Ben Travers' celebrated Aldwych Farce has been revived in a new adaptation by writer/actor Clive Francis at the Park Theatre, starring Francis alongside Lucy May Barker and James Dutton. It opened last week (23 August) and runs to 22 September.
Clive Francis has adapted and stars in a new production of classic Ben Travers farce Thark, which opens at the Park Theatre tonight (23 August). Here, he explains how he went about updating it - and why he changed the ending.
Neil Stuke is perhaps best known for his portrayal of über-lad Matthew in 90s sitcom Game On. His other TV credits include Drop the Dead Donkey, Office Gossip, Monday Monday and the forthcoming BBC revival of the Reginald Perrin series. On stage, he appeared in the West End run of popular farce Boeing Boeing, and this month returns to the genre to star in the Menier Chocolate Factory revival of Ben Travers' 1926 farce Rookery Nook, directed by Terry Johnson.