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Full casting announced for Shakespeare's Globe's All's Well That Ends Well

Casting news

FULL casting has been announced for Caroline Byrne’s forthcoming production of All’s Well That Ends Well, which runs in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from January 11 to March 3, 2018.

The line up includes Paige Carter, Nigel Cooke (as King of France), Imogen Doel (Paroles), Martina Laird (Countess of Rossillion), Buchan Lennon (George Dumaine), Louisa Mai Newberry, Shaun Mason (Edward Dumaine), Will Merrick (Bertram), Rob Pickavance (Lafeu), Hannah Ringham and Ellora Torchia (Helena).

Ellora Torchia’s previous theatre work includes The Treatment (Almeida Theatre) and Boys will be Boys (Bush Theatre). Her television credits include The Split, Broadchurch and Indian Summers.

Will Merrick’s recent theatre credits include The Libertine (Theatre Royal Bath), The Ghost Train (Royal Exchange), Merlin (Royal & Derngate) and Wendy and Peter Pan (RSC). His screen work includes Poldark, Count Arthur Strong, Atlantis and Doctor Who (TV); Modern Life is Rubbish and About Time (film).

Nigel Cooke previously appeared on the Globe stage as Lucifer in Doctor Faustus in 2011, and as Exeter in Henry V in 2012. His other theatre work includes To Kill A Mockingbird (Royal Exchange), Berenice (Donmar Warehouse), King Lear (Liverpool Everyman) and Pericles and The Winter’s Tale (RSC). His screen work includes Grantchester, Beowulf and The Crown (TV); Henry V and Forget Me Not (film).

Martina Laird returns to The Globe after appearing in Romeo and Juliet earlier this year. Her recent stage credits include Julius Caesar/Henry IV/The Tempest (Donmar Warehouse), Who Cares (Royal Court), The House That Will Not Stand (Tricycle Theatre), Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (Talawa Theatre Company, National Theatre) and All the Little Things We Crushed (Almeida Theatre). On television, she has appeared in EastEnders, Epiphany and Shameless.

Imogen Doel returns to The Globe after appearing in The Taming of the Shrew last year. Her other recent theatre credits include Kanye the First (Hightide), Twelfth Night (National Theatre), The Seagull (Corn Exchange), The Importance of Being Earnest (Vaudeville Theatre) and The Get Out and Gastronauts (Royal Court). Her television work includes Happy Toys and Misfits.

Buchan Lennon’s recent theatre credits include Ding Dong (Traverse), Stand For It, The Soul in the Machine (Saltmine) and The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Royal Lyceum). His television work includes Armchair Detectives, Still Game and Lovesick.

Shaun Mason’s recent theatre work includes Oliver Twist (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), This Bitter Earth – Black Lives Black Words (Bush Theatre), Romeo and Juliet (Sheffield Crucible) and Feed the Beast (Birmingham Rep). On television, he has appeared in Trollied, Rellik and Cilla.

Rob Pickavance’s recent stage credits include the role of Mr Twit in The Twits (Curve), The Master Builder, James and the Giant Peach (West Yorkshire Playhouse) and The Globe’s touring production of Much Ado About Nothing. His television work includes A Study in Time and Coronation Street.

Read more about The Winter Selection in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.