Hurtling along at breakneck speed, Noises Off follows the on and offstage antics of a touring theatre company as they stumble their way through the fictional farce, Nothing On. From the shambolic final rehearsals before opening night in Weston-Super-Mare, to a disastrous matinee in Ashton-Under-Lyme seen entirely, and hilariously silently, from backstage, before we share their final, brilliantly catastrophic performance in Stockton-on-Tees.
One of the UK’s best-loved actors, Felicity Kendal plays the role of the forgetful Dotty Otley. Having shot to fame in The Good Life, Felicity has won numerous awards for her stage work.
Matthew Kelly won the Olivier Award for Of Mice and Men. His West End credits include Waiting For Godot, Comedians and Troilus and Cressida, and the recent UK tour of The Dresser. His many television credits include award- winning thriller Cold Blood, Benidorm, Bleak House and Moving On. Matthew Kelly has performed at Richmond Theatre many times, the most recent being The Dresser in October 2021.
Jonathan Coy played George Murray in Downton Abbey. He has starred in the West End production of Noises Off, and alongside Felicity Kendal in Relatively Speaking.
Tracy-Ann Oberman is a television, theatre and radio actress, most widely known for her roles in EastEnders and the Channel 4 comedy Friday Night Dinner. Her West End credits include Earthquakes in London and Stepping Out.
Lindsay Posner is one of the UK’s most accomplished directors of comedy. His previous production of Noises Off enjoyed a sell-out run at London’s Old Vic.