Raising Martha, a brand new dark comedy by award-winning writer David Spicer, and directed by Michael Fentiman, will have its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 January 2017, playing until 11 February.
Gerry and Roger’s mum has gone missing. Well, most of her has…
The unwitting victims of animal rights activists campaigning for the freedom of the family frog farm’s slimy inhabitants, the brothers must bring in the hapless Inspector Clout to establish the whereabouts of their long-dead mother.
An absurdly funny, dark comedy starring the finest comedy ensemble live on stage, Raising Martha tackles terrorism, animal rights and six-foot frogs!
As previously announced, Tom Bennett will play ‘Marc’; Jasper Britton will play ‘Gerry’; Joel Fry will play ‘Jago’; Morgana Robinson will play ‘Caro’. Jeff Rawle, (Channel 4’s Drop the Dead Donkey, Handbagged, Tricycle / West End, Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire) will join the cast to play ‘Inspector Clout’. Casting for ‘Roger’ will be announced.
Raising Martha is produced by Michael James Cox and Tom O’Connell, directed by Michael Fentiman, with set and costume design by Rebecca Brower, sound design by Max Pappenheim, lighting design by Eliot Griggs, costume supervision by Ryan Walklett, and casting by Anne Vosser.
Tom O’Connell said, “After our sell-out success with The Boys in the Band, we are thrilled to be working with Michael James-Cox on a brand new piece of theatre which has made us all laugh during the creative process and now we have assembled a stellar comedy cast who I know will be electric to watch in the intimate Park Theatre.”