Full casting has been announced for Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian.
The show returns to the West End for a limited season this Christmas. It has also been announced that the play will embark on a UK tour next year.
The show will open at the Duke of York’s Theatre on 17th December (previews from 11th December). Directed by Angus Jackson, Goodnight Mr Tom runs until 20th February 2016.
After opening at the Manchester Opera House on 23rd February 2016, the play will visit: Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Birmingham, Oxford, York, Richmond, Aylesbury, Woking, Bath, Cambridge, Cardiff and Newcastle.
Joining the previously announced David Troughton as Mister Oakley are: Clark Devlin, Elisa de Grey, Guy Lewis, Simon Markey, Abigail Matthews, Jane Milligan, Martha Seignior, James Staddon, Melle Stewart, Georgina Sutton and Hollie Taylor.
Six young performers have been cast in the roles of William and Zach. Joe Reynolds, Freddy Hawkins and Alex Taylor-McDowall will alternate the role of William and Sonny Kirby, Harrison Noble and Oliver Loades will alternate as Zach.
Design is by Robert Innes Hopkins with lighting by Tim Mitchell, sound by Gregory Clarke, compositions by Matthew Scott and choreography by Lizzi Gee. Puppets are made and directed by Toby Olié.