George Evans, Henry Everett, Katie Moore and Howard Ward will appear in the first major revival of Robert Holman's 1977 play German Skerries from 3 March. Directed by Alice Hamilton it is a co-production with award-winning touring company Up in Arms who produced Barney Norris' Eventide and Visitors, which picked up nine Off West End Award nominations between them. It will then go on tour in the round to Reading Rep, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Dukes Theatre Lancaster and Hull Truck Theatre.
George Evans' theatre credits include The Shawshank Redemption (UK tour); and Missing (Belgrade Coventry/Old Vic Tunnels). TV includes Hollyoaks.
Henry Everett's theatre credits includes Richard II (Shakespeare's Globe), Man and Superman (National Theatre), and A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Cripple of Inishmaan and Peter and Alice (Michael Grandage Company).
Katie Moore's theatre credits include The Funfair (Home, Manchester), Billy Liar (Royal Exchange), The Little Mermaid (Bristol Old Vic), Swallows and Amazons (Vaudeville/UK tour) and Salad Days (Riverside Studios). TV includes Call the Midwife, The Paradise, Doc Martin, Misfits and Merlin.
Howard Ward's theatre credits include London Road, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse (National Theatre); Pride and Prejudice (Sheffield Crucible), The Changeling (Young Vic). TV includes Sergeant Willis in Downtown Abbey, Lady Chatterley's Lover, Parade's End and Toast. Film includes London Road.
A friendship, a marriage, a holiday, a death – German Skerries fills the stage with the meetings and departures that make us human.
It’s 1977, and Martin, Jack, Michael and Carol are staring out into the future. Around a popular birdwatching spot overlooking the mouth of the Tees, their lives intertwine to create an uplifting portrait of human hope and vulnerability.