Douglas Hodge to star in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Actor Douglas Hodge – who played adult Damian Trotter in the brilliant flash-forward scene in the classic Only Fools and Horses episode Heroes and Villains – is to play Willy Wonka in a new stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The show will open in London’s West End next May. For more details click here.
Playing Damian isn’t Douglas’ only connection to Only Fools – he’s also the partner of Tessa Peake-Jones, who played Raquel. They are pictured (left).
Here’s a longer article from the Daily Mail about the show, which will director by Sam Mendes, who directed the new Bond film Skyfall.