Actors  |  May 20, 2013

Steve Evets and Laura Power become Stage Door Johnnies

Steve Evets stars in new comedy Stage Door Johnnies as a part of Sky’s Playhouse presents seasons. Written and created by Laura Power, who also appears in the pilot episode, Stage Door Jonnies follow a group of local theatre enthusiasts in a mockumentary manner.

Steve, best known for his performance in Ken Loach’s Looking for Eric, has recently appeared in the hit sci-fi drama In the Flesh for BBC and is set to star in the new Clio Barnard project The Selfish Giant which has just premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film festival.

Laura, who recently appeared in the BBC’s Ladies Paradise, and her writing partner Catherine McCormack, who also directed the episode, initially created the idea for the pilot by producing a teaser trailer in 2011.

Stage Door Johnnies is on Sky Arts on Thursday 23 May at 9pm