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre and was nominated for the WhatsOnStage Awards Best New Comedy and Best Ensemble Performance. The production transferred to the West End in 2014 where it ran for a 17-week season and received an Olivier Award nomination for Best New Comedy.
The UK tour of Handbagged runs 9 September to 5 December 2015, starting at Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury.