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About The Good Life

The Good Life – the iconic TV sitcom that delighted countless millions in the 1970s – is back in an all new West End comedy. 

Starring Rufus Hound as Tom Good, this highly anticipated new play from Jeremy Sands features the much loved characters trying to live their best lives in old Surbiton. 

Join eco-warriors Barbara and Tom and Margot and Jerry Leadbetter and relive some old adventures, as well as new ones, all hilarious and often, even today, worryingly familiar.

The Good Life is rumoured to open in London’s West End in 2023.

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What's the story of The Good Life?

Remember the Goods – Tom and Barbara, suburban eco-warriors?

And their next-door neighbours Margo and Jerry Leadbetter, desperately trying to maintain the Surbiton status quo?

Well, they’re back – and on stage for the first time in The Good Life, a theatrical reimagining of the much-loved TV series which won millions of ardent viewers. This new play celebrates a time when, whatever our differences, we still managed to get on with our neighbours.

Who is in the cast of The Good Life?

The regional cast of The Good Life includes actor and comedian Rufus Hound as ‘Tom Good’, Preeya Kalidas as ‘Margo Leadbetter’, Dominic Rowan as ‘Jerry Leadbetter’, Sally Tatum as ‘Barbara Good’, Nigel Betts and Tessa Churchard.

London cast to be announced.

Who are the creative team of The Good Life?

The Good Life, A Comedy by Jeremy Sams is based upon the TV series created by Bob Larbey and John Esmonde. The production features set & costume by Michael Taylor, lighting by Mark Henderson, sound by Fergus O’Hare, composition by Tim Sutton and casting by Ginny Schiller.


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Ticket Information

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News about The Good Life

Rufus Hound to play Tom Good in new stage adaptation of ‘The Good Life’
Rufus Hound is to play Tom Good in a new stage adaptation of the iconic 1970s tv series The Good Life. Hound is an award-winning actor, comedian and presenter equally at home with roles on screen including Doctor Who, Cucumber, Hounded and on the stage including One Man Two Guvnors (Theatre Royal Haymarket), What The Butler Saw (Theatre Royal Bath / Leicester Curve), Don Quixote (RSC), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre London), Present Laughter and Neville’s Island (Chichester Festival Theatre) and his award-winning role as Mr Toad in The Wind in the Willows (London Palladium, UK tour and cinema broadcast). Written and directed by Jeremy Sans, the new comedy will open at Theatre Royal Bath on 7 October 2021, before dates at Cheltenham Everyman, Salford Lowry, Oxford Playhouse, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Malvern Theatres, Richmond Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre. The UK tour will hopefully be followed by a West End season. Full casting for the comedy is to be announced. Katherine Parkinson was previously announced to play Barbara Good, however it is not known if she is still attached to the show. The Good Life is based on the classic television series by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey, which followed suburban eco warriors, Tom and Barbara Good, rubbing along with their neighbours Margo and Jerry Leadbetter, desperately trying to maintain the Surbiton status quo? The iconic series starred Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal (currently appearing in Anything Goes), Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington. The creative team includes Michael Taylor (set & costume), Mark Henderson (lighting), Fergus O'Hare (sound) and Ginny Schiller (casting). The Good Life will open at Theatre Royal Bath on 7 October 2021, before dates at Cheltenham Everyman, Salford Lowry, Oxford Playhouse, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Malvern Theatres, Richmond Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre.

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