Full casting has been announced for Red Velvet which transfers to the West End next year as part of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's Plays at the Garrick season.
The production opens at the Garrick Theatre on 1st February (previews from 23rd January) and runs until 27th February 2016.
Red Velvet is written by Lolita Chakrabarti with direction by Indhu Rubasingham. The show premiered at the Tricycle Theatre in 2012 before transferring to St Ann’s Warehouse in New York in 2014.
Joining the previously announced Adrian Lester as Ira Aldridge is: Ayesha Antoine (Connie), Simon Chandler (Bernard Warde/Terence), Alexander Cobb (Henry Forrester/Casimir), Mark Edel-Hunt (Charles Kean), Emun Elliott (Pierre Laporte), Charlotte Lucas (Ellen Tree), Caroline Martin (Halina Wozniak/Margaret Aldridge) and Amy Morgan (Betty Lovell).
Photo Credit: Hugo Glendinning