Friday, November 8

Ruthie Henshall to join Eric and Ern in the West End

West End Leading lady Ruthie Henshall (Cats, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, Chicago) will  join Eric and Ern in the West End. The Morecambe and Wise duo Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens will return to the West End as Eric & Ern with special guest Ruthie Henshall to  play two dates at the Duke of York's Theatre on 2nd and 9th  February

Ashpitel and Stephens will perform a collection of classic Morecambe and Wise sketches, as well as new material that has been created with the blessing of the Morecambe and Wise estates. The duo will perform  and will be joined on stage by Henshall as a special guest. The show was nominated for a Olivier Award in 2014 in the Best Entertainment and Family category.

Henshall said of the guest appearance: "I'm really looking forward to working with the boys again and their fantastic portrayal of Morecambe & Wise and what a thrill to be on stage with them at the Duke of York's Theatre in the West End!"

Ashpitel and Stephens added: "We've worked with the amazing West End star Ruthie Henshall a couple of times now and we are both really looking forward to performing with her on the London stage – and getting back the fiver she owes us!"

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