Full cast announced for “The Da Vinci Code”

Full touring casting has been announced for “The Da Vinci Code”.

Joining Nigel Harman, who will play Robert Langdon, Danny John-Jules as Sir Leight Teabing and Hannah Rose Caton as Sophie Neveu are Basienka Blake as Vernet, Alasdair Buchan as Remy, Alpha Kargbo as Fache, Joshua Lacy as Silas, Leigh Lothian as Colette/Sophie understudy, Andrew Lewis as Sauniere and  Debra Michaels as Sandrine/Grandmother.

The play, based on Dan Brown’s best-selling novel will be touring across the UK. It will begins The tour begins at the Churchill Theatre,  Bromley on 10 January and goes on to NottinghamSheffieldBathPlymouthClywd, CoventryHullWolverhamptonBrightonCheltenhamGlasgowEdinburgh, and Newcastle.

It will then travels to Southampton, RichmondWoking, LeicesterNorwichYorkShrewsburyDartfordBirminghamCardiffMilton Keynes, Aberdeen, SalfordLeeds, Malvern, Belfast, Guildford, Northampton, Swindon, Liverpool and Bradford where it runs until 12 November 2022.

Please note that Nigel Harman and Danny John-Jules will be performing the roles of Langdon and Teabing up to and including Newcastle.  Danny will be performing in Southampton and Nigel will commence the tour again from Leeds to Swindon.  Other dates and cast are yet to be announced.

About the show, author Dan Brown said :

I am thrilled that The Da Vinci Code is being adapted for the stage, and excited to see the unique potential of live theatre enhance this story. The team making the production has been faithful to the book, but will also bring something new for the audience, in what is certain to be a gripping, fast-paced stage thriller and a thoroughly entertaining show.”

The Da Vinci Code is adapted for the stage by Rachel Wagstaff (Flowers For Mrs HarrisBirdsong) and Duncan Abel (The Girl on the Train), and will be directed by Luke Sheppard, who most recently directed the acclaimed new West End musical, & Juliet and What’s New Pussycat at Birmingham Rep.  Luke is joined on the creative team by Set and Costume Designer David Woodhead, Video Designer Andrzej Goulding, Ben and Max Ringham who are responsible for Composition and Sound Design, Lighting Designer Lizzie Powell and Casting Director Stuart Burt CDG.

Producer Luke Sheppard said:

Cracking The Da Vinci Code open for the stage reveals an epic thriller steeped in theatrical potential, rich in suspense and surprising at every turn. Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel’s brilliant adaptation leaps off the page and demands us to push the limits of our imagination, creating a production that champions dynamic theatrical storytelling and places the audience up close in the heat of this gripping mystery.”

For further information, see www.davincicodeonstage.com

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