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The High Table at Bush Theatre and Birmingham Rep casting announced

The debut play from Temi Wilkey has its premiere next month

Jumoké Fashola, Cherrelle Skeete, Ibinabo Jack, David Webber and Stefan Adegbola
© Helen Murray

Casting has been announced for The High Table, which has its world premiere at the Bush Theatre before transferring to the Birmingham Rep.

Appearing in the show will be Ibinabo Jack (Vera), BBC London Radio presenter Jumoké Fashola, Cherrelle Skeete (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and musician Mohamed Guey.

Directed by Daniel Bailey, the production has set and costume design by Natasha Jenkins, lighting design by José Tevar, movement and associate direction by Gabrielle Nimo plus sound Design and composition by Enrico Aurigemma.

A family drama that is set both on earth and in heaven, the show follows a Nigerian wedding steeped in contention. It will run at the Bush in west London from 8 February to 21 March, before transferring to the Birmingham Rep where it runs from 25 March to 9 April.