EastEnders actress Charlie Brooks heads cast of stage version of Beautiful Thing

Familiar faces from TV soap operas are treading the boards in an award-winning stage play of modern classic Beautiful Thing.

Familiar faces from TV soap operas are treading the boards in an award-winning stage play of modern classic Beautiful Thing.

Charlie Brooks, who is best known for playing Janine Butcher in EastEnders, heads a cast which includes Thomas Law (Peter Beale in EastEnders), Sam Jackson (Alex Genley in Skins) and Gerard McCarthy (The Fall and Hollyoaks).

Beautiful Thing is running at The Lowry, Salford until Saturday, April 18. Tickets from £18.