The cast for the third West End run of Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s new adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 has been confirmed today. 

Rehearsals have begun for the third West End run of the production, taking place at the Playhouse Theatre from the 14th June until the 3rd September 2016.

Those taking part in the rehearsals include: Rosie Ede, Andrew Gower, Joshua Higgott, Richard Katz, Anthony O’Donnell, Daniel Rabin, Catrin Stewart and Angus Wright alongside Eve Benioff Salama, Cleopatra Dickens, Amber Fernee and India Fowler who will alternate the role of Child.

Following a sold out international tour, the critically acclaimed production will once again return to London for a limited season.

April, 1984.13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

As well as being directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan with Daniel Raggett, the creative team also includes set and costume design by Chloe Lamford,  lighting design by Natasha Chivers, sound design by Tom Gibbons and video design by Tim Reid.

Since it was published in 1949, George Orwell’s story has gone on to become one of the most influential novels in recent history, with its depiction of war pervasive government surveillance and incessant public mind-control.

1984 will open for previews at the Playhouse Theatre from the 14th June and will run until the 3rd September 2016. To book tickets visit: ATG Tickets, Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk

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