Royal Court Theatre, London

Casting announced for Rory Mullarkey’s Pity at the Royal Court

The play will feautre members of Fulham Brass Band among its cast


Casting has been announced for the Royal Court’s upcoming production of the Rory Mullarkey’s new play Pity, which is set to open in July.

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’.

It runs in the Jerwood Downstairs at the Royal Court from 12th July to 11th August and tickets for Pity are available here.

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 runs in the Jerwood Downstairs at the Royal Court from 12th July to 11th August, with an official opening on 19th July.

Pity tickets are available here.

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