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Further casting announced for Open Air Theatre summer season

Tom Mannion and Brid Brennan will star in ''All My Sons'', while Jade Ewen and Cedric Neal join ''Porgy and Bess''

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Tom Mannion will star in All My Sons

Further casting has been announced for the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's summer season.

Arthur Miller's All My Sons will feature Tom Mannion and Brid Brennan as Joe and Kate Keller, alongside Charles Aitken as Chris and Amy Nuttall as Ann Deever.

The cast also includes Andy McKeane as George Deever, Simon Wilson as Dr Jim Bayliss, Tilly Blackwood as Sue Bayliss, Maddie Rice as Lydia Lubey, Matt Cross as Frank Lubey and Charles Maddox, Ewan Harris and Johnny Peat who will share the role of Bert.

All My Sons runs from 15 May to 7 June 2014 and will be directed by artistic director Timothy Sheader, with set and costume by Lizzie Clachan.

Also announced today, Karl Davies will play Willy Mossop in Hobson's Choice (12 June to 12 July) alongside the previously announced cast which features Mark Benton as Henry Hobson.

And Porgy and Bess (17 July to 23 August) will feature Jade Ewen as Clara, Cedric Neal as Sportin' Life, Golda Rosheuvel as Serena and Leon Lopez as Jake, alongside the previously announced Rufus Bonds Jr and Nicola Hughes who will play the title roles.

Also directed by Sheader, the Gershwin musical tells of Porgy, a beggar, and his devotion to taming wild Bess to save her from a life of ruin. With a book adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and a musical score adapted by Dierdre L Murray, it features songs including "Summertime" and "It Ain't Necessarily So".

Casting for Twelfth Night, re-imagined for ages 6 and over, and the return of To Kill a Mockingbird will be announced in due course.

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