Casting Announced For The Seagull at Lyric Hammersmith

The Seagull at Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced casting for Simon Stephen’s new version of Anton Chekhov’s highly renowned play The Seagull which will be directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. The cast of The Seagull will include Adelayo Adedayo (Cuttin’ It, Dead Wait) plays Nina, Michele Austin (Medea, The Chain Play) plays Pauline, Paul Higgins (Luise Miller, Hope) plays Hugo Dorn, Cherrelle Skeete (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Three Days In The Country) plays Marcia, Nicolas Tennant (Three Kingdoms, Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time) plays Peter Sorin and Brian Vernel (Barbarians, Future Conditional) plays Konstantin, join the previously announced Lesley Sharp (Mother Courage and her Children, Uncle Vanya) who plays Irina Arkadina. Unrequited love. Creative jealousy. Guns. Vodka. And Art. Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece is given vibrant new life in this dynamic new version by Olivier- award winning playwright Simon Stephens directed by Sean Holmes. Switching effortlessly between … Read more

Curious Incident – New Cast Announced

Curious Incident

A new cast has been announced for the award-winning play The Curious Incident Of the Dog In the Night Time which is being produced by the National Theatre at the Gielgud Theatre. The new cast will begin performances on 22nd June 2015 and comprises Sion Daniel Young as Christopher, Rebecca Lacey as Siobhan with Nicholas Tennant continuing as Ed, Mary Stockley as Judy, Jacqueline Clarke as Mrs Alexander, Indra Ove as Mrs Shears, Stephen Beckett as Roger Shears, Matthew Trevannion as Mr Thompson, Pearl Mackie as No. 40/Punk Girl, Sean Mckenzie as Reverend Peters and Kaffe Keating will play alternate Christopher. They are joined by Mark Rawlings and Penelope McGhie who continue with the company and Naomi Said and Simon Victor. The production has now been seen by over one million people in the UK and in New York and is the recipient of seven Olivier Awards including best New … Read more

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