Last Updated on 19th January 2016
Maureen Beattie, Sean Biggerstaff, Lindsey Campbell, Dyfan Dwyfor and Guy Williams, make up the cast of Right Now, a co-production between the Bush Theatre, Traverse theatre Company and Theatre Royal Bath Ustinov Studio, directed by former RSC Artistic Director Michael Boyd.
Boyd said: “Our challenge to do justice to this heart-breaking, hilarious and disturbing play begins today, and I couldn’t feel better equipped than with this brilliant dare-devil cast.”
Maureen Beattie has worked with the National Theatre of Scotland, National Theatre of Great Britain, the Globe, and the RSC, as well as touring internationally. Previous theatre credits include: The List, The Carousel, The Deliverance (Stellar Quines); John Gabriel Barclay (Óran Mór); Romeo & Juliet (Rose Theatre Kingston); Dark Road, The Cherry Orchard (Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh); Noises Off (The Old Vic).
Sean Biggerstaff obtained his first professional acting role at ten, playing the son of MacDuff in a Michael Boyd production of Macbeth at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow. Other theatre work includes: Solid Air (Theatre Royal Plymouth); The Girl with the Red Hair (Lyceum/Bush/Hampstead Theatre). Sean’s film work includes: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 2) playing the part of Oliver Wood.
Lindsey Campbell trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating in 2013. Previous stage credits include: Nights (White Bear Theatre); The Harvest (Theatre Royal Bath/Soho); The Big Meal (Theatre Royal Bath/Hightide).
Dyfan Dwyfor most recently appeared in Candylion (National Theatre Wales). Other theatre credits include: The Harvest (Soho Theatre/Ustinov Studio Bath); Titus Andronicus (The Globe); Praxis Makes Perfect (National Theatre Wales);Too Clever by Half (Royal Exchange); Fortunes Fool (The Old Vic); Ahasverus, Hamlet, Little Eagles, Romeo & Juliet, The Drunks, As You Like It, Comedy of Errors (RSC).
Guy Williams trained at LAMDA. Previous theatre credits include: Spanish Tragedy (Arcola); King Lear, The Seagull, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Winters Tale (RSC); The Duchess of Malfi (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Present Laughter (Theatre Clwyd); Rebecca (National Tour); Journey’s End (Comedy); The Romans in Britain (Crucible Theatre); Pravda, The Government Inspector, Venice Preserved, Antigone, Coriolanus, (National Theatre), Timon of Athens (Leicester); Rose Rage (Propeller, Watermill, Theatre Royal); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Propeller, Watermill, Comedy).
Written by Catherine-Anne Toupin and translated by Chris Campbell, Right Now – a disquieting exploration of one woman’s crisis and darkest desires – runs at the Bush Theatre from 23 March –16 April 2016.