Casting announced for Michelle Terry’s first Shakespeare’s Globe productions

Terry will star as the title role in Hamlet, the first produciton in her first season


Michelle Terry has announced the casting for her first two productions as artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe: Hamlet and As You Like It

The productions will be performed by ‘The Globe Ensemble’, which Terry introduced when she announced her first season. The ensemble is directed by Federay Holmes and Elle While. 

Terry herself will star as the title role in Hamlet, and will play Adam in As You Like it.

Hamlet will run from 25th April to 26th August 2018, and As You Like It will run from 2nd May to 26th August. 

Casting for the two productions is as follows: 

  • Catrin Aaron: Horatio (Hamlet); Phoebe (As You Like It)
  • James Garnon: Claudius (Hamlet); Audrey (As You Like It)
  • Colin Hurley: Ghost (Hamlet); Touchstone (As You Like It)
  • Bettrys Jones: Laertes (Hamlet); Orlando (As You Like It) 
  • Richard Katz: Polonius (Hamlet); Silvius (As You Like It)
  • Jack Laskey: Fortinbras and others (Hamlet); Rosalind (As You Like It)
  • Nadia Nadarajah: Guildenstern (Hamlet); Celia (As You Like It) 
  • Pearce Quigley: Rosencrantz (Hamlet); Jaques (As You Like It) 
  • Shubham Saraf: Ophelia (Hamlet); Oliver (As You Like It)
  • Helen Schlesinger: Gertrude (Hamlet); Duke Frederick (As You Like It)
  • Michelle Terry: Hamlet (Hamlet); Adam (As You Like It)
  • Tanika Yearwood: Marcellus (Hamlet); Amiens (As You Like It)

Press day for both Hamlet and As You Like It will be on 17th May. 

Hamlet will run at Shakespeare’s Globe from 25th April, and As You Like It will run from 2nd May. 

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