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Full cast announced for PLAYER KINGS

Find out who's joining Ian McKellen in Robert Icke's production of PLAYER KINGS, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2.

player kings noel coward theatreToheeb Jimoh, Ian McKellen and Richard Coyle, photo provided by the production

The full cast has been announced for PLAYER KINGS which runs at the Noel Coward Theatre from 1 April - 22 June 2024.

Joining the previously announced Ian McKellen as Sir John Falstaff are Toheeb Jimoh (Ted Lasso & Romeo and Juliet) as Hal and Richard Coyle (Ink & Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore) as King Henry IV. Raphael Akuwudike (Prince John/Second Drawer), Sara Beharrell (Hotspur’s Servant/Snare/Davy), Samuel Edward-Cook (Hotspur/Pistol), Geoffrey Freshwater (Bardolph), James Garnon (Worcester/Silence), Alice Hayes (Messenger/Carrier), Henry Jenkinson (Harcourt), Nigel Lister (Northumberland/Francis) Annette McLaughlin (Warwick), Mark Monero (Peto), Hywel Morgan (Sir Walter Blunt), Joseph Mydell (Lord Chief Justice), Clare Perkins (Mistress Quickly), Daniel Rabin (Poins), David Semark (Vernon), David Shelley (Sheriff/Surrey), Robin Soans (Shallow), Tafline Steen (Tearsheet/Lady Percy) and Perry Williams (Page/Douglas/Thomas) complete the cast.

What is PLAYER KINGS about?

Adapted and Directed by Robert Icke, PLAYER KINGS is a new version of Shakespeare's Henry IV.

Welcome to England where the country is divided, leadership is crumbling and corruption is in the air - sound familiar?

Hal wasn't born to be king. But now it seems that he will be. His father longs for him to leave behind his friends in the taverns of Eastcheap, most notably the infamous John Falstaff. However, war is on the horizon, will Hal ever come good?

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PLAYER KINGS will reign over London's Noel Coward Theatre for 12 weeks only. Don't miss out on your chance to see this newly adapted take on one of Shakespeare's greatest plays.

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