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
Weald is a very satisfying play, a compelling examination of the impact that changing circumstances may have on our sense of self. This is achieved via the developing character arcs of two men at very different stages in their lives, yet both shaped by doubts about their future. The two excellent central performances, coupled with Daniel Foxsmith’s intelligent script, makes for an enriching theatrical experience.