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Full cast announced for Old Vic's Hairy Ape

Steffan Rhodri is among those joining Bertie Carvel

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Steffan Rhodri recently starred in The Mentalists
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Full casting has been announced for the upcoming revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape at the Old Vic.

Richard Jones's production will run from 29 October to 21 November, starring Bertie Carvel as Yank, a labourer who journeys through New York high society.

Joining him will be Adam Burton (Secretary), Buffy Davies (Aunt), Callum Dixon (Long), Steffan Rhodri (Paddy), Rosie Sheehy (Mildred) and Nicholas Karimi (Second Engineer).

Rhodri was recently seen in the West End in The Mentalists, while Burton and Karimi were both recently in Everyman at the National.

Carvel recently starred in the BBC dramas Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell and Doctor Foster. He created the role of Miss Trunchball in Matilda, for which he won an Olivier award.

The cast of The Hairy Ape will also include Christopher Akrill, Charlie Cameron, Okorie Chukwu, Phil Hill, Ben Lee, Oliver Llewellyn-Jenkins, Luke Murphy and Elan James.