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James Graham's Sketching cast announced

The piece is authored with Graham and eight other writers

Sophie Wu and Samuel James
Sophie Wu and Samuel James
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Casting has been announced for James Graham's new show Sketching which opens at Wilton's Music Hall at the end of September.

Nav Sidhu, Penny Layden, Samuel James, Sean Michael Verey and Sophie Wu will all star in the piece, which has been created by Graham along with eight other writers.

Graham and director Thomas Hescott put a call out for under-represented emerging talents who were encouraged to submit a story and character ideas. Writers were then chosen to contribute to the piece, which is set over 24 hours in London. The piece's title pays tribute to Charles Dickens' first novel Sketches by Boz.

Aaron Douglas, Chloe Mi Lin Ewart, Alan Gordon, Adam Hughes, Ella Langley, Himanshu Ojha, Sumerah Srivastav and Naomi Westerman have been collaborating on the final script.