Cast announced for The Girl on the Train at Salisbury Playhouse

Casting has been announced for the upcoming production of The Girl on the Train at Salisbury Playhouse.

Wiltshire Creative present the show, opening on 24 October 2023, with previews from 19 October, and running until 11 November.

The play is adapted by Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel from the bestselling novel by Paula Hawkins and DreamWorks’ film.

Loveday Ingram directs Tiran Aakal (Kamal Abdic), Samuel Collings (Scott Hipwell), Jonathan Firth (Tom Watson), Joanna van Kampen (Rachel Watson), Emer McDaid (Megan Hipwell), Jason Merrells (D.I. Gaskill) and Phoebe Pryce (Anna Watson).

Every day on her way to work, Rachel watches a seemingly perfect couple from the train window, dreaming of her perfect love story. Suddenly she finds herself embroiled in a dark, twisted drama, when the woman she has been watching goes missing mysteriously.

Was Rachel responsible? Where did the blood come from? If only Rachel could remember the missing pieces in her memory, if only she hadn’t had too much to drink…

The production has design by Adam Wiltshire, lighting design by Jack Knowles, sound design by Liz Purnell, video design by Dan Light, fight direction by Paul Benzing, composition by Paul Englishby with casting by Gabrielle Dawes.

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About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.