Samuel Barnett to star in Trevor Nunn’s production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

SAMUEL BARNETT in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadSamuel Barnett will reunite with his fellow History Boys co-star Jamie Parker this summer to star as Rosencrantz in Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.

Samuel was last on stage in 2010 as Leantio in Women Beware Women at the National Theatre. He played Posner in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys at the National Theatre, on Broadway, on film and on the radio.

His other theatre credits include His Dark Materials for the National Theatre, The Whisky Taster and When You Cure Me for the Bush Theatre, Dealers Choice for the Menier Chocolate Factory, The Marriage of Figaro for the Royal Exchange Theatre, Accrington Pals for Chichester Festival Theatre and Frankenstein for the Open Air Theatre Regents Park.

His TV credits include Two Pints of Larger and a Packet of Crisps, Miss Marple, Beautiful People, Desperate Romantics, Crooked House, John Adams and the title role in Wilfred Owen: A Tale of Remembrance. His other film credits include Bright Star, Mrs Henderson Presents and Love tomorrow.

Samuel Barnett stars alongside Jamie Parker (Guildenstern) and Tim Curry (The Player) in Trevor Nunn’s new production of Tom Stoppard’s classic comedy.

Book tickets to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London