The delayed UK premiere of Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation will begin performances at the Gielgud Theatre on the 10th March.
Full casting has now been confirmed for the UK run of Bartlett Sher’s production based on Harper Lee’s classic novel.
Joining the previously announced Rafe Spall will be: Harry Attwell (Mr Cunningham/Boo Radley), Amanda Boxer (Mrs Henry Dubose), Poppy Lee Friar (Mayella Ewell), John Hastings (Bailiff), Simon Hepworth (Mr Roscoe/Dr Reynolds), Laura Howard (Miss Stephanie/Dill’s Mother), Lloyd Hutchinson (Link Deas), Gwyneth Keyworth (Scout Finch), Tom Mannion (Sheriff Heck Tate), David Moorst (Dill Harris), Pamela Nomvete (Calpurnia), Jim Norton (Judge Taylor), Patrick O’Kane (Bob Ewell), Jude Owusu (Tom Robinson), Harry Redding (Jem Finch), David Sturzaker (Horace Gilmer) and Natasha Williams (Mrs Dubose’s Maid). Helen Belbin, Laurence Belcher, Paul Birchard, Ryan Ellsworth, Rebecca Hayes, Danny Hetherington, Matthew Jure, Anna Munden and Itoya Osagiede will be making up the ensemble.
Harper Lee’s masterpiece explores racial injustice in America and childhood innocence and was first published in 1960. It was transformed into a film starring Gregory Peck in 1962 which went onto win three Oscars including Best Actor for Gregory Peck.
Bartlett Sher’s production the production opened on Broadway in 2018 where it opened with Jeff Daniels initially in the cast and went on to be nominated for nine Tony Awards, winning one.
The creative team behind the production also includes: Miriam Buether (set), Ann Roth (costume), Jennifer Tipton (lighting), Scott Lehrer (sound), Adam Guettel (original score), Kimberly Grigsby (music supervision) and Campbell Young Associates (hair and wigs). Also on the team are Serena Hill as casting director, Hazel Holder as voice and dialect coach, Titas Halder as associate director, Rasheka Christie-Carter as assistant director, Tavia Rivée Jefferson as cultural coordinator, and Candida Caldicot as musical director.