BIG BOYS PRESS PACKCategory: Press Pack
Big Boys is a silly, sweet comedy about two boys from very different ends of the “spectrum of masculinity” who become best mates at Brent Uni Freshers Week 2013.
Where did the idea for Big Boys originate? I took two shows up to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015 and 2017 that were called Good Grief and Happy Hour. For my first hour I kind of blagged my way into a venue by turning up at their London offices and begging them to give me a slot with the tiny little
How did you come to be cast in Big Boys? I sort of knew Jack [Rooke] before the audition but we’d only met briefly. My friend Nicola, Nicola Coughlan from Derry Girls, had met Jack [Rooke, creator] at the Edinburgh Fringe and I met him about a month later. Nicola was saying, ‘He’s auditioning for a
Big Boys in a nutshell… It’s a comedy about two guys who meet at uni, mainly Jack who is struggling with his sexuality and coming out and the fact that he's just lost his dad; the other, Danny is struggling with depression. Meanwhile, they're trying to have all the experiences that you're supposed
How did you become involved in Big Boys? It was a few years ago. Jack Rooke asked to meet me and have a chat about playing his mother in a pilot. So we had a chat about what he thought his mother was like. And I must have passed the test because the next thing you know, we shot the pilot. How did he