The Witness - cast update at Royal Court Theatre


Cast update for The Witness, by Vivienne Franzmann, which opens at the Royal Court Upstairs on 8 June 2012, following previews from 1 June - running to 30 June 2012.

Cast features David Ajala (Simon), Pippa Bennett-Warner (Alex), Danny Webb (Joseph).

Directed by Simon Godwin, designed by Lizzie Clachan, lighting by Oliver Fenwick, sound by Carolyn Downing.

Captured in an award-winning shot Alex was rescued from Rwanda and adopted by the man behind the lens. Back from uni and returning to where she was raised the distance between father and daughter stretches taut. In the dark room of a Hampstead home a long hidden secret is slowly exposed in a flash of revelation.

David Ajala stage credits include Ruined at the Almeida, Nation and Death and The King's Horseman at the National Theatre and Hamlet, Love’s Labours Lost and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the RSC.

Pippa Bennett-Warner recent credits include Richard II and Cordelia in King Lear at the Donmar Warehouse, Double Feature and Caroline, or Change at the National Theatre, Ruined at the Almeida and The Lion King in the West End.

Danny Webb recently appeared at the Royal Court in Chicken Soup with Barley. His other credits include Blasted at the Lyric Hammersmith, The Philanthropist at the Donmar Warehouse.

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