VALENCIA, Calif., Sept. 29,
2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury cruise line Cunard
in conjunction with Simon Friend Entertainment announces the
performance of Deborah Moggach's
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel aboard flagship ocean
liner Queen Mary 2, December 15-22,
2022 (M240). Headlining the show are celebrated stars of
stage and screen, Hayley
Mills (Pollyanna, The Parent Trap,
Whistle Down the Wind) who stars as Evelyn, Paul Nicholas (Jesus Christ Superstar, BBC 1's
Just Good Friends,
Eastenders) who plays Douglas and Rula Lenska (ITV's
Rock Follies, Coronation Street, Channel 4's
Celebrity Big Brother) who performs as Madge in this
feel-good tale of love and adventure.
The show's producer Simon Friend
commented, "I am terrifically excited for our production of The
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to embark on this adventure. Cunard's
rich history is one of sophistication, catering for the most
intrepid of travellers, and it is enormously flattering to be
associated with this legacy. As a show about exploring the world
and finding yourself anew, I hope too that it will connect to
patrons watching while on the voyage!"
"I thought I'd done it all but performing on the Queen Mary 2 in
the North Atlantic will be an incredibly exciting new adventure to
me and for the whole company," said Hayley
The show, which is currently in production at London's Richmond Theatre, will conduct three
matinee and evening performances in the ship's Royal Court Theatre
during the seven-night Transatlantic Crossing. In addition, guests
will have the opportunity to enjoy a behind the scenes Q&A, as
well as workshops and other appearances with the star-studded
Based on the bestselling novel which inspired one of this
century's most treasured films, The Best Exotic Marigold
Hotel takes us on a journey to India with an eclectic group of British
retirees as they embark on a new life. The luxury residence is far
from the opulence they were promised, but as their lives begin to
intertwine and they embrace the vibrancy of modern-day India, they are charmed in unexpected and
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a joyous,
feel-good comedy about taking risks, finding love, and embracing
second chances, even in the most surprising of places.
"Cunard is thrilled to offer our guests this exclusive at sea
performance aboard our flagship Queen Mary 2 along with the
opportunity to meet the show's star-studded cast. This 'only on
Cunard' moment provides guests with carefully curated
experiences and memories that last a lifetime," said Matt Gleaves, VP, Commercial - North America and Australasia for Cunard.
For more information about Cunard, or to book a
voyage, contact your Travel Consultant, call Cunard Line at
1-800-728-6273 or visit www.cunard.com.
For Travel Advisors interested in further information, please
contact your Business Development Manager, visit
OneSourceCruises.com or call Cunard at 1-800-528-6273.
Cunard is a luxury British cruise line, renowned for creating
unforgettable experiences around the world. Cunard has been a
leading operator of passenger ships on the North Atlantic, since
1840, celebrating an incredible 182 years of operation. A pioneer
in transatlantic journeys for generations, Cunard is world class.
The Cunard experience is built on fine dining, hand-selected
entertainment, and outstanding service. From five-star restaurants
and in-suite dining to inspiring guest speakers, the library and
film screenings, every detail has been meticulously crafted to make
the experience unforgettable. Destinations include Europe, the Caribbean, the Far East and Australia.
There are currently three Cunard ships, Queen Mary 2,
Queen Elizabeth, and Queen Victoria and a fourth ship, Queen Anne, will be entering service in early
2024. This investment is part of the company's ambitious plans for
the future of Cunard globally and will be the first time since 1999
that Cunard will have four ships in simultaneous service.
Cunard is based at Carnival House in Southampton and has been owned since 1998 by
Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK).
For additional information about Cunard, contact:
Jackie Chase, Cunard, 310-926-7686,
Cindy Adams, MGA Media Group,
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