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Casting announced for Eyes Closed, Ears Covered at the Bunker

This new play by Alex Gwyther explores the effect of traumatic events on mental health

Phoebe Thomas, Joe Idris-Roberts and Danny-Boy Hatchard

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Alex Gwyther's Eyes Closed, Ears Covered, which opens at the Bunker Theatre in September.

EastEnders star Danny-Boy Hatchard will join Phoebe Thomas (Hetty Feather, Holby City) and Joe Idris-Roberts (Soon to play the title role in the NT's Pinocchio) in the dark comedy about two teenage boys who head to Brighton to relive a special day from four years ago.

WhatsOnStage Award-winner Derek Anderson (Sweeney Todd, Twickenham Theatre) directs the piece, which explores the effect of traumatic events on mental health.

Eyes Closed, Ears Covered runs at the Bunker Theatre from 8 to 30 September, with previews from 6 September.