The cast of Neville’s Island at the Duke of York’s Theatre
Adrian ‘Ade’ Edmondson (Gordon)
Ade is best known for his roles in television series The Young Ones and Bottom, both of which he co-wrote alongside long-time comedy collaborator Rik Mayall. Part of the alternative comedy boom of the 1980s originating from The Comedy Store, Edmondson, alongside Mayall and other British comedians including Nigel Planer, Alexei Sayle and French and Saunders, launched TV comedy series The Comic Strip Presents… Edmondson starred in the 1985 feature film The Supergrass and appeared in numerous TV series including Blackadder, Jonathan Creek and Holby City. Recently Edmondson
presented Ade in Britain, The Dales and Ade at Sea on ITV following his 2013 win of Celebrity MasterChef and has toured with his band The Bad Shepherds since 2008.
Miles Jupp (Angus)
Miles is an actor, comedian and writer most recently seen in the hit BBC series Rev and Sky’s Spy. His television credits include A Young Doctor’s Notebook, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Jon Hamm, The Thick Of It, Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle and Balamory. Film credits include Grimsby, starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Chick Lit, The Monuments Men, The Riot Club, Made In Dagenham and Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes. Jupp’s current stand-up show Miles Jupp Is The Chap You’re Thinking Of has toured to sold-out venues around the country, and he regularly features on comedy shows including Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You, and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. In 2001, Jupp won the So You Think You’re Funny and The Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year awards, followed by a nomination for the Perrier Best Newcomer Award in 2003 for his show Gentlemen Prefer Brogues.
Neil Morrissey (Neville)
Neil is best known for his role as ‘Tony’ in the BBC sitcom Men Behaving Badly, in which he starred for seven series. Morrissey has appeared in multiple television series including Boon, Roll Over Beethoven, Gentlemen and Players, My Summer with Des, Reeves & Mortimer, ITV’s Monkey Trousers, Paradise Heights, Murder in Mind and Carrie and Barry. More recently, Morrissey has been seen in the BBC One drama series Waterloo Road. In 2005, Morrissey starred alongside Julie Walters, Celia Imrie and Duncan Preston in the West End production of Victoria Wood’s Acorn Antiques, followed by starring roles in Guys and Dolls and a national tour of Rain Man. During the 2010 World Cup, he took his love of British beers to South Africa for an ITV series Men Brewing Badly.
Robert Webb (Roy)
Robert is best known for his role as Jeremy in Channel 4’s multi-award winning Peep Show in which he stars alongside long-time collaborator David Mitchell. Alongside this, Mitchell and Webb wrote and starred in The Mitchell and Webb Situation and That Mitchell and Webb Look which won the BAFTA for Best Comedy in 2007. A regular on comedy panel shows, he has also appeared in Fresh Meat, BBC3’s The Smoking Room and British films Confetti, Magicians and The Wedding Video. In 2008, Webb made his West End stage debut in the UK premiere of Fat Pig by Neil LaBute at Trafalgar Studios and recently starred alongside Mark Heap in Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Duke of York’s Theatre.