Full cast for London Tide at National Theatre

London Tide poster
London Tide Photography (Ami Tredrea and Bella Maclean) by Spencer Murphy

The National Theatre has revealed the complete cast for the world premiere of London Tide.

This new production is an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ last completed novel, Our Mutual Friend, brought to life with original songs by the PJ Harvey and Ben Power.

Directed by Ian Rickson and adapted by Ben Power, known for his work on The Lehman Trilogy, the play runs at the Lyttelton Theatre from 10 April to 22 June

Making up the cast are Brandon Grace as Charley Hexam, Scott Karim as Bradley Headstone, Bella Maclean as Bella Wilfer, Tom Mothersdale as John Rokesmith, Ami Tredrea as Lizzie Hexam and Peter Wight as Noddy Boffin.

Joining them are Beth Alsbury as Lavinia Wilfer, Joe Armstrong as Roger Riderhood, Crystal Condie as Miss Potterson, Laura Cubitt as Nancy, Miya James in the Ensemble, Stephen Kennedy as Reg Wilfer, Joshua Lacey as Inspector Bucket, Penny Layden as Mary Wilfer, Eric Mok as understudy Charlie Hexam, Liam Prince-Donnelly in the Ensemble, Georgia Silver as understudy Bella Wilfer, Ellie-May Sheridan as Jenny Wren, Jonathan Dryden Taylor as Mr Cleaver, John Vernon as understudy Reg Wilfer/Noddy Boffin/Mortimer Lightwood, Jamael Westman as Eugene Wrayburn, Jake Wood as Gaffer Hexam and Rufus Wright as Mortimer Lightwood.

The story unfolds on a stormy night in London, with a mysterious body retrieved from the Thames, setting the stage for a tale of love, mystery, and transformation. Lizzie Hexam and Bella Wilfer face life’s uncertainties, each longing for freedom and love, until John Rokesmith’s arrival heralds a potential new beginning.

Directed by Ian Rickson, the production has set and costume design by Bunny Christie, lighting design by Jack Knowles, music direction by Ian Ross, co-sound design bys Tingying Dong and Christopher Shutt, movement direction by Anna Morrissey, video design by Hayley Egan, fight direction by Terry King, casting direction by Bryony Jarvis-Taylor, voice and dialect coach Simon Money, associate set designer Verity Sadler and staff director Yasmin Hafesji.

For more information and tickets, visit nationaltheatre.org.uk.

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.


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