The countdown is on until
opening of 80's cult classic Rita, Sue and Bob Too!
THE countdown is on until the opening
of the 80's cult classic Rita, Sue and Bob Too! which returns to St Helens
Theatre Royal stage, on Tuesday, 22 November 2016. West End and TV star Darren
Day plays the lead role Bob in this hilarious comedy play by Andrea Dunbar which
is based on the 1987 British film and willrunns until Saturday, 26 November
2016. Back by popular demand, previous productions of the play have broken Box
Office records at St Helens Theatre Royal in 2011, 2012 and 2015 and 2016 looks
set to be another sell out success. Brought to the stage by Regal Entertainments
Ltd, the play is directed by Sylvia Gattrill and features a brilliantly funny
script, an impressive all star cast and is bursting with all the best 80s music,
taking you on a hilarious trip down memory lane.
Darren said:- "This is such a great play. I'm really looking forward to
playing Bob and to performing at St Helen's Theatre Royal for the 1st time."
The play tells the story of Rita and Sue, 2 working class girls from a rundown
Council estate who are about to finish their final year at School. In their
spare time, they earn money babysitting for married couple Bob and Michelle.
Behind Michelle's back, Bob embarks on an affair with both Rita and Sue, who
take it in turns with him in his car in the countryside. Michelle eventually
finds out and leaves lothario Bob. When Bob later develops a preference for
Rita, the two girls fall out but when Sue ends up in an abusive relationship,
the trio are reunited. Darren, a star of stage and screen and well known TV
presenter, will be acting alongside his real life wife, Emmerdale actress,
Stephanie Dooley, who plays Michelle. They will be joined by Emily Fleesham
(Open All Hours) and Olivia Sloyan (Blood Brothers) play schoolgirls Rita and
Sue. Meanwhile, the hilarious Benidorm star Crissy Rock stars as the Mum and
Coronation Street actor and star of The Comedians, Duggie Brown, will play the
So be sure to join Regal Entertainments Ltd and watch as the comedy unfolds in
this gritty tale of love, lust and the ultimate test of friendship when Rita,
Sue and Bob Too! returns to St Helens Theatre Royal, from Tuesday, 22 November
to Saturday, 26 November 2016.
Chantelle Nolan, Theatre Manager said:- "We are delighted to welcome
Darren Day to the cast of Rita, Sue and Bob Too! With his pedigree, we're sure
he will be brilliant in the role of Bob so don't miss this brilliant comedy
which will have you rolling in the aisles again and again!"
For more information, please visit:-
StHelensTheatreRoyal.com or alternatively,
you can also call:- 01744 756 000.
Suitable for over 18's only!