New cast announced for 1984


Congratulations, Andrew, for landing such an amazing lead role, and “break a leg” for your West End debut!

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An entirely new cast has started rehearsals for Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation of 1984. The cast for the hit West End production of George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece will be: Rosie EdeAndrew GowerJoshua HiggottRichard KatzAnthony O’DonnellDaniel RabinCatrin Stewart and Angus Wright, alongside Eve Benioff Salama, Cleopatra Dickens, Amber Fernee and India Fowler who will alternate the role of Child.

Also making up the company, as understudies: Ingrid Schiller, Gerard Gilroy and Thom Petty.

Following a sell-out international tour, the critically and publicly acclaimed production of 1984 will return to the Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End this summer. George Orwell’s canonical work, adapted by Olivier Award-winner Robert Icke and Olivier Award-nominee Duncan Macmillan, will preview from 14 June 2016, with the press night on 28 June 2016.

(Source: Your Two Pence)