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X Factor's LLOYD DANIELS to star in UK tour of hit naked comedy UP4AMEET?


He was the boy next door who caused a sensation on The X Factor, but now, heart-throb Lloyd Daniels is all grown up. Lloyd has a massive gay following that can't wait to see him star in the hit naked gay comedy Up4aMeet, where he makes his acting debut.

Touring throughout July and August the play will visit London, Brighton, Birmingham, Swansea, Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Last year the production, which centres around three gay men and their search for love through social media, received overwhelming success and played to sell-out audiences at Waterloo East Theatre. “The play really struck a chord with a gay audience," said producer David Adkin. "We just couldn't sell tickets fast enough. So we decided to stage the show again. We’ve put a lot of work in since the London run and have an even funnier script, a new wonderful design and a few surprises! We’re very pleased to have Lloyd play Scott. He really is perfect for the part - and I think audiences will see a lot more of him than they have before!"

As soon as Lloyd read the script, he knew the part of Scott was perfect for him. "I couldn’t stop laughing. Scott is a bit of a dream-boat who takes his clothes off whenever he gets the chance! What would Louis Walsh think?’’

Up4aMeet is a hilarious and poignant comedy about social media. It's packed with witty observations, killer one-liners, and more gratuitous nudity than is decent. "Social media has changed so much of our lives," says writer/director Jeff Moody, "particularly the way we look for a partner. Up4aMeet has a tale to tell about the way we use smartphones and apps to find love - and the effect this has on our everyday life. There's a definite message in the play - but above all, we aim to provide a fantastic night out for gay men and their friends - a bit of music, some great gags, some loveable characters - and naked men! What more could you want!"

Love in the 21st century is a complicated affair, particularly if you're gay and you're searching for love via an app on your phone. Unlucky-in-love Grant and his Spanish naturist flatmate Carlos are obsessed with The Cock Shop, an app that lets them chat to the nearest available gay man. For Carlos, it's all about the sex. Men on demand, sex on tap. For Grant, the search for love leads him up endless garden paths. And it's all about to get a lot worse. When Grant and Carlos accidentally swap phones, they're plunged into a world of secrets and lies. False profiles abound, and questions are asked: why is the camp gay man upstairs wrapped from head to toe in cling- film? Who is the skinhead and what has he done with Carlos? And who is the mysterious Cheeky Lad?

Listings Info
JULY
10th – 13th – The Courtyard Theatre, London www.thecourtyard.org.uk
16th – 20th – The Marlborough Theatre, Brighton www.marlboroughtheatre.org.uk
22nd – 24th – The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham www.crescent-theatre.co.uk
26th – 27th – Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea www.taliesinartscentre.co.uk
29th- 1st Aug – The Lantern Theatre, Liverpool www.thelanterntheatre.co.uk

AUGUST
2nd – 3rd – AXM Club, Manchester www.up4ameet.ticketsource.co.uk
6th – 8th – Electric Circus, Edinburgh www.theelectriccircus.biz/up4ameet
9th – 10th – Oran Mor Theatre, Glasgow http://www.ticketweb.co.uk

Tickets: from £16.
Twitter - @Up4aMeetOnTour

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