A new cricket comedy, Twenty20, opens at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough next month.
The Stephen Joseph Theatre presents the world premiere of Twenty:20 by James Quinn from 13 July – 28 August.
Headingley Carnegie. July 2013. Ace Yorkshire batsman Rick Fielding has been called up at the eleventh hour to represent his country against the old enemy: Australia. The problem is that whilst Rick is a superstar of 'Twenty20' cricket, he’s never played a test match in his life. Can he possibly squeeze in a match winning innings between a celebrity photo shoot for ‘Hello’ and the quarter finals of Strictly Come Dancing?
James Quinn is a writer, poet and actor. He has written for a number of radio shows and was selected for the BBC’s first new Comedy Writers Apprenticeship.
Twenty:20 stars Richard Galazka and Christopher Wilkinson and is directed by Adam Sunderland who directed Northern Broadsides’ The Water Babies, Heidi and Treasure Island.
The production will also feature the voice of David Lloyd (Bumble) who is recording a commentary especially for the play.
Twenty:20 along with Caryl Churchill’s a number are the SJT’s off-peak plays this summer. These are hour-long dramas playing at lunchtimes and occasionally early evenings, or together as a double bill in the usual evening and matinee slots.
Tickets for Twenty:20 cost £7 and for the double bill cost £12. Box Office 01723 370541 www.sjt.uk.com