From 7:30PM, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 to 7:30PM, Saturday, February 23, 2019
Venue: Darlington Hippodrome
Based on the Oscar-winning film which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman and won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor, Bill Kenwright presents the inaugural Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company production of RAIN MAN. When self-centred salesman Charlie Babbitt discovers that his long-lost brother Raymond, an autistic savant with a genius for numbers, has inherited the family fortune, he sets out to get 'his half'. Charlie 'borrows' Raymond from the institution where he has spent most of his life and the two brothers embark on a trip across America where Charlie soon discovers that Raymond is worth more than he could have ever imagined... CHRIS FOUNTAIN (Charlie Babbitt) won Best Actor in the 2008 British Soap Awards for his portrayal of Justin Burton in Hollyoaks. He played Tommy Duckworth for 2 years in Coronation Street and has also starred in Dancing On Ice and most recently the ITV drama, Girlfriends. In 2016 he made his stage debut as Guy in the award-winning production of The Full Monty UK Tour. Unfortunately due to illness Paul Nicholls is unable to perform in Rain Man at Darlington Hippodrome from 18-23 February. The role of Raymond Babbitt will be played by Adam Lilley. RAIN MAN follows previous acclaimed Bill Kenwright productions of films to the stage such as A Few Good Men, The Shawshank Redemption and Twelve Angry Men. BASED ON THE MGM MOTION PICTURE - STORY BY BARRY MORROW - SCREENPLAY BY RONALD BASS AND BARRY MORROW PRODUCED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH METR0-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC.
Running time: 120 minutes (approx.)
Audio Described,Touch tour