Cast Update For King Charles III at Almeida Theatre
The cast for the World Premiere of King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, has been announced at the Almeida Theatre, an Off West End venue in Angel, north London, where it opens on 10 April 2014, following previews from 3 April - running to 31 May 2014
The cast includes Katie Brayben, Oliver Chris, Richard Goulding, Nyasha Hatendi, Adam James, Margot Leicester, Tim Pigott-Smith, Tom Robertson, Nicholas Rowe, Nick Sampson, Tafline Steen and Lydia Wilson.
It is directed by Rupert Goold , designed by Tom Scutt, lighting by Jon Clark, sound by Paul Arditti.
Mike Bartlett reunites with Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre, Rupert Goold in this brand new 'future history play'. The Queen is dead: afer a lifetime of waiting, the prince ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to rule? This controversial piece of new writing looks at the modern state of the monarchy and the unwritten rules of democracy. Mike Bartlett examines the people underneath the crown and looks into the consciousness of Britain's most famous family.