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Jane Asher, Matthew Horne, Norman Pace Set for Menier Chocolate Factory’s Charley’s Aunt

Matthew Horne
Matthew Horne

Additional casting has been announced for Brandon Thomas’ Charley’s Aunt, to run September 20-November 10 at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

As previously reported, Ian Talbot will direct the production, which will be designed by Paul Farnsworth and have lighting design by Jason Taylor.

The 1892 comedy centers on Lord Fancourt Babberley, who is blackmailed into playing the wealthy aunt of his best friend, Charley, so that they both can ask their true loves Amy and Kitty for their hands in marriage.

The company will feature Jane Asher as Donna Lucia, Sam Kelly as Brassett, and Norman Pace at Spettigue, along with the previously announced, Matthew Horne as Babberley. Additional casting will be announced in the near future.

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Closed: November 10, 2012