The production will be streamed live on Wednesday 20th May.

Casting has been today announced for The Show Must Go Online’s upcoming live stream reading of Richard II and special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher’s Much Ado About Mean Girls, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.

For the production of Richard II, Robert Myles is directing: Georgia Andrews (Ensemble 5), Lauren Ash-Morgan (Ensemble 2), Alec Bennie (Ensemble 1), Robert Cohen (Duke of York), Meredith DiPaolo Stephens (Duchess of Gloucester), Brandon Dodsworth (Harry Percy), Ezra Jackson-Smith (Ensemble 7), Emily Gilson (Northumberland), Lane Graciano (Queen to Richard), Liza Graham (Ensemble 3), Lisa Hill-Corley (Duchess of York), Miriam Kerzner (Bishop of Carlisle), Jack Lancaster (Ensemble 6), Louise Lee (King Richard II), Danann McAleer (Henry Bullingbrook), Jamie Richard-Stewart (Gardner/Bushy), Yvonne Riley (John of Gaunt), Neelaksh Sadhoo (Thomas Mowbray), Pedro Santos (Ensemble 4), Michael Skellern (Duke of Aumerle), with Luke Barton and Eleanor Neylon as Swings.

Meanwhile, for the special performance of Much Ado About Mean Girls,  Rob Myles directs Gina Atkinson (Gretchen), Harry Brierley (English), Maryanna Clarke (Janice), Sara Hymes (Regina), Nicole Miners (Karen), Eleanor Shannon (Cady), Ahd Tamimi (Damian), with Katie Forster as Swing. The livestreamed reading of Much Ado About Mean Girls can be watched live on Monday 18 May at 9pm BST by registering here.

Richard II will be livestreamed on Wednsday 20th May at 7pm  here. Previous readings from the series are also available here.