Adrian Edmondson & Nigel Planer to star in co-written new stage comedy ‘Vulcan 7’

Jonathan Church Productions and Theatre Royal Bath Productions in association with Yvonne Arnaud Theatre have this morning announced the brand new stage comedy, Vulcan 7, written by and starring Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer, which will premiere this autumn before embarking on a UK tour.

Directed by Steven MarmionVulcan 7 will open in Guildford on 19 September 2018, followed by dates in Cambridge, Newcastle, Bath, Richmond, Malvern and Edinburgh.

Edmundson and Planer will co-star as former drama students, Gary Savage and Hugh Delavois, one a plodding actor, the other a struggling Hollywood star, both in their 60s who are reunited on Icelandic wasteland, on the set of a fantasy movie.

The cast is completed by Lois Chimimba who stars as film runner, Leela.

Hugh Delavoishas landed the role of Vulcan’s butler and he’s making his seventh film for the franchise. Gary is a one-time Hollywood A-lister playing a guest monster with four hours in make-up and one word in the script. Sparks fly inside the trailer as old wounds are opened. Leela, a runner, attempts to keep the peace, but outside the trailer things are not going to plan either: the director’s gone AWOL, the catering truck’s on the wrong side of a ravine, and the volcanic activity is growing more lively by the minute…

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