Kym Marsh as Alex Forrest When Desire Becomes Dangerous Also starring Oliver Farnworth and Susie May The gripping movie SENSATION live on stage Fatal Attraction by James Dearden based on the Paramount Pictures Corporation motion picture.

About

Based on the classic Paramount Pictures Corporation motion picture, James Dearden’s intoxicating new stage play of Fatal Attraction, brings the definitive movie thriller to the UK stage. Starring British pop and TV sensation Kym Marsh* (Hear’Say, Coronation Street, Morning Live) as the iconic Alex Forrest, soap star favourite Oliver Farnworth (Coronation Street) as Dan Gallagher and Footballer’s Wives siren Susie Amy, as Beth Gallagher.

When happily married New York attorney Dan Gallagher, meets charming editor Alex (Kym Marsh) on a night out in the city, they both commit to a night of passion they can’t take back. Dan returns home to his family and tries to forget the mistake he has made, but Alex has different ideas. Dan’s about to discover that love is a dangerous game, and Alex has only one rule; you play fair with her, and she’ll play fair with you.

*Kym Marsh will only be performing on Tue-Sat performances and only appear in Brighton, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Bath, Nottingham, Manchester & Birmingham.
Further casting of Alex for venues Cardiff onwards will be announced in due course.

Cast

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Kym Marsh as Alex Forrest

Kym Marsh as Alex Forrest

Kym Marsh is an actress and well-loved star of the British music and television scene. The former singer was part of the hugely successful noughties pop band Hear'Say, who had two UK number one singles and a UK number one album.

A treasured star of UK television also, Marsh played the role of Michelle Connor in ITV's Coronation Street for 13 years, winning many awards including the coveted Best Female Dramatic Performance in 2017.

Earlier this year she appeared in Kay Mellor's long running BBC comedy-drama The Syndicate and has been presenting BBC One's hit day time show Morning Live.

The award-winning actress now returns to the stage as the iconic Alex Forrest in the UK tour of Fatal Attraction.

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Oliver Farnworth as Dan Gallagher

Oliver Farnworth as Dan Gallagher

Training: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Theatre includes: The Girl On The Train (UK Tour); The Marilyn Conspiracy (International Tour); Down The Dock Road (Theatre Royal Liverpool); Dobbo (Royal Court Liverpool); Inherit the Wind (New Vic Theatre); Beautiful Thing (Arts Theatre/ UK Tour); Santa Claus The Musical (Grand Theater, Singapore); The Widowing Of Mrs Holroyd (New Vic Theatre); A View From The Bridge (Theatre By The Lake); Holding The Man (Trafalgar Studios); Kes (Liverpool Playhouse & UK Tour); Merchant Of Venice (Changeling Theatre); A Midsummer Night's Dream (British Shakespeare Company); Saturday Night Sunday Morning (Harrogate Theatre/ Oldham Coliseum); London Plays: London Tongue (Old Red Lion); Under Milk Wood (New Vic Studio); The Roaring Girl (New Vic Studio) and The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (Redgrave Theatre).

Television includes: Endeavour Vi, Coronation Street, Mr. Selfridge, Doctors Xiv, The Royal and Hollyoaks.

Films include: Love Type D.

Workshops include: Dracula (New Vic Theatre).

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Susie Amy as Beth Gallagher

Susie Amy as Beth Gallagher

Susie Amy’s first starring role was in the ITV drama Footballer’s Wives. Her career started at the age of 18 after being spotted by agent Sue Latimer performing at the National Theatre, after her college production was chosen as the winning play of a National Youth Theatre competition. She was playing Alice in After Juliet by Sharman MacDonald.

Since becoming a household name in Footballer's Wives, she has taken on various parts including the lead role in the American miniseries La Femme Musketeer, which also starred Gerard Depardieu and Nastassja Kinski, and a lead role in ITV's Echo Beach and Moving Wallpaper with Ben Miller.

Susie proved her mettle in arctic conditions on the reality series 71 Degrees North, battling through snow and ice in conditions of up to minus 30 degrees to reach the most northern part of mainland Europe. She has also been a regular panellist on Channel 5's Wright Stuff, and Jeremy Vine.

Other Television includes: Hollyoaks, Plus One, My Family, Coronation Street, New Street Law, Hotel Babylon, Death In Paradise, The Royal, Sam's Game, Holby City, Casualty, Dark Realm and Sirens.

Films include: Andy Garcia's Modigliani, House of 9 with Dennis Hopper and Peter Capaldi, Lesbian Vampire Killers, The Pimp, Psych:9, Two Families, Dead Fish, Bonded By Blood and Silent Hours in which she played Hugh Bonneville’s wife Rosemary.

Theatre includes: The Marilyn Conspiracy (Edinburgh Festival); Out Of Order (UK Tour); Rehearsal For Murder (UK Tour); Wait Until Dark (UK Tour); After Juliet (Young Vic/ National Theatre); The Mummy (Belgrade Theatre) and Murder On The Nile (UK Tour).

Other Television includes: Hollyoaks, Plus One, My Family, Coronation Street, New Street Law, Hotel Babylon, Death In Paradise, The Royal, Sam's Game, Holby City, Casualty, Dark Realm and Sirens.

