Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal are delighted to announce full casting for their forthcoming touring production of They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!
Lisa Howard as Anthea
Steve Huison as Jack
Suzanne Ahmet as Maggie
Matt Connor as Lewis
Michael Hugo as Constable, Sergeant, Undertaker and ‘Pops’.
Transposed to Brexit Britain, They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! tells the story of Anthea who gets mixed up in a riot at her local supermarket and seizes the opportunity to stock her empty cupboards and those of her friend. But what will the two friends tell their law-abiding husbands?
Directed by Northern Broadsides new Artistic Director and Joint CEO Conrad Nelson, the production is designed by Jessica Worrall (When We Are Married, Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal) with lighting by Douglas Kuhrt (Pitmen Painters, Live Theatre, West End and Broadway).
They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! will open at York Theatre Royal, from 5-13 October and will then tour till the 2 Dec.
“I am delighted to be leading one of the country’s most treasured theatre companies over the next 12 months and onto the next stage of its development. From classical repertoire to new works and adaptations, over the last 26 years Northern Broadsides has been synonymous with producing high quality and award- winning drama, with a strong regional voice. We will continue to support the development of new writing and to bring new voices and artists from diverse backgrounds to the stage.
Kay’s 17 years with Northern Broadsides and her wider experience within the industry has placed her perfectly to lead the Company alongside Artistic Director, Conrad Nelson.
“I am really excited to be joining forces with Conrad in planning the future of Northern Broadsides. I intend to uphold the company’s core values whilst taking Broadsides to the next generation.” Kay Packwood, Executive Director and Joint CEO
Thank you every penny counts in the Arts!
Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE
Stephanie Cole OBE
Sir Tom Courtenay
Prof Edith Hall
Roger Harvey OBE
Sir Lenny Henry CBE
Dame Ingrid Roscoe DCVO, FSA
The Rt. Hon. Lord Shutt of Greetland OBE, FCA
Meera Syal CBE