Lily Allen to make West Finish debut in supernatural mystery 2:22 – A Ghost Tale at Noel Coward Theatre


Lily Allen is to make her West Finish debut in a brand new supernatural mystery play launching in the summertime.

The 36-year-old singer will big name as Jenny in 2:22 – A Ghost Tale, showing along EastEnders actor Jake Wooden, Town Of Angels’ Hadley Fraser, and Julia Chan of Silent Space.

Written via Danny Robins – perfect recognized for his docudrama horror podcast The Battersea Poltergeist, which is being made right into a TV sequence – the play tells the tale of 4 pals at a cocktail party, however all isn’t what it kind of feels.

(L-R) Hadley Fraser, Lily Allen, Julia Chan, Jake Wood will star in a new play by Danny Robins at the Noel Coward Theatre
Hadley Fraser, Julia Chan and Jake Wooden will sign up for Allen on degree

In a commentary, Allen stated: “I’m so desirous about attending to paintings in this play. The reside efficiency side of my profession has at all times been essentially the most exciting phase for me, connecting with a gaggle of people and the spontaneity of no matter occurs at the night time.

“I believe that entering into this play is an exhilarating herbal extension of that and presents me the most efficient of all worlds. I am getting to discover mature material, be a lady with an actual standpoint and display the West Finish audiences how a lot I like reside efficiency and being in entrance of an target audience. I will’t wait.”

The play follows Jenny, who believes her new house is haunted – however her husband Sam (Fraser) isn’t satisfied.

After inviting outdated buddy Lauren (Chan) and her new spouse Ben (Wooden) over for dinner, a “bizarre and scary” feeling develops – they usually all make a decision to stick unsleeping till 2.22am to find the reality.

Allen, who married Stranger Issues actor David Harbour in September 2020, added that the play is a “sensible investigation into the ghosts that hang-out us and the hows and whys they arrive to be”.

Olivier Award-nominated director Matthew Dunster, who will helm the undertaking on the Noel Coward Theatre, described it as “a singular aggregate of horror and social observation”.

The play opens on three August.


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