Films include: Andy Garcia's Modigliani, House of 9 with Dennis Hopper and Peter Capaldi, Lesbian Vampire Killers, The Pimp, Psych:9, Two Families, Dead Fish, Bonded By Blood and Silent Hours in which she played Hugh Bonneville’s wife Rosemary.

Theatre includes: The Marilyn Conspiracy (Edinburgh Festival); Out Of Order (UK Tour); Rehearsal For Murder (UK Tour); Wait Until Dark (UK Tour); After Juliet (Young Vic/ National Theatre); The Mummy (Belgrade Theatre) and Murder On The Nile (UK Tour).

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John Macaulay as Jimmy

John Macaulay as Jimmy

Training: Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes: Comedy of Errors (Citizens Theatre); Richard III and Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare's Rose Theatre); Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry V (RSC); The Sunnyside Centre (The Village Pub Theatre); August: Osage County, Great Expectations, The Witches, Midsummer, The Cheviot, The Stag and the Black Black Oil, Equus and Macbeth (Dundee Rep); Life is a Dream, Alice in Wonderland, To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh); The Two Gentlemen of Verona (National Theatre); Betrayed (The Tron Theatre); Peer Gynt (National Theatre Scotland/ Dundee Rep); A Streetcar named Desire, Of Mice and Men and The Snow Queen (Perth Theatre); Othello and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bard in the Botanics); Caledonia Dreaming (7.84 Theatre Company); 8000 Metres (Suspect Culture); The Voices (Forced Entertainment); The Glass Slipper (Southwark Playhouse); How to Steal a Diamond (Vox Motus); The Whistleblower (Birds Of Paradise Theatre Company) and Horizontal Collaboration (Fire Exit).

Television includes: Waterloo Road, Burnistoun, Gary Tank Commander, M.I. High, Single Father, Still Game, Jess the Border Collie, River City, Suspect, Rockface, Suspect, English Express, Murder in Mind, Chrysalis, The Vice, Missing and Living with Technology.

Radio includes: On the Skids, A Second Life and All at Sea (BBC Scotland).

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Troy Glasgow as O'Rourke and Understudy Dan/Jimmy

Troy Glasgow as O'Rourke and Understudy Dan/Jimmy

Training: The BRIT School.

Theatre includes: A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Vic/ New York); There’s Only One Wayne Matthews (Sheffield Crucible); Harper Regan (National Theatre) and Low Dat (Birmingham Rep).

Television/Film includes: World War Z (Paramount Pictures), Adulthood, Casualty (BBC), London’s Burning, Day Of The Triffids (BBC) and Dr Who (BBC).

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Christina Balmer understudy Joan/O'Rourke

Christina Balmer Understudy Joan/O'Rourke

Training: The BRIT School.

Theatre includes: Thread (The XV Theatre Company at The Hope Theatre); Baby Mine (The XV Theatre Company at The Etcetera Theatre); Perfect Pitch (The XV Theatre Company); Relatively Speaking (The XV at The Tabard Theatre); Shakespeare In Love (The XV); Much Ado About Nothing (Wyrd Sisters Theatre Company); Under Milk Wood (John Griffiths); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival); Othello (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival) and The Miser (Gaslit Theatre Company).

Television includes: EastEnders (BBC) and Abba (When All Is Said And Done) (ITV/Channel 5).

Films include: Solus (Danny Gibbons), Mantis (Rob Green) and The Break(Seagrave Films).

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Emma Laird Craig Understudy Alex/Beth

Emma Laird Craig Understudy Alex/Beth

Training: Royal Central School of Speech & Drama BA (Hons) Acting, Moscow Arts Theatre, The Actor’s Temple, and in New York: LAByrinth Theater Company Ensemble, Atlantic Theater Company, Pounds Per Square Inch Performance.

Theatre includes: Playing With Fire (dir. John Gould Rubin, Private Theatre); The Beaux Stratagem (TriForce Slam, Theatre Royal Stratford East); The Photojournalist (Theatre 503); Agitprop & the Tittenbaum Troupe (Chelsea Arts Club); Our Country’s Good (Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass); Table Manners - The Norman Conquests (Compass Needle); Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Gilded Balloon) and Permission to Play (Shakespeare’s Globe).

Film includes: Heartbreak House, Minerva and The Mystic Heist.

TV includes: The Crown, Eastenders, The Venus Show and Casting Nina.

Emma also holds an MA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh.

2022 Tour

14 - 22 Jan
2022
Brighton
Theatre Royal
25 - 29 Jan
2022
Newcastle
Theatre Royal
1 - 5 Feb
2022
Edinburgh
Kings Theatre
8 - 12 Feb
2022
Bath
Theatre Royal
15 - 19 Feb
2022
Nottingham
Theatre Royal
22 - 26 Feb
2022
Manchester
Opera House
1 - 5 Mar
2022
Birmingham
Alexandra Theatre
8 - 12 Mar
2022
Cardiff
New Theatre
14 - 19 Mar
2022
Cheltenham
Everyman Theatre
21 - 26 Mar
2022
Richmond
Richmond Theatre
28 Mar - 2 Apr
2022
Northampton
Royal & Derngate Theatre
4 - 9 Apr
2022
Aylesbury
Waterside Theatre
18 - 23 Apr
2022
Glasgow
Theatre Royal
25 - 30 Apr
2022
Cambridge
Cambridge Arts Theatre
2 - 7 May
2022
York
Grand Opera House