In theatre information that appears to have been created for Twitter fan-fiction, Jonathan Bailey and Taron Egerton will play a homosexual couple within the upcoming play Cock.
Yep, it’s actually referred to as that.
Rocketman star Taron will make his West End debut within the revival of Mike Bartlett’s play, reverse Bridgerton star Jonathan, His Dark Materials star Jade Anouka and former EastEnders actor Phil Daniels.
In Cock, Bailey performs John, a person who’s completely satisfied in himself and in his relationship with boyfriend M (Egerton), however his world is turned the wrong way up when he meets the lady of his goals (Anouka).
John and M’s relationship is known as into query as John questions his sexuality, and whether or not we must always restrict ourselves with labels.
Needless to say, the information that the raunchily-titled four-hander would star the heartthrobs had tickets being snapped up like hotcakes after they went on sale this morning.
One tweet learn: ‘Taron Egerton is going to be in a play called Cock and i would like to google for tickets but that’s a minefield isn’t it’, whereas one other individual mentioned: ‘Who reached into my subconscious and made my dream a reality <3.’
GB News producer Daniel Sperling added: ‘The aisles are going to be like a slip and slide.’
Cock will likely be staged on the Ambassadors Theatre from March 5 to June 4 subsequent 12 months, directed by Marianne Elliot.
Elliot mentioned: ‘I feel so excited to be working on this beautifully crafted and hilarious play by Mike Bartlett. It keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout. A truly theatrical piece in that it asks the audience to enter the imagination of the storytelling – as only live theatre can do. It’s additionally all concerning the appearing so to have such a gifted, extremely skilled, stellar solid is an absolute dream!’
Playwright Bartlett – additionally behind the BBC hit Doctor Foster added: ‘I love Marianne Elliott’s work and have accomplished for a very long time, so I’m thrilled to have the ability to collaborate along with her on this revival. Especially with this unbelievable solid, which I do know will convey each a contemporary take and huge expertise to a play about love, identification and the passionate human being.’
Cock debuted on the Royal Court again in 2009.
2022 appears to be an enormous 12 months for Bailey, 33, as not solely will he star in Cock, he would be the main man in season two of Bridgerton.
The second season of the Netflix hit will give attention to the love lifetime of Viscount Anthony Bridgerton, as he makes an attempt to discover a spouse after having his coronary heart damaged.
Meanwhile, Egerton, 31, is ready to star in Apple TV+’s drama concerning the improvement of Tetris because the online game designer Henk Rogers, and the upcoming collection In With The Devil alongside Ray Liotta and Greg Kinnear.
Original article published here.