Royal Court Cast updates - Off the Endz & Disconnect


Casting updates for two Royal Court productions...

Off The Endz, by Bola Agbaje, which opens at the Royal Court Downstairs 19 Feb 2010, following previews from 11 Feb - running to 13 March 2010. Joining previously mentioned Ashley Walters, Lorraine Burrough, Daniel Francis, are Madeline Appiah, Brandon Benoit-Joyce, Omar Brown, Thomas Eghator , Rene Gray, Natasha Williams. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, designed by Ultz, lighting by Jo Joelson. David, Kojo and Sharon grew up on a London estate. Now in their mid 20s, they’re eyeing another kind of life. But how do you choose the right path when temptation lies around every corner? If your emotional or financial debt is sky high, how do you buy your way out?

Disconnect, by Anupama Chandrasekhar, which opens at the Royal Court Upstairs 22 Feb 2010, following previews from 17 Feb - running to 20 March 2010. The cast includes Paul Bhattacharjee, Ayesha Dharker, Hasina Haque, Neet Mohan, Nikesh Patel. Directed by Indhu Rubasingham, designed by John Napier, lighting by Oliver Fenwick. Your credit card is maxed out, and you hang up the phone on Ross chasing your payments. But Ross is actually Roshan and though the sun is shining for you it’s past midnight in his window-less call centre. With a new accent and invented back story, bright young graduates in India are renamed and rebranded as they work to claw back the cash spent by Americans crippled by debt.

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