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Hancock takes role in new comedy at Coventry's Belgrade

Published: 15 December 2018

Nick Hancock will play insurance consultant Seymour, the safest man in Britain, in the première of Jack Milner and Mark Stevenson’s comedy Octopus Soup! at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry.

Directed by Joe Harmston, Octopus Soup! is the second play by Milner and his first collaboration with Mark Stevenson.

The cast also features Paul Bradley, Gillian Bevan, Carolyn Backhouse and Eric Richard. Produced by the Belgrade Theatre and Simon Fielder, Octopus Soup! is designed by Anthony Lamble with lighting by Rob Casey.

It runs at the Belgrade Theatre from Saturday 2 until Saturday 16 February ahead of a nine-week national tour.

Steve Orme