Production images are in for the Donmar Warehouse’s world premiere production of Trouble in Butetown written by award-winning writer Diana Nneka Atuona (Liberian Girl).
Directed by Tinuke Craig (Jitney, The Color Purple), Trouble in Butetown is now playing at the Donmar Warehouse, until 25 March 2023.
A talented cast includes Sarah Parish as Gwyneth, Samuel Adewunmi as Nate, Rita Bernard-Shaw as Connie, Ifan Huw Dafydd as Patsy, Zaqi Ismail as Dullah, Gareth Kennerley as Detective Hughes, Bethan Mary-James as Peggy, and Zephryn Taitte as Norman.
The play won the Theatre Royal Haymarket Writers Award and the George Devine Award, and is centred on the illegal boarding house in Butetown, Cardiff of Gwyneth Mbanefo, who toils tirelessly to keep afloat.
Trouble in Butetown is designed by Peter McKintosh, with lighting design by Oliver Fenwick, sound design by Emma Laxton, composed by Clement Ishmael, movement director – Ingrid Mackinnon, fight direction by Kev McCurdy and casting by Anna Cooper CDG.