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Photos and podcast: Sideways author Rex Pickett and the wine-mad cast

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American author Rex Pickett, who has also adapted his original novel for the stage and has been closely involved in this revised version for its European premiere, talked us through the long journey of his semi-autobiographical story’s from page to screen and stage and the trials and tribulations of being a writer in Los Angeles (which he’s long since left, though he still lives in California) at last night’s post-show Q&A, which was nearly as riotous as the no-holds-barred comedy performance that preceded it.

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NEWS: Cast announced for European premiere of Sideways onstage

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Daniel Weyman (Miles), Simon Harrison (Jack), Ellie Piercy (Maya), Beth Cordingly (Terra), Anne Kavanagh (Phyllis/Evelyn), Kirsten Hazel Smith (Rosie/Victoria) and Daniel Barry (Chris/Daryl) form the cast for the brand new production of Rex Pickett’s critically acclaimed and much loved novel and play Sideways. Also follow links for details on post-show Q&A hosted by My Theatre Mates’ co-founder Terri Paddock…

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NEWS: Wine lovers’ comedy Sideways gets UK premiere at St James, 31 May

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A brand new production of Rex Pickett’s critically acclaimed and much loved novel and play Sideways will open at the St James Theatre for its UK and European premiere, directed by David Grindley (Daytona, Journey’s End, The American Plan). Sideways has a limited run from 26 May until 9 July 2016, with press night on 31 May and the full cast and creative team will be announced in due course.