Casting announced for Joe Orton’s Loot at Park Theatre

Casting announced for Joe Orton's Loot at Park Theatre and Watermill theatre Newbury

Casting has been announced for Michael Fentiman’s 50th Anniversary production of  Joe Orton’s classic dark comedy Loot playing at the Park Theatre from 17 August – 24 September 2017. Joining the previously announced rising British stars Calvin Demba (Evening Standard Emerging Talent Award nominee, The Red Lion, National Theatre) and Sam Frenchum (Private Peaceful, Grantchester) and the award-winning Sinéad Matthews (Mrs Elvsted in Ivo van Hove’s Hedda Gabler, National Theatre), are Christopher Fulford (Winston Churchill in Werner Herzog’s Queen of the Desert, The Crucible, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Ian Redford (The Alchemist, Mad World My Master, Candide, all for the RSC) and Raphael Bar (national tour of Out of Order) with Anah Ruddin. When it premiered five decades ago, Loot shocked and delighted audiences in equal measure and it scooped the Best Play of the Year  Award in the 1967 Evening Standard Awards. This production commemorates three 50-year anniversaries: … Read more

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