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Matt Lucas   Caroline Quentin
Clive Rowe   Alex Young

Me and My Girl

Book & Lyrics by L Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber
Book revised by Stephen Fry with contributions by Mike Ockrent
Music by Noel Gay

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Overview

There's one thing certain from the start
You'll find forever
You've got to follow your heart.

At Hareford Hall in Hampshire, suspense is in the air. The family solicitor has found the long-lost heir to the Hareford title and riches. But, to everyone’s horror, he’s a Cockney barrow boy called Bill Snibson. As the Duchess determinedly sets out to transform him into a true gentleman, Bill’s sweetheart Sally wonders how she fits in to his new life. Before too long, Bill has to answer some soul-searching questions about who he really is.

This uproarious, much-loved musical comedy includes the enormously popular numbers The Sun Has Got His Hat On and Lambeth Walk. The revised version by Stephen Fry and Mike Ockrent, also featuring Leaning on a Lamppost, won the 1985 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical.

This new staging is directed by Daniel Evans with designs by Lez Brotherston and choreography by Alistair David, the outstanding team behind Festival 2017’s hit musical Fiddler on the Roof. They are joined by Gareth Valentine (Guys and Dolls) who is creating brand new arrangements for the score, which will be orchestrated by Doug Besterman and Mark Cumberland.

Matt Lucas plays Bill Snibson. Known to a television audience of millions for the smash hit TV series Little Britain, his theatre work includes the role of Thenardier in Les Misérables in the West End. His recent screen credits include Doctor Who, Alice in Wonderland, Paddington and Bridesmaids.

Caroline Quentin makes her Chichester debut as the Duchess of Dene. One of television’s most popular actors from series such as Men Behaving BadlyJonathan Creek and Dickensian, her recent stage work includes The Hypocrite (RSC) and Relative Values (West End).

Clive Rowe’s extensive theatre work includes Kiss Me Kate (Chichester), Carousel, Guys and Dolls (Olivier Award), Candide, Caroline, Or Change and The Light Princess (National Theatre), Blues in the Night (Hackney Empire) and Chicago (West End).

Alex Young plays Sally; her many musical theatre credits include Follies at the National Theatre, Carousel (ENO), Show Boat (West End/Sheffield) and Anything Goes (Sheffield Theatres).


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Cast & Creatives

Cast

  • Matt Lucas.

    Matt Lucas

    Bill Snibson
  • Quentin Caroline.

    Caroline Quentin

    Duchess of Dene
  • Clive Rowe Bw.

    Clive Rowe

    Sir John Tremayne
  • Alex Young.

    Alex Young

    Sally Smith
  • Bw Lydia Bannister.

    Lydia Bannister

    May Miles & Ensemble
  • Ronan Burns.

    Ronan Burns

    Lord Damming & Ensemble
  • Bw Jennie Dale Headshot.

    Jennie Dale

    Parchester
  • Bw Jacqui Dubois.

    Jacqui Dubois

    Lady Battersby
  • Bw Fienauri Davide.

    Davide Fienauri

    Lord French & Ensemble
  • Bw Lauren Hall.

    Lauren Hall

    Maid & Ensemble
  • Bw Siubhan Harrison From Agent Website.

    Siubhan Harrison

    Lady Jacqueline Carstone
  • Bw Matt Harrop.

    Matt Harrop

    Lord Battersby
  • Bw Victoria Hinde 2018.

    Victoria Hinde

    Lady Diss & Ensemble + Dance Captain
  • Bw Melissa Lowe.

    Melissa Lowe

    Ensemble
  • Bw Dominic Marsh.

    Dominic Marsh

    The Hon Gerald Bollingbroke
  • Bw Natasha Mould.

    Natasha Mould

    Mrs Worthington-Worthington & Ensemble
  • Bw Ryan Pidgen Headshot.

    Ryan Pidgen

    Bob Barking
  • Bw Pippa Raine.

    Pippa Raine

    Lady Brighton & Ensemble
  • Emile Ruddock.

    Emile Ruddock

    Constable & Ensemble
  • Bw Charlotte Scott.

    Charlotte Scott

    Mrs Brown & Ensemble
  • Bw Jak Skelly.

    Jak Skelly

    Charles & Ensemble
  • Bw Monica Swayne.

    Monica Swayne

    Mrs Stainsly-Asherton & Ensemble
  • Bw Oliver Tester.

    Oliver Tester

    Chef & Ensemble
  • Bw Toyan Thomas Browne.

    Toyan Thomas-Browne

    Telegram Boy & Ensemble

Creative Team

Daniel Evans

Director

Lez Brotherston

Designer

Alistair David

Choreographer

Gareth Valentine

Musical Supervisor, Musical Director and Musical Arrangements

Doug Besterman

Orchestrator

Mark Cumberland

Orchestrator

Tim Mitchell

Lighting Designer

Carolyn Downing

Sound Designer

Andrzej Goulding

Video Designer

Charlotte Sutton

Casting Director

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