OUR HOUSE THE MUSICAL

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About The Show

Our House - “A place of heart and hearth which you are never sad to go back

to” - will mark it's 10th anniversary with a celebratory West End gala concert at

the Savoy Theatre in aid of Help for Heroes on Sunday 11th November.

Madness frontman, Suggs (who will play Joe's dad) and many original West

End cast members are reunited to celebrate with such Madness hits as Our

House, Baggy Trousers, My Girl, Embarrassment, The Sun and The Rain,

Driving In My Car, The Wings of a Dove, Night Boat to Cairo and the all-time

classic, It Must Be Love.

First presented at the Cambridge Theatre in October 2002 and the Olivier

Award winner for Best New Musical, Our House combines a witty and

brilliantly-crafted romantic tale, written by Tim Firth (Calendar Girls, Kinky

Boots, The Wedding Video), with the energetic and often madcap songs of

Madness. Set in Camden, Our House is a fast moving romantic comedy

which tells the story of Joe Casey, his mates, his girlfriend Sarah and the night

he commits a petty crime to impress her. It follows the two paths his life would

take if he stays to face the music when the police appear on the scene or if

makes a run for it.

Our House's original director, Matthew Warchus (Matilda, Ghost The Musical,

Lord of the Rings), has been reunited with the show's designer, Rob Howell

(Matilda, Ghost The Musical, Private Lives), for this not to be missed one night

only gala concert.

“What a great pleasure it is to be revisiting one of my all-time favourite projects

for this charity concert version. I can't wait to unpack it again. It must be love,

indeed," said Matthew Warchus.

“Our House remains one of the proudest achievements of my career, and one

of my happiest collaborations,” said Tim Firth.

After-party at The Savoy Hotel

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Cast includes:

Chris Carswell        Miria Parvin             Suggs​

 

 Wendi Peters        Jack Shalloo         David Fynn​

 

 

     Tameka                Jenny              Matt Cross

     Empson             Fitzpatrick

 

 

 

 

                        Alistair McGowan​

Ensemble:                      

Greg Airey, Lauren Appleby, Georgie Ashford,

Kara Bayer, Gabrielle Brooks, Dougie Carter,

Greg Fossard, Natalie Hope, Paul Kemble,

Lewis Kirk, Kayleigh Louise-Smith, Michael Melmoe, Jenny O'Leary, Patrick Smythe, Carryl Thomas, and Gavin Wilkisnon

Creative Team

 

 

Music & Lyrics
Madness

 

 

Director

Matthew Warchus​

Book
Tim Firth

Musical Supervisor & Vocal Arranger Phil Bateman

Musical Director
Paul Frankish

Set & Costume Designer

Rob Howell

Lighting Designer

Jonathan Rouse

Sound Designer

Simon Baker

Video Designer

Andrzej Goulding

Original Car Sequence

Jon Driscoll 

Producer

Tony Green

Original Choreographer

Peter Darling

General Management

David Adkin Limited

Associate Choreographer

Lizzi Gee

Producer

David Adkin

David Adkin Limited | A Theatre Production & Management Company registered in England 8075666

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