JOHN OMOLE has joined the cast of Hamlet, directed for the RSC by Simon Godwin and starring Paapa Essiedu. The show opens at the Lowry in Salford on 30 January before touring the UK, doing a four week run at the Hackney Empire and a run at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
JESSICA BAGLOW has been cast in Jane Eyre and Hamlet at the Octagon Theatre in Bolton. Jane Eyre, in which Jessica will play the titular role, will run from 18 January to 10 February and Hamlet, in which she will play Ophelia, will run from 15 February to 10 March.
We're thrilled that MARCUS GRIFFITHS has been nominated for the Ian Charleson Awards for his performance as Laertes in Hamlet at the RSC. The Awards, which are presented by the Sunday Times and National Theatre, reward the best classical performances by actors under the age of 30. The winners will be announced in a ceremony at the National Theatre on Monday 5 June.
MARCUS GRIFFITHS is now in rehearsals for Hamlet at the RSC. He will be playing Laertes in the production directed by Simon Godwin which opens in Stratford-upon-Avon on 22 March and runs until 13 August.