A stage adaptation of Kay Mellor’s crime drama series Band of Gold will tour the UK in 2020, it has been announced.
The production, based on Mellor’s 1995 ITV series, will premiere at Leeds Grand Theatre in November, however will begin touring from January 2020.
Its cast will include Gaynor Faye, Mellor’s daughter, who will appear alongside Laurie Brett, Kieron Richardson, Shayne Ward and Sacha Parkinson.
The show sees Mellor, who will direct, reunite with producer Josh Andrews, with whom she worked on Fat Friends the Musical.
Band of Gold runs at Nottingham Theatre Royal from January 14 to 18, before touring to Salford, Darlington, Southampton, Birmingham, Cambridge, Liverpool, Cheltenham and Milton Keynes.