Full cast announced for Sucker Punch at Royal Court


Full cast announced for Sucker Punch, by Roy Williams, which opens at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs on 19 June 2010, following previews from 11 June - running to 24 July 2010.

Joining previously mentioned Daniel Kaluuya (Leon) and Anthony Welsh (Troy), are Nigel Lindsay (Charlie), Gary Beadle (Ray), Trevor Laird (Squid), Jason Maza (Tommy), Sarah Ridgeway (Becky)

Directed by Sacha Wares, designed by Miriam Buether, lighting by Peter Mumford, sound by Gareth Fry.

In the red corner: Leon Davidson – Black British champ or Uncle Tom? In the blue corner: Troy Augustus – American powerhouse or naïve cash cow? Two former friends step into the ring and face up to who they are. Sucker Punch looks back on what it was like to be young and Black in the 80s and asks if the right battles have been fought, let alone won.

Nigel Lindsay is currently starring in the film "Four Lions" and is soon to appear in "Cosi", which is out in Summer 2010. London stage credits include "Under the Blue Sky" at the Duke of York's, "The Pillowman" at the National Theatre, "The Homecoming" and "Awake and Sing" at the Almeida, "Guys and Dolls" at the Piccadilly, "The Woman Before", "Push Up" and "King Lear" at the Royal Court, "The Real Thing" at the Donmar and West End.

Daniel Kaluuya’s London stage credits include "Oxford Street" at the Royal Court. His TV credits include "Skins", "The Philanthropist", "Doctor Who", "That Mitchell and Webb Look". "Bellamy's People", "Psychoville" and "Lewis".

Anthony Welsh’s London stage credits include "Pornography" at the Tricycle, "Supernova" at the Lyric Hammersmith and "The Brothers Size" at the Young Vic.

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