Cast Announced for the West End Run of 1984

The full cast for the highly anticipated return of 1984 to the West End has been announced today.

Matthew Spencer will be playing the role of George Orwell’s Winston Smith in the adaptation created by Robert Icke and Duncan MacMillan.

Meanwhile, Julia will be played by Janine Harouni until the 25th July, with Hara Yannas taking ofver the role from the 27th July until the end of the run. Simon Coates, Tim Dutton, Stephen Fewell, Christopher Patrick Nolan, Ben Porter, Gavin Spokes and Mandi Symonds complete the cast.

All of the cast members are returning to the play, having either previously appeared in the touring, Almeida theatre or West End productions.

This Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida theatre production of George Orwell’s classic novel returns to the Playhouse Theatre, having enjoyed a successful run at the theatre in 2014.

Considered to be one of the most influential novels of the 20th century, George Orwell’s 1984 comes to life in this radical production.

The production features set and costume designs by Chloe Lamford, lighting designed by Natasha Chivers, sound designed by Tom Gibbons and video designed by Tim Reid.

Following the West End run, the production will be travelling to Nottingham,Bath and the USA.

1984 opens at the Playhouse Theatre in London on the 12th June and will run until the 5th September. 

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