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Full cast and dates announced for the UK tour of the Open Air Theatre's To Kill a Mockingbird

Casting news

FULL tour dates and casting have been announced for To Kill a Mockingbird. First produced by Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in 2013, the tour opens at the Curve Leicester on February 7, 2019.

The production will then continue to Milton Keynes; Birmingham REP; Norwich Theatre Royal; Rose Theatre, Kingston; Newcastle Theatre Royal; King’s Theatre, Edinburgh; Malvern Theatres; The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury; Cambridge Arts Theatre; Bord Gais, Dublin; Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford; The Lowry, Salford; Eden Court Theatre, Inverness; and His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen.

Produced by Jonathan Church Productions, Curve and Regent’s Park Theatre Ltd, the cast is led by Simon Robson in the role of Atticus Finch.

The role of Scout will be shared by Summer Jenkins and Eve Prenelle; the role of Jem will be shared by Stanley Jarvis, Jaxon Knopf and Theo Josse Wilkinson; and the role of Dill will be shared by Billy Marlow, Joshua Pickering and Jack Riley.

The cast will also feature Pearl Appleby (Mayella Ewell), Dave Fishley (Reverend Sykes), Joseph Fletcher (Arthur Radley), Kieran Hill (Heck Tate), Alexandra Mathie (Stephanie Crawford/Mrs Dubose), Ged McKenna (Judge Taylor/Walter Cunningham), John Omole (Tom Robinson), Carl Rice (Bob Ewell), Sarah Tansey (Maudie Atkinson), Paul Woodson (Nathan Radley/Mr Gilmer) and Amanda Wright (Calpurnia).

Understudies are Erica Birtles, Sophie Cartman, Valentine Hanson and Christopher D Hunt.

Music is composed and performed live by Phil King, with Luke Potter performing at certain venues.

Set in the Deep South, Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel sees racial injustice envelop a small-town community. Through courage and compassion, lawyer Atticus Finch seeks the truth, and his feisty daughter, Scout – a young girl on the cusp of adulthood – brings new hope to a neighbourhood in turmoil.