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Penelope Wilton among cast for The Old Vic's Fanny & Alexander
Fanny & Alexander will be part of The Old Vic's bicentenary season, celebrating the theatre's 200th birthday in May 2018. The season also includes A Christmas Carol, The Divide, Mood Music, A Monster Calls and Sylvia.
The cast for Fanny & Alexander includes:
Penelope Wilton - Mrs. Helena Ekdahl
Thomas Arnold - Carl Ekdahl/Mr. Landhal
Lolita Chakrabarti - Alma Ekdahl/Helena Vergérus
Kevin Doyle - Bishop Edvard Vergérus
Karina Fernandez - Lydia Ekdahl/Justina
Annie Firbank - Vega/Blenda Vergérus
Matt Gavan - Michael Bergman/Aron Retzinsky
Tim Lewis - Ensemble
Gary MacKay - Ensemble
Gloria Obianyo - Petra Ekdahl/Pauline/Ismael Retzinsky
Vivian Oparah - Maj
Michael Pennington - Isak Jacobi/Death
Hannah James Scott - Ensemble
Jonathan Slinger - Gustav Adolf Ekdahl
Catherine Walker - Emilie Ekdahl
Sargon Yelda - Oscar Ekdahl
The role of Fanny will be played by Zaris Angel Hator, Amy Jayne Leigh, Molly Shenker and Katie Simons, and the role of Alexander will be played by Guillermo Bedward, Kit Connor, Jack Falk and Misha Handley, who will alternate performances.
Fanny & Alexander opens on 1 March 2018, with previews from 21 February 2018. The production brings Ingmar Bergman's classic film to the stage, adapted by BAFTA-winning writer Stephen Beresford.
Fanny & Alexander Tickets are available now.