Full cast, creative team and rehearsal images revealed for ”Richard III” starring Adjoa Andoh
The Rose Theatre, Kingston and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres have announced complete casting and creative team for the upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Richard III, directed by and starring Adjoa Andoh (Bridgerton).
Joining Andoh, who takes on the titular role, will be Antonie Azor (as Ratcliffe), Clive Brill (as Hastings), Harry Clarke (as Catesby), Sam Cox (as Stanley), Josh Day (as Dorset / Edward, Son of Clarence / Prince Edward / York [Puppet] / Captain Blunt), Daniel Hawksford (as Brackenbury / Edward IV / Richmond), Liz Kettle (as Queen Margaret), Joseph Kloska (as Buckingham), Robin Morrissey (as Rivers / Cardinal Bouchier / Oxford), Caroline Parker (as Elizabeth, Duchess of York), Oliver Ryan (as Clarence / Archbishop / Mayor / Norfolk), Rachel Sanders (as Elizabeth Woodville), and Phoebe Shepherd (as Lady Anne).
The creative team features Yeofi Andoh (composer and musical director), Amelia Jane Hankin (set designer), Maybelle Laye (costume designer), Chris Davey (lighting designer), Benjamin Grant (sound designer), Jack Murphy (movement director), Sam Jones CDG (casting director), Harriett O’Grady (assistant director), Nicole Alphonce (assistant movement director and fight director), Mervyn Millar, Maia Kirkman-Richards and Tracy Waller for Significant Object (puppetry), Jeannette Nelson (voice coach), Shereen Ibrahim (dialect coach), and Simon Trinder (text consultant). The production team includes Dan Rainsford (production manager), Fahmida Bahkt (props supervisor), and Jacqui Davis (costume supervisor).
Presented in association with Swinging The Lens, Richard III runs at Liverpool Playhouse from 6 to 22 April, before transferring to the Rose Theatre in Kingshton from 26 April to 13 May 2023.
Check out the newly released rehearsal images below.