Complete casting has now been announced for the play which includes two actors who have frequently worked with Alan Ayckbourn in his Scarborough company. The company comprises:
Stephen Beckett as Cliff McCracken
Matthew Cottle as Benedict Hough
Debra Gillett as Poppy McCracken
Gawn Grainger as Ken Ayres
Amanda Hadingue as Yvonne Doggett
Nigel Lindsay as Jack McCracken
Amy Marston as Harriet Ayres
Rebecca McKinnis as Tina Ruston
Gerard Monaco as the Rivetti brothers
Alice Sykes as Samantha McCracken
Samuel Taylor as Roy Ruston
Niky Wardley as Anita McCracken
The production team is led by Adam Penford as director with Tim Hatley (designer), Paul Anderson (lighting designer), Grant Olding (music), Alison de Burgh (fight director) and Gareth Fry (sound designer).
Of the cast, Stephen Beckett and Matthew Cottle have worked frequently with Sir Alan in his acting company with Stephen notably part of the highly acclaimed Private Fears In Public Places world premiere company in 2005 and Matthew most recently appearing in the world premiere of Neighbourhood Watch in 2011 in Scarborough, New York and London.
Tickets are now on sale for A Small Family Business which is running at the National Theatre from 1 April. Further details and booking information can be found at the NT website here.
Booking can now also be made for the Alan Ayckbourn platform at the National Theatre on Thursday 10 April at 6pm. Further details can be found here.