Barking in Essex

World Premiere

Writer: Clive Exton
Director: Harry Burton
Designer: Simon Higlett
Lighting Designer: James Farncombe
Sound Designer: Gareth Owen
Casting Director: Anne Vosser
Assistant Director: Jake Brunger
Fight Director: Terry King
Dialect Coach: Richard Ryder
Marketing: EMG Media & Marketing
Press: Amanda Malpass PR 

Lee Evans
Sheila Hancock
Keeley Hawes
Karl Johnson
Montserrat Lombard

Theatre: Wyndham’s Theatre
Opening Night: 16th September 2013

Welcome to the criminal blunder-world!
Freedom finally beckons for lowlife con man Algie Packer. He’s done seven years inside and now he’s coming home to spend his carefully stashed cash – £3.5 million in untraceable notes. But there’s something Algie’s family has forgotten to mention…
Meet the Packers – just your perfectly average, totally dysfunctional, ‘well-dodgy’ Essex crime family with a BIG problem. Are they going to be able to cover their tracks before Algie arrives home? Maybe it’s time to go on the run…

‘Those who like their comedy black, blue & raucous will have a ball’  Daily Telegraph 

‘Wowed by Lee Evans comic energy’ The Times

‘Sheila Hancock is in blissful comic form’ The Telegraph

‘The Glorious Keeley Hawes’ The Observer I

‘Karl Johnson is Hilarious’ Magic 105.4

‘A Starry Line-Up With Terrific Comic Timing’ Mail On Sunday 

Evening Standard Awards
– Nominated for Best Night Out
WhatsOnStage Awards – Nominated for Best New Comedy