Cast announced for the UK Tour of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD will return for a UK tour in 2019, opening at Curve Leicester on 7 February.

The cast is led by Simon Robson in the role of ‘Atticus Finch’. The role of ‘Scout’ will be shared by Summer Jenkins (aged 10 from London) and Eve Prenelle (aged 10 from London); the role of ‘Jem’ will be shared by Stanley Jarvis (aged 13 from London), Jaxon Knopf (aged 9 from Hertfordshire) and Theo Josse Wilkinson (aged 10 from Sunderland); the role of ‘Dill’ will be shared by Billy Marlow (aged 12 from Hertfordshire), Joshua Pickering (aged 11 from Gloucestershire) Jack Riley (aged 10 from Milton Keynes).

Joining them is Pearl Appleby (‘Mayella Ewell’), Dave Fishley (‘Reverend Sykes’), Joseph Fletcher (‘Arthur Radley’), Kieran Hill (‘Heck Tate’), Alexandra Mathie (‘Stephanie Crawford’/’Mrs Dubose’), Ged McKenna (‘Judge Taylor’/’Walter Cunningham’), John Omole (‘Tom Robinson’), Carl Rice (‘Bob Ewell’), Sarah Tansey (‘Maudie Atkinson’), Paul Woodson (‘Nathan Radley’/’Mr Gilmer’) and Amanda Wright (‘Calpurnia’).

They will be joined by, Erica Birtles, Sophie Cartman, Valentine Hanson and Christopher D Hunt. Music is composed and performed live by Phil King (Luke Potter will perform at certain venues).

Set in the Deep South, Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel sees racial injustice divide a small-town community. With integrity and compassion, lawyer Atticus Finch seeks the truth. His courageous daughter, Scout, brings hope to a neighbourhood in turmoil.

This production of ‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD’ opened Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s 2013 season and toured the UK in 2015 to critical acclaim and sell out performances, including a month-long residency at The Barbican. Proving its success across every art form, the 1960 novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, followed by the film adaptation in 1962 which won three Oscars out of the eight it was nominated for.

The best-selling novel by Harper Lee has been adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel and directed by Timothy Sheader.

Thursday 7 – Saturday 16 February CURVE, LEICESTER
Monday 18 – Saturday 23 February MILTON KEYNES THEATRE
Monday 4 – Saturday 9 March NORWICH THEATRE ROYAL
Tuesday 12 – Saturday 23 March 2019 ROSE THEATRE, KINGSTON
Monday 25 – Saturday 30 March NEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL
Monday 1 – Saturday 6 April KING’S THEATRE, EDINBURGH
Monday 8 – Saturday 13 April MALVERN THEATRES
Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 April THE MARLOWE THEATRE, CANTERBURY
Monday 29 April – Saturday 4 May CAMBRIDGE ARTS CENTRE
Tuesday 7 – Saturday 11 May BORD GAIS ENERGY THEATRE, DUBLIN
Monday 20 – Saturday 25 May THE LOWRY, SALFORD
Monday 27 May – Saturday 1 June EDEN COURT THEATRE, INVERNESS
Monday 3 – Saturday 8 June HIS MAJESTY’S THEATRE, ABERDEEN


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