Cast announced for Eyam at Shakespeare's Globe

Cast announced for Eyam at Shakespeare's Globe

Updated On: Mar 13, 2019
By Parissima Darabiha
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    Shakespeare's Globe has revealed the cast for the premiere of Matt Hartley's new play Eyam.  

    Directed by acclaimed theatre and opera director Adele Thomas (The Knight of the Burning Pestle), Eyam tells the story of an outbreak of the plague in a small Derbyshire village in 1665.

    Sam Crane (Farinelli and the King) will star as William Mompesson. He will be joined by Priyanga Burford (Consent) as Katherine Mompesson, Annette Badland (Outlander) as Reverend Stanley, John Paul Connolly (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) as John Hancock, Oliver Ryan (Glengarry Glen Ross) as Unwin, Will Keane (The Crown) as John Sydall, Sirine Saba (Goats) as Mary Cooper, Adrian Bower (Hedda) as Phillip Sheldon, and Norah Lopez-Holden (Ghosts) as Emmott Sydall.

    The cast also includes Howard Ward (Wild Honey) as Marshall Howe, Becci Gemmell (Call the Midwife) as Elizabeth Sydall and Mary Talbot, Luke MacGregor (Titus Andronicus) as Edward Cooper and Rolland Torre, Zora Bishop (For Those Who Cry When They Hear the Foxes Scream) as Elizabeth Sheldon and Elizabeth Hancock, Jordan Metcalfe (Wendy and Peter) as Francis Bockinge and George Viccars, and Rose Wardlaw (Jubilee) as Harriet Stubbs.

    At Shakespeare's Globe from 15 September - 13 October 2018, book your Eyam tickets today!