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Cast announced for 8 Hotels at Chichester Festival Theatre

The show runs in the Minerva Theatre in Chichester

Pandora Colin and Tory Kittles
Pandora Colin and Tory Kittles
© (left) Dan Wooller

Casting has been announced for the upcoming production of 8 Hotels at Chichester Festival Theatre.

The piece is to star Pandora Colin, Ben Cura, Tory Kittles and Emma Paetz, all directed by Richard Eyre.

Nicholas Wright's play runs from 1 to 24 August in the theatre and is set in 1944 in America, where celebrated singer, actor and political campaigner Paul Robeson is touring the country as Othello. His Desdemona is young actress Uta Hagen and her husband, José Ferrer, plays Iago. The piece is based on true events.

US actor Kittles makes his UK theatre debut as Paul Robeson, having starred in US TV series Colony and True Detective.

The production has designs by Rob Howell, with lighting by Peter Mumford, sound by John Leonard and video by Andrzej Goulding.