The livestream reading of William Shakespeare’s Henry VI Part II is set to take place on the 8th April at 7pm.

Casting has been announced for The Show Must Go Online’s upcoming latest livestream reading, set to take place tomorrow evening.

Rob Myles is set to direct Jack Baldwin (Duke of Suffolk), Lynsey Beauchamp (Duke of Gloucester), Will Block (King Henry VI), Alix Dunmore (Earl of Warwick), David Ellis (Cardinal Beauford), Lynn Favin (Queen Margaret), Seeta Indrani (Duchess Eleanor of Gloucester), Christopher Marino (Earl of Salisbury), Lachlan McCall (Duke of Buckingham), Wendy Morgan (Richard Plantagenet), Ahd Tamimi (Duke of Somerset), and Doireann May White (Jack Cade). Meanwhile, the ensemble is formed of Candice Handy, Sulin Hasso, Robert Lightfoot, Benjamin McFadden, Patrick McHugh, Ally Poole, and Lesley Wilcox, with Louise Amos and John Defilippo as Swings. 

The Show Must Go Online’s previous readings include The Two Gentleman of VeronaThe Taming of the Shrew, and Henry VI Part I and are available to watch here. These livestreamed readings aims to bring actors and audiences together to collectively enjoy and experience Shakespeare at a time when connecting in a traditional theatre space isn’t possible.

For updates on the shows, to take part, or to donate to an opt-in hardship fund for the actors who take part, visit:

Henry VI part II will be livestreamed on the 8th April at 7pm here.


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