Monday, 18 August 2014

Full casting confirmed for West End transfer of King Charles III

Full casting has been confirmed for King Charles III which transfers to the West End following a run at the Almeida Theatre.

Directed by the Almeida's Artistic Director Rupert GooldKing Charles III opens at the Wyndham's Theatre on Thursday 11th September (previews from 2nd September).

Tim Pigott-Smith will once again play Charles and Oliver Chris will reprise his role as William. They will be joined by Katie Brayben, Richard Goulding, Nyasha Hatendi, Adam James, Margot Leicester, Miles Richardson, Tom Robertson, Nicholas Rowe, Tafline Steen and Lydia Wilson. Rehearsals began today (Monday 18th August).

King Charles III is designed by Tom Scutt, music is composed by Jocelyn Pook, lighting by Jon Clark and sound by Paul Arditti.

The Queen is dead: after a lifetime of waiting, the Prince ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to rule? Mike Bartlett's play explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain's most famous family.

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