Sean Fowley, Artistic Director of Birmingham Rep and director of the 20th Anniversary Production has announced that Tom Hiddleston will reprise his appearence as the special guest star in the critically acclaimed production of The Play What I Wrote at Theatre Royal, Bath. Hiddleston first appeared in the show in Birminghan on December 6th and received praised.
Both performances will be filmed and will be broadcast on the BBC later in 2022. The date is yet to be announced but keep your eyes peeled on our socials for it! This show will also mark the first stop of the show’s recently announced national tour.
When The Play What I Wrote opened in London’s West End, originally directed by Kenneth Branagh, it was an instand hit. The Sunday Times called it “a triumph” and The Observer said “audiences weep with laughter”.
‘Thom’ has written a play, an epic set in the French Revolution called ‘A Tight Squeeze for the Scarlet Pimple’. ‘Dennis’, on the other hand, wants to continue with their double act. He believes that if they perform a tribute to Morecambe and Wise, Thom’s confidence will be restored and the double act will go on. But first Dennis needs to persuade a guest star to appear in the play what Thom wrote…
With a mystery guest star at every performance, The Play What I Wrote is once again proving a massive hit with audiences and critics alike. Sir Ian McKellen, Sting, Ewan McGregor, Daniel Radcliffe, Kylie Minogue, Ralph Fiennes, Joanna Lumley, Nigel Havers, Jerry Hall and Dawn French previously took part in the play at mystery guests.