The National Theatre have confirmed updates for its September to February 2017 season – including casting for many of their productions.
Hedda Gabler: running from the 5th December, it has been announced that Ruth Wilson will play the title role in Ivo van Hove’s debut production for the National Theatre. Patrick Marber’s new adaptation will also star Chukwudi Iwuji, Kate Duchêne, Éva Magyar, Sinead Matthews and Kyle Soller.
Love: previewing from the 6th December, Alexander Zeldin will direct this production about an intimate story of family love. It will be designed by Natasha Jenkins with lighting design by Marc Williams and sound design is by Josh Anio Grigg. The cast will include: Emily Beacock, Darcey Brown, Anna Calder-Marshall, Luke Clarke, Grace Doherty, Janet Etuk, Nick Holder, Vitaly Outkine, Yonatan Pele’Roodner and Bobby Stallwood.
The Red Barn: David Hare’s new play will now be running until the 17th January. Elizabeth Debickihas now also joined the cast which also includes Hope Davis, Michael Elwyn, Stuart Milligan, Anna Skellern, Mark Strong, Nigel Whitmey, Oliver Alvin-Wilson and Jade Yourell.
Amadeus: now booking until the 26th January, with further dates to be announced, Michael Longhurst’s production includes in its cast Sarah Amankwah, Hammed Animashaun, Geoffrey Beevers, Fleur de Bray, Karla Crome, Tom Edden, Adam Gillen, Matthew Hargreaves, Andrew Macbean, Alexandra Mathie, Lucian Msamati, Eamonn Mulhall, Robyn Allegra Parton, Hugh Sachs, Eleanor Sutton, Wendy Dawn Thompson, Peter Willcock.
A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer: the full cast for Bryony Kimming’s new musical has been confirmed. Running until the 29th November, the cast includes Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Amy Booth-Steel, Jenny Fitzpatrick, Hal Fowler, Amanda Hadingue, Francesca Mills, Golda Rosheuvel, Max Runham, Rose Shalloo, Gareth Snook, Lottie Vallis and Gary Wood.
Peter Pan: now running until the 28th January, this co-production with Bristol Old Vic is directed by Sally Cookson. The production includes in its cast: Saikat Ahamed, Suzanne Ahmet, Marc Antolin, Benji Bower, Will Bower, Lois Chimimba, Richie Crago, Laura Cubitt, Phoebe Fildes, Ruth Hammond, Felix Hayes, Paul Hilton, John Leader, Amaka Okafor, John Pfumojena, Ekow Quartey, Jessica Temple, Sophie Thompson (Captain Hook/Mrs Darling), Dan Wheeler, Madeleine Worrall (Wendy).