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Victoria’s Knickers 

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Victoria’s Knickers 
By Josh Azouz
Directed by Ned Bennett

A riotous royal love story 

"Brilliant" Broadway World UK ★★★★

"A raucous royal farce" Theatre Weekly ★★★★

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Soho Theatre Box office: 020 7478 0100
Contains Strong Language. 

27 Oct - 10 Nov

The extraordinary untold story of a young Queen Victoria and her forbidden love.
 
In the year that royal wedding fever gripped the globe and the people demanded to take back control, go behind the gates of Buckingham Palace to meet a young Victoria – a woman with the weight of the world on her shoulders and Edward Jones – a boy who is only going to make it much more complicated. Adored by the tabloids, hated by the establishment and loved by the people, what was he to her? Lover, stalker, terrorist – or all three?
 
Director Ned Bennett (POMONA and AN OCTOROON) reunites with writer and fellow NYT alumnus Josh Azouz (BUGGY BABY) for VICTORIA’S KNICKERS, which tells the funny and outrageous story of the boy who stole the Queen’s knickers while the streets were boiling with change.  A lot of this actually happened … 
 
Featuring original songs by Chris Cookson, hip hop, strong language, lots of attitude and Britain’s best young talent from the award-winning NYT REP Company.

“'It's about the monarch. Sort of a rom com. There might be some torture.”

"Hilarious, dark and cheeky" Love London Love Culture ★★★★★


Cast - The NYT REP Company

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ED Jamie Ankrah 
LAURIE Laurie Ogden
ISABEL Isabel Adomakoh Young    
VICTORIA Alice Vilanculo
DUCHESS Simran Hunjun 
CONWAY Muhammad Abubakar Khan   
GARY Jeffrey Sangalang 
LEN Christopher Williams 
ALBERT Oseloka Obi
ERNST - Jay Mailer 
BRUNHILDA Olivia Dowd
LEAH Leah Mains
FRED Fred Hughes-Stanton
REFEREE Marilyn Nnadebe
SONIA Olivia Dowd
DR FEEL GOOD Jay Mailer 
FISHERMAN Jeffrey Sangalang 
SASHA Aidan Cheng
CECIL Olivia Dowd
OFFICER TROY Fred Hughes-Stanton
TONI Francesca Regis 


Creative Team

Writer Josh Azouz
Director Ned Bennett
Book by Josh Azouz
Music by Chris Cookson
Lyrics by Josh Azouz, Chris Cookson and members of the National Youth Theatre
Composer Chris Cookson
Designer Hannah Wolfe
Lighting Designer Jess Bernberg
Sound Designer Giles Thomas
Music Producer Jason Elliot
Musical Director Arlene McNaught
Bryan Forbes Assistant Director Meghan Doyle
Assistant Designer Sally Hardcastle 
Associate Sound Designer Esme Lewis-Gartside
Production Manager Ian Smith
Production Sound Hope Brennan
Company Stage Manager Dougie Wilson
Deputy Stage Manager Ruth Collett
Assistant Stage Managers Tom Beaumont, Phoebe Francis
Head of Costume Helena Bonner
Deputy Head of Costume Elia Baker
Deputy Head of Wardrobe Caitlin Shephard
Costume Members Bianca Wilson, Amy Yeates
Stage Management Members Rohan Carr, Sussan Sanii, Molly Taylor, Helena Fullman
Musicians Kazuma Costello, Natalie Smith, Isabelle Stone
 

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