From thrones to stones for Ian
Multi award-winning comedy Stones in my Pockets, the tale of a quiet Irish community turned upside down by the arrival of a Hollywood movie shoot is coming to the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre on Tuesday, September 16. We speak to the show’s director, and star of Game of Thrones, Ian McElhinney about the play, which is written by his wife, Irish writer Marie Jones see another body shape, hear another voice, and become aware of a different person. They have to be able to give you that flexibility, and some actors are very gifted that way. What we try to do is create that magic without props and without going off the stage but simply by transitioning around each other. singing in the town with his company Bright Starz.
The father-of-two said: “I like the Elgiva, it is intimate, everyone is so lovely and it is a home away from home. The first time I stepped off the underground in Chesham, I liked it.”
He said: “I enjoy the music from South Pacific but it is really nice music across the board.
“It is a show that is worth coming to see. It is a very high quality cast and it is very unusual for us to have all of the rights for so many songs in one performance.”
The Rogers and Hammerstein Songbook is on Friday, October 3 at The Elgiva, St Mary’s Way, Chesham, HP5 1HR.
To book tickets visit www.elgiva.com.