Stage ver­sion of clas­sic cult movie

Yorkshire Post - Culture & The Guide - - STAGE -

A YORK­SHIRE ac­tor is leav­ing his role in BBC One’s Doc­tors to star in a ma­jor new pro­duc­tion.

Ian Kelsey, who plays prac­tice man­ager Howard Bel­lamy in the se­ries, is to play young con­vict Andy Dufresne in a new stage ver­sion of The Shaw­shank Re­demp­tion. And Pa­trick Robin­son, who ap­peared in the BBC se­ries Ca­su­alty will play the role of vet­eran prison fixer Red. The two strike up an un­likely friend­ship.

The play is at the Leeds Grand Theatre from Au­gust 31 to Septem­ber 5. For tick­ets call the box of­fice on 0844 848 2700.

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