Hit Almeida Theatre play King Charles III is extending its run at the Wyndham’s Theatre.

The producers of Mike Bartlett’s acclaimed new play King Charles III have announced that the show’s run is to be extended by nine weeks at the Wyndham’s Theatre, and will now end on 31 January 2015.

Following a sold-out run at the Almeida, the West End transfer sees Tim Pigott-Smith return to production following his critically acclaimed performance as Charles, with Oliver Chris reprising his role as William.

They are joined by Richard Goulding, Nyasha Hatendi, Adam James, Margot Leicester, Miles Richardson, Tom Robertson, Nicholas Rowe, Tafline Steen and Lydia Wilson.

Tim Pigott-Smith and Oliver Chris in King Charles III

Tim Pigott-Smith and Oliver Chris in King Charles III

Directed by Rupert Goold, King Charles III is designed by Tom Scutt, with music is composed by Jocelyn Pook, lighting by Jon Clark and sound by Paul Arditti.

The play imagines a future time when the Queen is dead and Prince Charles finally ascends to the throne, exploring the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.

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