03rd May2023

‘The Full Monty’ & ‘Legend’ stars join the cast of British horror ‘The Baby in the Basket’

by Phil Wheat

Shepka Productions and Flickering Myth have announced that veteran British actors Paul Barber (Only Fools and Horses, The Full Monty) and Annabelle Lanyon (Legend, Dream Demon) have joined the cast of the upcoming gothic horror feature The Baby in the Basket.

Paul Barber is best known for portraying Denzil in the iconic sitcom Only Fools and Horses and Horse in the classic British film The Full Monty – a role he reprises this June for Disney+’s The Full Monty sequel series. Among his other extensive film and TV credits are The Long Good Friday, The Brothers McGregor, Chancer, The 51st State, One Night in Istanbul and Renegades.

Annabelle Lanyon starred alongside Tom Cruise in the role of Oona in Ridley Scott’s 1985 cult classic fantasy Legend and also featured in the British horror Dream Demon and ITV series Quatermass. Recent credits include the horror films Werewolves of the Third Reich and Bite.
The Baby in the Basket also stars Amber Doig-Thorne (Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey, Return of Krampus), Michaela Longden (Jack in the Box: Awakening, The Ghost Within), Elle O’Hara (When Darkness Falls, Memories of Another), Alexandra Fay Sadeghian (Guns of Eden, Notice Me).

Filming on The Baby in the Basket is slated to take place in Scotland in September. Nathan Shepka (When Darkness Falls) directs from a script by Tom Jolliffe (Renegades), while the pair also executive produce alongside Gary Collinson of Flickering Myth, as well as Joseph Redensek and Andrew Hawkes MVO.


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