4 Stars - Daily Mail | 'This new production will draw audiences like a moth to a flame' - The Telegraph Susie Amy, Oliver Farnworth and Louise Redknapp The gripping movie SENSATION live on stage Fatal Attraction by James Dearden based on the Paramount Pictures Corporation motion picture.

About

Based on the Oscar nominated classic motion picture Fatal Attraction, James Dearden’s intoxicating new stage production ‘Will draw audiences like moths to a flame’ (The Telegraph).

Fatal Attraction, brings the definitive movie thriller to the UK stage. Starring Footballer’s Wives siren Susie Amy, as the iconic Alex Forrest, soap star favourite Oliver Farnworth (Coronation Street) as Dan Gallagher and celebrated TV talent and performer Louise Redknapp (Eternal, Strictly Come Dancing, Cabaret, 9 to 5) as Beth Gallagher.

When happily married New York attorney Dan Gallagher, meets charming editor Alex (Susie Amy) 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.

Please be warned that the production features adult language, violence, partial nudity and scenes of self-harm.

Cast

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Susie Amy as Alex Forrest

Susie Amy as Alex Forrest

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).

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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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Louise Redknapp as Beth Gallagher

Louise Redknapp as Beth Gallagher

Louise Redknapp is a musician, TV presenter, actress and fashion blogger. Louise rose to prominence as a member of the girl band Eternal, before embarking on a highly successful solo career. Eternal were the first all-girl group to sell over 1 million copies of an album in the UK with their debut Always & Forever and remain the top selling girl band of the 90’s with over 10 million records sold.

Louise went solo in 1995 and her first album, Naked, produced 5 hits and sold over 1 million copies. In 2016, Louise was announced as a contestant for the BBC’s flagship show Strictly Come Dancing. Here, she stormed her way to the finals and was named runner-up. The following year, she made her stage debut starring as Sally Bowles in Cabaret (National Tour) with Will Young and in 2019 made her West End debut in Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical (Savoy Theatre) as Violet Newstead, a role she reprised to great acclaim for the tour which ran throughout 2021.

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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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Anita Booth as Joan

Anita Booth as Joan

Anita has worked extensively in TV and theatre.

Theatre includes: a season at the Royal Shakespeare company; Twelfth Night (National Tour); To Kill A Mockingbird (Birmingham Rep/WYP); Everybody Loves a Winner (Manchester Royal Exchange) and The Entertainer with the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company (Garrick Theatre). Musicals include Tanya in the International Tour of MAMMA MIA! and creating the role of Babs in the original production of Never Forget.

Television and film includes: Intergalactic (Sky), Lady Binkie in Vanity Fair (ITV), Mrs Roach in The Interceptor (BBC), Sandra in Humans (Channel 4), Barbara Lang in Holby City (BBC), Jennifer in Phone Shop (E4), Nadine in Coronation Street (ITV) and Mrs Bentley in DCI Banks (ITV). Anita can also be seen in the film adaptation of the National Theatre’s production of London Road directed by Rufus Norris.

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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 as Kirby and Understudy Alex/Beth

Emma Laird Craig as Kirby and 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.

Creative Team

James Dearden Author

Loveday Ingram Director

Morgan Large Set & Costume Design

Mogzi Projection Designer

Jack Knowles Lighting Designer

Carolyn Downing Sound Designer

Paul Englishby Composer

Anne Vosser Casting Director

Rachel Heyburn Assistant Director

Paul Benzing Fight Director

Charmian Hoare Dialect Coach

Robbie Taylor Hunt Intimacy Director

Mike Ashcroft Movement Consultant

Mark Shelley Special Effects Consultant

Additional video content by Mogzi, Morgan Large & Loveday Ingram

2022 Tour