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Mischief Theatre goes back to school – the cast of Groan Ups tell us about their early years

As Groan Ups comes to the West End we find out more about the show's stars

Groan Ups star Charlie Russell and her younger self

We chatted to the cast of Groans Ups as they prepared to unveil the new comedy in the West End.

The show runs at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End until 1 December and stars Bryony Corrigan as Chemise/Miss Murray, Dave Hearn as Paul, Henry Lewis as Spencer, Charlie Russell as Katie, Jonathan Sayer as Simon, Henry Shields as Archie and Nancy Zamit as Moon.The cast is completed by George Haynes, Krystal Dockery and Holly Sumpton.

Groan Ups sees the Mischief Theatre go back to school and reflect on how much their lives have changed. With that in mind we asked them to spill the beans on their own school days and any embarrassing stories from their early years.

Groan Ups is written by Sayer, Shields and Lewis, with direction by Kirsty Patrick Ward, set design by Fly Davis, costume by Rob Surace, composition and sound design by Alexandra Faye Braithwaite and lighting by Chris Nairne.