Southend's Cliffs Pavilion has announced a star-studded cast for a new production of The Full Monty.

Southend Theatres has announced the cast for the "fast and funny" Simon Beaufoy play coming to Cliffs Pavilion next year.

EastEnders star Danny Hatchard is set to play Gaz, Essex reality star Jake Quickenden will be Guy and soap star Bill Ward will play Gerald.

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The play will also feature Neil Hurst as Dave, Ben Onwukwe as Horse and Nicholas Prasad as Lomper.

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A Southend Theatre spokesman said: "Book now to relive the music of the 90’s and have a great night out in the company of our group of lads as they work to put on the show of their lives."

The new production is set to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1997 smash hit film on a major national tour, coming to the Cliffs from February 6 to 10 in 2024.

For more information and to book your tickets, visit the Southend Theatres website here