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Exclusive: Caroline Quentin and Mark Addy rehearse The Hypocrite

The production opens in Hull in March before playing in Stratford


Rehearsal images for the RSC and Hull Truck's production of The Hypocrite, starring Mark Addy and Caroline Quentin, have been released exclusively to WhatsOnStage.

The play, which opens at Hull Truck Theatre at part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 in March, is a new play by Richard Bean.

Directed by Phillip Breen, the play tells the story of Sir John Hotham, the governor of Hull, who is ordered by Parliament to deny King Charles I entry to the city.

The cast also includes Danielle Bird, Neil D'Souza, Ben Goffe, Martin Barrass, Rachel Dale, Laura Elsworthy, Danielle Henry, Adrian Hood, Asif Khan, Andrew Langtree, Jordan Metcalfe, Sarah Middleton, Pierro Niel-Mee, Rowan Polonski, Paul Popplewell, Josh Sneesby and Matt Sutton.

The Hypocrite runs at Hull Truck Theatre from 24 February to 25 March, and Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon from 31 March to 29 April.