Casting announced for Power at Cottesloe 27 Jun 03

Casting announced for Power at Cottesloe 27 Jun 03

Casting has been announced announced for Nick Dear's Power, which opens at the Cottesloe, NT 3 Jul 03, following previews from 27 Jun 03 and booking to 5 Jul 03.

Casting includes Robert Lindsay (Fouquet), Rupert Penry-Jones (Louis XIV), Stephen Boxer, Barbara Jefford, Jonathan Slinger, Geraldine Somerville, Hattie Morahan

It is directed by Lindsay Posner,with lighting by Wolfgang Goebbel.

Robert Lindsay's London stage credits include: 'Fagin' in the musiocal "Olivier" at the LOndon Palladium in 1996; RSC's "Richard III" at the Savoy in 1999. His tv credits include "My Family" for the BBC

Rupert Penry-Jones's London stage credits include: "Chips With Everything" at the Lyttelton, NT in 1997; "Don Carlos" at the Barbican Pit, "Timon of Athens" at the Barbican Theatre, both for the RSC in 2000; and "Dangerous Corner" at the Garrick in 2001.

Stephen Boxer's London stage credits include: "The Herbal Bed" at the Duchess in 1997; RSC's "Measure for Measure" at the Barbican Theatre in 1999; "Antarctica" at the Savoy in 2001.

Who invented The Sun King? What became of him? Nick Dear's witty new play deals with the rise and fall of Nicolas Fouquet, chief financier to Louis XIV and creator of the chateau which inspired Versailles.

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