Cast announced for Treason The Musical on tour and in London

The first cast for the tour of Treason The Musical has been announced.

Based on the infamous Gunpowder Plot of 1605, the historic tale of division, religious persecution, and an ambitious plot to bring down both the monarchy and the government will be brought to life on stage during the tour, offering audiences a fresh perspective on one of Britain’s most intriguing stories.

Featuring in the cast are Nicole Raquel Dennis (Dreamgirls, Dear Evan Hansen) in the pivotal role of Martha Percy, Joe McFadden (Holby City, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert) swapping his Strictly crown for that of King James and Emilie Louise Israel (Hamilton, Once on This Island) reprising her role as Anne Vaux from the Theatre Royal Drury Lane Treason concerts.

They’re joined by Sam Ferriday (The Cher Show, Jersey Boys) as Thomas Percy, Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Mother Goose, Only Fools And Horses) as Robert Cecil, Gabriel Akamo (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) as Fawkes, Kyle Cox (Ain’t Too Proud) as Jack Wright, Lewis Edgar (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) as Little Wintour, Connor Jones (Les Miserables) as Robert Catesby and Alfie Richards (Whistle Down The Wind) as Big Wintour.

Playing “The Eyes”, the ensemble is comprised of Femi Akinfolarin (Moulin Rouge), Filippo Coffano (Hamilton), Megan Curley (The Masked Dancer), Elena Gyasi (Six), Naomi Katiyo (Ain’t Too Proud), Louis Makrodt (Hamilton) and Dan Gill making his professional stage debut.

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Treason features a folk-pop score with music and lyrics by Ricky Allan. Since its original EP release in 2020, Treason’s songs have captured the world’s attention, being streamed over 1 million times in 96 countries. The album is available to stream on Spotify here.

The autumn tour will begin at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh before heading to, Sheffield Lyceum, London’s Alexandra Palace and The Orchard Theatre in Dartford.

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.