Sting’s epic new musical The Last Ship steams around the country from this month starring Joe McGann, former Corrie star Richard Fleeshman and Emmerdale’s Charlie Hardwick (above). With an original score from Sting himself, it tells the story of a sailor returning home from sea to discover the ship-building life he left behind in chaos, leaving him no choice but to fight to hold his community together.
n Playing at Northern Stage, Newcastle until April 7 before touring the country until July. Contact your local theatre or visit thelastshipmusical.co.uk
Charlie Hardwick and Joe McGann play Peggy and Jackie White in Sting’s new musical