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Cyrano de Bergerac full cast joining James McAvoy in the West End announced

Jamie Lloyd’s production opens later this year in the West End

James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac
James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac
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Full cast joining James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac has been revealed.

Appearing in the piece will be Michele Austin (Ragueneau), Adam Best (Le Bret), Sam Black (Armand/Priest), Nari Blair-Mangat (Valvert), Philip Cairns (Referee), Tom Edden (De Guiche), Eben Figueiredo (Christian), Chris Fung (Usher), Adrian Der Gregorian (Montfleury), Carla Harrison-Hodge (Denise/Medic), Seun Shote (Theatre Owner), Kiruna Stamell (Marie-Louise), Nima Taleghani (Ligniere), and Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Roxane) with Vaneeka Dadhria, Mika Johnson and Brinsley Terence.

Adapted by Martin Crimp and directed by Jamie Lloyd, Edmond Rostand's 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac follows a swashbuckling soldier who falls in love in a dangerous way.

The production will have design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Jon Clark, sound and composition by Ben and Max Ringham, casting by Stuart Burt and fight direction by Kate Waters.

The piece is the first in a new West End season of shows for the director, which will run from November 2019 to August 2020 at the Playhouse Theatre. Further productions are to be announced.

Performances begin 27 November.