Penelope Wilton among cast for The Old Vic's Fanny & Alexander


Casting has been announced for The Old Vic's production of Fanny & Alexander, directed by Max Webster.

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 is at The Old Vic from 21 February 2018. 

Fanny & Alexander Tickets are available now. 

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