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Friday, November 8

Frances Ruffelle, Isy Suttie and Michael Matus in A-Z of Mrs P at Southwark

Updated 10th December: Isy Suttie (Shameless) is to play Phyllis Pearsall who is an eccentric Bohemian artist who left her husband in Venice in 1936 to find her way in London but got lost.  The A-Z Of Mrs P tells the story of how she put down her paints and picked up the drawing board to map an entire city and walked London’s 23,000 streets to create the A-Z map back in the Thirties.

The new musical The A-Z Of Mrs P which is being presented at Southwark Playhouse from 20th February -29th March 2014.

Award-winning Frances Ruffelle will play Pearsall’s emotionally fragile Irish-Italian mother, with Michael Matus  (Martin Guerre, The Baker's Wife, The Sound Of Music) as Phyllis’s beloved and impossible father the map publisher Alexander (Sandor) Gross.  They will be joined by  Sarah Earnshaw (Wicked), Turlough Convery (Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year 2013), Stewart Matthew Price (Parade, Shrek) as Phyllis' brother Tony Goss,Dawn Sievewright (Glasgow Girls) and Sidney Livingstone (Acorn Antiques The Musical, Oklahoma!). 

The show was conceived by Neil Marcus,  the book is by Diane Samuels with music and lyrics by Gwyneth Herbert. The production will be directed by Sam Buntrock.

Book tickets for The A-Z of Mrs P

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