Full casting announced for Othello at the Watermill

Full casting and creative team have been announced for The Watermill Ensemble’s bold new production of William Shakespeare’s OTHELLO, adapted by Karla Marie Sweet, co-directed by Paul Hart and Anjali Mehra. The production will feature a fusion of modern and soulful music underscoring the action … Continue reading Full casting announced for Othello at the Watermill

Full cast announced for Whistle Down the Wind at The Watermill

Full casting and creative team have been announced for WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND – the first major UK revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman’s 1996 rock musical since 2010 – which will play at The Watermill from Friday 22 July until Saturday 10 September. Directed by Tom Jackson Greaves (Watermill Associate Artist, The Jungle Book, Amélie, Sweet Charity, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Borrowers, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, Frankenstein), WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND will feature a company of actor musicians alongside a cast of talented local young people. America, 1959. Change is in the air. The post war boom is thriving, the civil rights movement is growing and … Continue reading Full cast announced for Whistle Down the Wind at The Watermill

Full casting announced for Camp Albion at The Watermill

Full casting and creative team have been announced for the world premiere of CAMP ALBION, a new play by Danielle Pearson (Watermill Associate Artist, previous credits include A Christmas Carol, A Mini Summer Night’s Dream, D Day 75, Jane Eyre), directed by Georgie Staight (Watermill Creative Associate, … Continue reading Full casting announced for Camp Albion at The Watermill

Cast and creative team announced for BLEAK EXPECTATIONS at the Watermill

Full casting and creative team have been announced for the world premiere of BLEAK EXPECTATIONS, a new stage adaptation of the award-winning hit BBC Radio 4 comedy written by Mark Evans and directed by Caroline Leslie (whose previous Watermill credits include Trial by Laughter, The Wipers Times, … Continue reading Cast and creative team announced for BLEAK EXPECTATIONS at the Watermill

INSIDE The Wicker Husband rehearsals at the Watermill

New pictures have been released for The Wicker Husband, currently in rehearsals. Joseph Alessi will play ‘Cobbler’, Gemma Sutton will play ‘Ugly Girl’, Olivier Award winner George Maguire as ‘Wicker Husband’, Angela Caesar as ‘Cobbler’s Wife’, Jonathan Charles as ‘Innkeep’, Claire-Marie Hall as ‘Innkeep’s Wife’, Jack Quarton as ‘Tailor’ and Davina Moon as ‘Tailor’s Wife’,  Julian Forsyth as ‘Old Basket Maker’ with Jon Whitten as on-stage band playing the Hammered Dulcimer, Rachel Barnes also as on-stage band, and Pat Moran as onstage Musical Director. Nisha Anil and Sebastian Charles will be the puppeteers of The Wicker Husband, with Tom Norman as Swing. Directed by Charlotte Westenra, with Book by Rhys Jennings, Music and lyrics by Darren Clark and based … Continue reading INSIDE The Wicker Husband rehearsals at the Watermill

Full casting announced for The Wicker Husband at The Watermill

Full casting has been announced for the highly anticipated return of critically acclaimed musical The Wicker Husband. Joseph Alessi (Moonlight and Magnolias – Nottingham Playhouse and The Lorax – Old Vic and Toronto) will play ‘Cobbler’, Gemma Sutton (Sweet Charity – The Watermill, The Girl from the North Country – … Continue reading Full casting announced for The Wicker Husband at The Watermill