Casting announced for Rory Mullarkey’s Pity at the Royal Court
The play will feautre members of Fulham Brass Band among its cast
Pity has been described as Monty Python-meets-Armageddon be designer Chloe Lamford, and promises exploding ice cream vans, a meteor strike, numerous vehicles (possibly including tanks), and around 20 explosions. It sees Mullarkey, whose previous work includes St George and the Dragon at the National Theatre, ask ‘whether things are really getting worse’.
Directed by Sam Pritchard, the cast of the play includes Paul Bentall, Sandy Grierson, Helena Lymbery, Sophia Di Martino, Siobhan McSweeney, Francesca Mills, Abraham Popoola, Paul G Raymond and Dorian Simpson, as well as members of Fulham Brass Band.
Pity will have designs by Chloe Lamford, costumes by Annemarie Woods, lighting by Anna Watson, compositions by Tom Deering, sound by Pete Malkin and movement direction by Sasha Milavic Davies.
Pity tickets are available here.