Royal Court Theatre announces cast for Jim Cartwright’s play Road

  The Royal Court Theatre has announced casting for its forthcoming production of Jim Cartwright’s award-winning play Road which is to be presented from 21 July to  9 September 2017. The cast includes Michelle Fairley (The Weir – West End and Broadway, Dancing at Lughnasa – Old Vic), Mark Hadfield ( The Libertine – West End and Bath, The Painkiller– West End), Faye Marsay (TV- Bancroft, Game Of Thrones), Mike Noble (The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time – National, Game – Almeida), Dan Parr (Romeo and Juliet, Kes – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Hamlet – Barbican) Lemn Sissay (The Report – Royal Court, Refugee Boy – West Yorkshire Playhouse), June Watson (Escaped Alone – Royal Court and New York, The Cripple of Inishman – West End and Broadway), Liz White (The One With The Oven – Royal Court, Electra – Old Vic) and Shane Zaza (Hang and Oxford … Read more

Royal Court reveals new theatre space

Royal Court New Theatre Space

The Royal Court Theatre has announced an exciting new temporary theatre space, The Site, which will specialise in presenting experimental new work. Curated by Royal Court associate designer Chloe Lamford (pictured), the programme includes work from writers EV Crowe, Stacey Gregg, Theresa Ikoko, Nathaniel Martello-White and Deborah Pearson. The Site is a workshop and rehearsal space next door to the London theatre in Sloane Square and rented from Transport for London. Its creative direction is led by both Chloe and Royal Court associate director Lucy Morrison. Chloe is transforming the space and is offering audiences an invitation: “an experiment in design, collaboration and process”. She has designed a space where language, form, the body and instructions are the materials and where both artists and audiences are invited to rethink how we create, present, and watch plays. The series of works, listed below, is an experiment, exploring performance through language, physicality … Read more

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