IAN MCKELLEN to play HAMLET, DIRECTED BY SEAN MATHIAS.
Bill Kenwright’s first major new theatre production to start rehearsals following COVID-19 lockdown. Rehearsals start 29 June with strict protection measures in place in accordance with government guidelines.
Hamlet will herald Sean Mathias’ inaugural season at Theatre Royal Windsor, followed by Martin Sherman’s adaptation of Anton Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard, with McKellen as Firs the elderly manservant.
Age-blind casting includes: Ben Allen, Emmanuella Cole, Alis Wyn Davies, Oli Higginson, Nick Howard-Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Asif Khan, Missy Malek, Sir Ian McKellen, Jenny Seagrove.
Dates for the show have not been announced yet. For updates, follow us and Theatre Royal Windsor on social media and on their website www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk.