Cast joining David Mitchell in Upstart Crow stage play announced
David Mitchell makes his West End debut as the Bard, William Shakespeare, reprising his starring role from the BBC comedy, alongside Gemma Whelan who plays Kate, an aspiring actor urging the playwright to cast her in one of his plays.
A number of actors from the sitcom will also be appearing in the stage production, including Helen Monks, who plays Shakespeare's daughter Susanna, Rob Rouse as household servant Bottom, Steve Spiers as actor Richard Burbage, and Mark Heap, who originally played Shakespeare's nemesis Robert Greene, as new character Dr John Hall.
They will be joined by Danielle Phillips as Judith, Rachel Summers as Desiree and Jason Callender as Arragon.
Upstart Crow tickets are available now.
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