The Royal Court have confirmed casting for Katie Mitchell’s production of Alice Birch’s new play, arriving at the theatre from the 3rd June. 

anatomy of a suicide

“My mother always said to Live Big.
Live as much as I could.”

Three generations of women.

For each, the chaos of what has come before brings with it a painful legacy.

“I have Stayed. I have Stayed – I have Stayed for as long as I possibly can.”

Today it was announced that Gershwyn Eustache Jnr., Paul Hilton, Peter Hobday, Adelle Leonce, Sarah Malin, Jodie McNee, Hattie Morahan, Kate O’Flynn and Dickon Tyrrell will be starring in the production directed by Katie Mitchell.

Running from the 3rd June, Anatomy of a Suicide will feature set design by Alex Eales, costume design by Sarah Blenkinsop, lighting by James Farncombe, music by Paul Clark and sound by Melanie Wilson.

The play is being performed as part of the Royal Court’s Jerwood New Playwrights programme.

Alice Birch’s previous work for the Royal Court includes  Ophelias Zimmer (& Schaubühne, Berlin) and Revolt. She said. Revolt again (& RSC/Soho Rep).

Meanwhile Katie Mitchell’s credits for the Royal Court Theatre includes: Ophelias Zimmer (& Schaubühne, Berlin), 2071, Ten Billion, The City, The Country, Forty Winks, Nightsongs and Mountain Language/Ashes To Ashes.

Anatomy of a Suicide will play at the Royal Court from the 3rd June until the 8th July. For more information and to book tickets visit:

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