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Production images showcase Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ The Unfriend

Sarah Alexander, Muzz Khan and Lee Mack - Image by: Manuel Harlan

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Production images showcase Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ The Unfriend

Producers Playful Productions have this week released production images for the West End return of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ collaboration The Unfriend.

The production is now playing at the Wyndhams’ Theatre and continues into early next year.

The cast is led by comedian and actor Lee Mack as Peter, Sarah Alexander as Peter’s wife, Debbie, Frances Barber as Elsa Jean Krakowski and Nick Sampson as The Neighbour. They are joined by Muzz Khan as PC Junkin, Maddie Holliday as Rosie and Jem Matthews as Alex in his West End debut. 

Images of The Unfriend. Photos by Manuel Harlan

While on holiday Peter and Debbie befriend Elsa: a lusty, Trump-loving widow from Denver, USA. She’s less than woke but kind of wonderful, so they agree to stay in touch – because no one ever really does, do they? When Elsa invites herself to stay with the family a few months later, they decide to look her up online. But it’s too late: on learning the truth about Elsa Jean Krakowski, the deadly danger is already on a flight to London! What began as a casual holiday friendship is suddenly a threat to all their lives. 

Peter and Debbie now face the ultimate challenge of the modern world – how do you protect all that you love from mortal peril without seeming a bit impolite? Because guess who’s coming… to MURDER.

Performances continue until 9 March 2024. Tickets are on sale now.

The Unfriend
Wyndham’s Theatre
Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0DA
www.theunfriend.com

Lee Mack, Frances Barber and Sarah Alexander – picture by: Manuel Harlan

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