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James Nelson-Joyce to co-star with Julian Clary in Le Grand Mort at Trafalgar Studios

James Nelson-Joyce. Photo by Scott Rylander.

Casting news

JAMES Nelson-Joyce will co-star with the previously announced Julian Clary in the world première of the two-handed black comedy, Le Grand Mort. Directed by Christopher Renshaw, it runs at Trafalgar Studios from September 25 (previews from September 20) to October 28, 2017.

James Nelson-Joyce’s television credits include Ryan in The Virtues (directed by Shane Meadows), James Yates in Little Boy Blue, Degsy in Cilla, Liam in Mount Pleasant and Benny the Hat in Shameless.

Le Grand Mort was written specially for Julian Clary by four-time Olivier Award nominated writer Stephen Clark (Martin Guerre, Zorro, Love Story, and the play Stripped, which won him a Stephen Jefferson Award), who died at the age of 55 last October.

Read more about Julian Clary and Le Grand Mort.

Image: James Nelson-Joyce. Photo by Scott Rylander.