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Full cast confirmed for The Tempest at Haymarket Theatre
The complete cast has been announced for William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, the third production in the Trevor Nunn Season, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 6 Sep 2011, following previews from 27 Aug 2011, and closing on 29 Oct 2011.
Joining previously announced Ralph Fiennes (Prospero) ' are Nicholas Lyndhurst (best known for "Only Fools and Horses" and "Goodnight Sweetheart") as 'Trinculo,' Chris Andrew Mellon (Sebastian), Michael Benz (Ferdinand), Tom Byam Shaw (Ariel), Jim Creighton (Adrian), Ian Drysdale (Francisco), Elisabeth Hopper (Miranda), Andrew Jarvis (Gonzalo), James Simmons (Alonso), Giles Terera (Caliban), Julian Wadham (Antonio) and Clive Wood (Stephano), Steven Butler, Eke Chukwu, Meline Danielewicz, Gisele Edwards, Hayley Ellenbrook, Grahame Fox, Charlie Hamblett, Jami Reid-Quarrell, Itxaso Moreno.
Directed by Trevor Nunn, set and costume designs by Stephen Brimson Lewis, with lighting by Paul Pyant and sound by Paul Groothuis.
Marooned and left to die on a remote island, Prospero can command spirits, create apparitions and manipulate the elements. By using his magic, he assembles his enemies to take revenge on them, and in the process awakens in Miranda, his teenage daughter, her first experience of love.