The full cast for the upcoming production of Killer Joe has been confirmed.
Joining the previously announced Hollywood star Orlando Bloom in Simon Evans’s production will be Sophie Cookson, Adam Gillen, Neve McIntosh and Steffan Rhodri.
The Smith family hatch a plan to murder their estranged matriarch for her insurance money. They hire Joe Cooper, a police detective and part-time contract killer, to do the job. But once he enters their trailer home and comes face to face with their innocent daughter, the plan spirals out of control…
Written by Tracy Letts, Killer Joe will play at the Trafalgar Studios for a strictly limited run from the 18th May until the 18th August and is produced by Emily Dobbs Productions and Empire Street Productions.
Sophie Cookson’s credits include playing Sidney in the Netflix series Gypsy, secret agent Roxanne “Roxy” Morton in the films Kingsman: The Secret Service and its sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
Neve McIntosh is best known for her roles as Dr Who Lizard Queen Madam Vastra, a sword-wielding, human-eating late Victorian crime fighter and Kay Gillies, an award-winning career-minded architect in BBC1’s thriller The Replacement.
Steffan Rhodri is best known to television audiences for his role as Dave Coaches in Gavin & Stacey. His stage credits include playing Labour Whip Walter Harrison in James Graham’s This House at the Garrick Theatre.
Adam Gillen can currently be seen on stage at the National Theatre as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the acclaimed production of Amadeus, and is best known as Liam in five series of ITV’s Benidorm.
Director Simon Evans’s most recent credits include The Best Man at the Playhouse Theatre, West End, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at the Donmar Warehouse, The Dazzle, Bug and Fool For Love at Found111, Alligators at Hampstead Theatre and The Silence of the Sea at the Donmar Warehouse.
Killer Joe will play at the Trafalgar Studios from the 18th May until the 18th August. To book tickets click here or visit: ATG Tickets , Encore Tickets, See Tickets, Love Theatre.com, From the Box Office.