Chris Walley, famous person of the hit comedy The Young Offenders, has joined the West Finish manufacturing of Martin McDonagh’s play The Lieutenant of Inishmore.
The 22-year-old actor joins Poldark famous person Aidan Turner, former Love/Hate actress Charlie Murphy, Denis Conway, Will Irvine and Brian Martin within the manufacturing.
Walley mentioned it is “a dream come true” to enroll in the revival of the play which initially used to be produced via the Royal Shakespeare Corporate in 2001.
thrilled with the intention to announce I will be taking part in Davey in The Lieutenant of Inishmore at the West Finish this Summer season ☘️👊 https://t.co/iACAjwAnEJ
— Chris Walley (@ChrisWalley95) January 12, 2018
Walley will play the a part of Davey in McDonagh’s black-comedy which might be directed via Michael Grandage. The manufacturing commences on the Noel Coward Theatre in London on June 23 and can run till early September.
Commenting at the function, the younger Irish famous person mentioned: “I am completely thrilled to had been forged in such an improbable play via Martin McDonagh, reverse wonderful ability like Aidan Turner and Charlie Murphy, it is a actual dream come true.
“I have been residing in London for a couple of years now learning at RADA, so it is a bit mad to assume that my first skilled level function will in reality be within the West Finish, in a play directed via Michael Grandage. I have lengthy been an enormous fan of each Michael and Martin’s paintings, as a way to have the privilege to be directed via Michael in a Martin McDonagh play is fantastic.”
He added: “I am in reality taking a look ahead to beginning rehearsals and getting caught in. To have this occur in the similar yr because the The Younger Offenders TV display is broadcast is in reality one thing else. To mention I am thrilled is an irony – with the intention to play two such other characters within the house of 12 months could be very thrilling.”
Walley, who starred along Alex Murphy in Peter Foott’s 2016 box-office sensation The Younger Offenders, might be reprising his function as Jock within the TV series of the same name which used to be commissioned via BBC Comedy in affiliation with RTÉ.
The display will run for 6 30 minutes episodes on each RTÉ2 and on virtual channel BBC 3.