Set against the backdrop of the harsh economic times of 1979, The Knowledge is based on the iconic 1979 TV film comedy, written by Jack Rosenthal, and follows the hilarious struggles of four Londoners as they attempt to better themselves by attempting the fearsome “Knowledge” – the process of becoming a London black cab taxi driver. Standing between them and the coveted Green Badge is the eccentric Mr. Burgess, the examiner. Also known as “The Vampire”, he is on an obsessive mission to maintain standards.”
The Knowledge cast includes Celine Abrahams as Brenda, James Alexandrou Gordon, Jenna Augen as Val, Louise Callaghan as Miss Staveley, Ben Caplan as Ted, Michael Chance as Arab Tourist, Alice Felgate as Janet, Fabien Frankel as Chris & Steven Pacey as Mr Burgess.
Acclaimed actress and writer Maureen Lipman is to direct this world stage premiere at The Charing Cross Theatre.
Celine Abrahams is represented by Sam@simonhow.com
– Simon & How Talent Agency, London, UK..