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Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans to star in new West End play BACKSTAIRS BILLY

Luke Evans is returning to the West End this autumn alongside Penelope Wilton in a new play about the Queen Mother's relationship with her most loyal servant.

luke evans and penelope wiltonLuke Evans and Penelope Wilton

BACKSTAIRS BILLY will play at the Duke of York's Theatre from 27 October - 27 January.

Starring Penelope Wilton (Downtown Abbey) and Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast), BACKSTAIRS BILLY is a new comedy penned by Marcelo Dos Santos.


BACKSTAIRS BILLY follows the relationship between the Queen Mother and her loyal manservant, the titular Billy, during the 1979 tumult in the UK.

The cast and creative team of BACKSTAIRS BILLY.

A cast of twelve other actors will be announced soon alongside Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans.

The play is directed by Michael Grandage.

The comedy has Set and Co-Costume Design by Christopher Oram, Co-Costume Design by Tom Ran, Lighting Design by Ryan Day, Music and Sound Design by Adam Cork, Wigs, Hair and Make-Up Design by Carole Hancock, casting by Jacob Sparrow, Associate Direction by Sophie Drake and Costume Supervision by Mary Charlton.

Book your BACKSTAIRS BILLY tickets now.

Performing at Duke of York's Theatre from 27 October to 27 January.

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