The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Goodnight Mister Tom will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York’s Theatre this Christmas.
The Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian’s classic novel will be led by David Troughton who will play the central role of Mister Oakley alongside an ensemble cast featuring Clark Devlin, Elisa de Grey, Guy Lewis, Simon Markey, Abigail Matthews, Jane Milligan, Martha Seignior, James Staddon, Melle Stewart, Georgina Sutton and Hollie Taylor.
Six young performers have been cast in the key roles of William and Zach. Joe Reynolds, Freddy Hawkins and Alex Taylor-McDowall will alternate the role of William and Sonny Kirby, Harrison Noble and Oliver Loades will alternate as Zach.
Following its run in the West End, the production will open at Manchester Opera House and continue on to Milton Keynes Theatre, Glasgow Theatre Royal, Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre, Oxford New Theatre, York Grand Opera House, Richmond Theatre, Aylesbury Waterside, Woking New Victoria, Bath Theatre Royal, Cambridge, Cardiff New Theatre and Newcastle Theatre Royal.
Goodnight Mr Tom will play a limited West End season from 11 December 2015 until 21 February 2016 at the Duke of York’s theatre.