Final casting has been announced for new West End comedy The Crown Jewels, opening at the Garrick Theatre next month.
Based on the true story of one of British history’s most audacious heist attempts, completing the cast of this raucous royal affair are Adonis Siddique as Wythe Edwards/Footman; Dedun Omole as Footman; Ryan Lane as William Smith/Footman; Kieran Brown as Footman and Emma Bown as Footman.
They join previously announced cast members Al Murray (Al Murray The Pub Landlord) as King Charles II, with West End star Carrie Hope Fletcher (Cinderella), Joe Thomas (The Inbetweeners), Mel Giedroyc (Company, The Great British Bake Off), Neil Morrissey (Men Behaving Badly, The Good Karma Hospital, Line of Duty), Aidan McArdle (Jane Eyre, Mr Selfridge) and Tanvi Virmani (Life of Pi).
The Crown Jewels is written by award-winning TV and stage writer Simon Nye (Men Behaving Badly, The Durrells) and is directed by multi Olivier Award winner Sean Foley (The Upstart Crow, Idiots Assemble: Spitting Image The Musical).
Following its run at the Garrick Theatre in London, the show plans to tour the UK, including The Lowry Salford from 18 to 23 September, the Marlowe Theatre Canterbury from 25 to 30 September, and the New Theatre Cardiff from 2 to 7 October, and with more dates to follow.
The Crown Jewels is playing at the Garrick Theatre from 7 July to 16 September 2023.