Emma Rice’s production is set to open at the Bristol Old Vic from the 11th October, before travelling across the UK.
Full casting and further dates have been announced for the upcoming UK tour of Emma Rice’s production of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, which is a co-production between with the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal.
Joining the previously announced Lucy McCormick (Cathy) are Sam Archer (Lockwood/Edgar Linton), Nandi Bhebhe (The Moor), Mirabelle Gremaud (swing), TJ Holmes (Robert), Ash Hunter (Heathcliff), Craig Johnson (Mr Earnshaw/Dr Kenneth), Jordan Laviniere (John), Kandaka Moore (Zillah), Katy Owen (Isabella Linton/Linton Heathcliff), Tama Phethean (Hindley Earnshaw/Hareton Earnshaw) and Witney White (Frances Earnshaw/Young Cathy), with music performed by Sid Goldsmith, Nadine Lee and Renell Shaw.
The production is set to open at Bristol Old Vic on 20th October, with previews from 11th October, and runs until 6th November, with live streamed performances 3rd – 6th November. It then transfers to York Theatre Royal, 9th – 20th November, and runs at the National Theatre in February and March 2022 (exact dates to be confirmed) before touring to Cornwall and Norwich, in addition to the previously announced dates in Salford, Nottingham, Sunderland and Edinburgh.
Rescued from the Liverpool docks as a child, Heathcliff is adopted by the Earnshaws and taken to live at Wuthering Heights. He finds a kindred spirit in Catherine Earnshaw and a fierce love ignites. When forced apart, a brutal chain of events is unleashed. Shot through with music, dance, passion and hope, Emma Rice transforms Emily Brontë’s masterpiece into a powerful and uniquely theatrical experience.
The creative team behind the production includes: set and costume design by Vicki Mortimer; sound and video by Simon Baker; composition by Ian Ross; movement and choreography by Etta Murfitt;lighting design by Jai Morjaria.
For more information about the show visit: https://www.wisechildrendigital.com/wutheringheights