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Charlie Brooks joins Janie Dee in tour of Monogamy

The world premiere of Torben Betts’ new play opens at the Festival Theatre in Malvern

Patrick Ryecart, Charlie Brooks and Janie Dee
Patrick Ryecart, Charlie Brooks and Janie Dee
© Dan Wooller

Further casting has been announced for the UK tour of Monogamy, Torben Betts' new play.

Joining the already announced Janie Dee as Caroline is Charlie Brooks and Patrick Ryecart who will play Sally and Mike respectively.

Brooks' previous work includes the role of Janine Butcher in EastEnders as well as Robin Hood and Bleak House for the BBC. She starred as Blanche DuBois in Leicester Curve's production of A Streetcar Named Desire and as Sandra in Beautiful Thing at the Arts Theatre. Ryecart's work includes appearing on The Crown, Poldark, and in the film The King's Speech.

The rest of the cast includes Jack Archer as Leo, Genevieve Gaunt as Amanda and Jack Sandle as Graeme.

Betts' play is making its world premiere at the Festival Theatre in Malvern on 2 May and then tours the UK before arriving in London at the Park Theatre in June. The production will be directed by Alastair Whatley.

Monogamy runs at Festival Theatre in Malvern from 2 to 5 May and then tours to Guildford, York and London, including a run at the Park Theatre between 6 June and 7 July.