Shakespeare’s Globe in London has announced the cast and creative team of its new production of Julius Caesar, which starts on 3 May 2022.
Directed by Diane Page, Julius Caesar is part of the “Globe on Tour” season, which sees the production start at Morden Hall Park in South London on 29 April 2022, before playing at The Globe on 3 May 2022.
The show will also visit the Hay Festival (Hay-on-Wye), The Reader at Calderstones (Liverpool), Taunton Brewhouse (Taunton), The Outsiders Project & BEAF (Boscombe), Penlee Park Open Air Theatre (Penzance Horsley Place (Guildford, York Theatre Royal (York), Alnwick Playhouse (Alnwick), Brighton Open Air Theatre (Brighton) and Magdalen College School Grounds (Oxford), with more dates to be announced.
The cast of Julius Caesar includes Dickon Tyrrell as Julius Caesar, Samuel Oatley as Mark Antony, Anna Crichlow as Brutus, Charlotte Bate as Cassius, Omar Bynon as Decius / Soothsayer, Amie Francis as Calpurnia, Cash Holland as Portia / Murellus, Jack Myers as Caska / Octavius,
Alongside Diane Page, the creative team features Assistant Director Indiana Lown Collins, Choreographer Asha Jennings-Grant, Composer Simon Slater, Costume Supervisor Sian Harris, Designer Khadija Raza, Dramaturg Jesse Haughton-Shaw, Fight Directors RC Annie (Ruth Cooper-Brown and Rachel Bown-Williams), Globe Associate, Movement Glynn MacDonald, Globe Associate, Text Christine Schmidle, Head of Casting Becky Paris, and Voice:Emma Woodvine.
Director Diane Page told the press that: “I’m so excited to bring my production of Julius Caesar straight from The Globe Theatre in London to tour across the UK. These past few years have revealed more than ever how betrayal, division, and cunning rhetoric are not just traits belonging to Ancient Rome. Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar will be on the road this summer and I look forward to visiting these fantastic venues”.
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Charlotte Bate will play Cassius. Charlotte’s previous theatre credits include: I Think We Are Alone (Frantic Assembly), On The Other Hand We’re Happy, Daughterhood, Dexter and Winter’s Detective Agency (Paines Plough / Theatre Royal Stratford East), The Rivals (The Watermill Theatre), Blackthorn (West Yorkshire Playhouse / Paines Plough), King Lear (The Orange Tree Theatre), Watership Down (Watermill Theatre), and Romeo and Juliet (Sheffield Crucible). Screen credits include: The Sandman (Netflix/ Warner Bros.), Casualty (BBC), White House Farm (NPX/ITV) and Electric Dreams (Channel 4/Amazon)
Omar Bynon will play Decius / Soothsayer. Omar’s previous theatre credits include: 2036: Pawn (Bush Theatre), Heartfelt, and Poets Manifesto (Theatre Royal Stratford East). Omar is a recipient of the Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund 2020.
Anna Crichlow will play Brutus. Anna recently performed at Shakespeare’s Globe in the 2021 Globe on Tour productions of As You Like It, The Tempest, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Other theatre credits include: The Last Noel (Attic Theatre Company / Arts at the Old Fire Station), The Worst Witch (Royal & Derngate), Confidence (Southwark Playhouse), Common (National Theatre), and Pride & Prejudice (Regents Park Open Air Theatre).
Amie Francis will play Calpurnia. Amie’s previous theatre credits include: Paradise (National Theatre). Screen credits include: Casualty, The Hour (BBC), Roadkill (The Forge Entertainment), and Save Me Too (World Productions).
Cash Holland will play Portia / Murellus. Cash has previously performed in Homos or Everyone in America (Finborough Theatre). Screen and Radio credits include: Out of her Mind (Stolen Pictures / BBC 2) and Between Two Places (Dora Productions / BBC Radio 4).
Jack Myers will play Caska / Octavius. Jack’s previous theatre credits include: South Downs (Chichester Festival Theatre), and Macbeth (Young Shakespeare Company). Screen credits include: Call The Midwife (BBC), White Lines, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix), and Breeders (Sky). Radio credits include: South Downs (Radio 4), Doctor Who: The Ultimate Evil (Big Finish). Jack will soon be seen in the upcoming Starz series Dangerous Liaisons and Apple TV series Masters of the Air.
Samuel Oatley will play Mark Antony. Sam has previously performed at Shakespeare’s Globe in Macbeth (2020) and covered for a variety of roles during the 2021/22 Summer and Winter season productions of The Merchant of Venice, Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night. Other theatre credits include: Any Means Necessary (Nottingham Playhouse), Richard III (York Theatre Royal / Nottingham Playhouse), King Lear (Theatre Royal Bath), and Incarcerator (Old Red Lion). Screen credits include: Strike: Troubled Blood, Strike: Lethal White (BBC / HBO Max), Doctor Who, Casualty, Taming of the Shrew, Small Axe (BBC), Man Down (Avalon), Witless (Objective Productions), Law and Order, Pickles, Bad Girls, Foyle’s War (ITV), Midsomer Murders (Bentley Productions), and Cursed (Netflix).
Dickon Tyrrell will play Julius Caesar. Dickon is one of the Globe’s Higher Education Consultants and a fellow of the RSA. Previous work for Shakespeare’s Globe includes: Macbeth (2020), The Merry Wives of Windsor, Bartholomew Fair (2019), Twelfth Night (2016), Measure for Measure, Othello, The Oresteia (2015), Julius Caesar, The Duchess of Malfi, The Knight of the Burning Pestle (2014), King Lear, Romeo and Juliet (2013), Hamlet (2012), Anne Boleyn, and Henry VIII (2010). Other theatre credits include: Anatomy of a Suicide, Harvest (The Royal Court), Labour of Love (Noel Coward Theatre), and The Merchant of Venice, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Richard II, Richard III, Julius Caesar, The Devil is an Ass (RSC).