‘The Mirror and the Light’ starring Ben Miles and Nathaniel Parker announces further casting
It is the final story in the Wolf Hall trilogy.
Further casting for the upcoming stage adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light has been revealed, ahead of a West End world premiere. The Mirror and the Light is at the Gielgud Theatre from 23 September, and The Mirror and the Light tickets are on sale now.
Ben Miles and Nathaniel Parker reprise their acclaimed roles as Thomas Cromwell and Henry VIII respectively. They’re joined by three cast members who reprise their roles from Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies: Nicholas Boulton as the Duke of Suffolk, Matt Pidgeon as Stephen Gardiner and Giles Taylor as Archbishop Cranmer.
The cast of 23 includes Rosanna Adams as Anna of Cleves, Paul Adeyefa as Christophe, Melissa Allan as Princess Mary, Aurora Burghart as Elizabeth Seymour, Ian Drysdale as the French Ambassador, Jo Herbert as Lady Rochford, Terique Jarrett as Gregory Cromwell, Jordan Kouamé as Rafe Sadler, Geoffrey Lumb as Thomas Wriothesley, Olivia Marcus as Jane Seymour, Umi Myers as Helen Sadler/Dorothea Wolsey, Liam Smith as Walter Cromwell, Tony Turner as Kingston, Leo Wan as Richard Riche and Nicholas Woodeson as Duke of Norfolk, Samuel Awoyo, Andrew Hodges, Niamh James and Nicholas Tizzard.
Set in Tudor England, The Mirror and the Light dramatises the dual narratives of Thomas Cromwell rising through the courts, while Jane Seymour must deliver King Henry VIII a healthy heir. The Mirror and the Light is the final novel in the Wolf Hall trilogy, and follows the Olivier-nominated plays Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies on stage in London in 2014.
The Mirror and the Light is being adapted for stage by Hilary Mantel and Ben Miles. Jeremy Herrin directs, with scenic and costume design by Christopher Oram, lighting design by Jessica Hung Han Yun, music by Stephen Warbeck and sound design by Nick Powell.
The Mirror and the Light tickets are on sale now.
Photo credit: Nathaniel Parker as Henry VIII in Wolf Hall (Photo by Keith Pattison)