Following graduation from drama school in 2005 with fellow student and friend Beverly Parry Thin-King Productions was formed in Brighton.
An idea had been forming for a number of years and seemed derivative following the release of Bubba-Ho-Tep in 2002. The film features the story of Elvis in an old peoples home.
However, when it became apparent that whilst we shared a common premise our stories were uniquely different and ROCK-A-HULA REST HOME was resurrected.
The part of DORA was specifically written for the late BAFTA AWARD WINNING Dora Bryan. In a major coup for us at the time, she agreed to be part of the play having fallen in love with the script. In addition, the part of ELVIS would be played by acclaimed actor Keith Drinkel.
Elvis was found lying unconcious on his bathroom floor in 1977. The king is DEAD! Or was he? In 2005 Elvis would have been in his 70's. At Grace Land retirement home in Sussex a great secret is about to be revealed. Who is the American Jesse Garon and what is his secret.