Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre revive their sellout 2013 production of To Kill A Mockingbird.
THIS PRODUCTION HAS NOW CLOSED.
The Open Air Theatre’s 2013 production of To Kill A Mockingbird has been revived and is playing at the Barbican theatre from 24 June 2015 until 25 July 2015 with Robert Sean Leonard playing Atticus Finch.-
Following an acclaimed, sellout season in 2013, the Open Air Theatre’s production of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic returns to Regent’s Park this summer.
Adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel, the play has become the venue’s most successful ever production with acclaim from the critics and packed houses every night.
The production is directed by Timothy Sheader.
Set in America’s Deep South in the 1930s, To Kill A Mockingbird is a tale of racial injustice enveloping a small town community. A black man, Tom Robinson, is accused of raping a white woman. With courage and compassion, lawyer Atticus Finch seeks the truth, and his daughter, Scout – a young girl on the cusp of adulthood – brings new hope to a neighbourhood in turmoil.
Daniel Betts (Skylight, RSC, Sweet Bird of Youth, The King’s Speech) has been cast as Atticus Finch, alongside Zackary Momoh as Tom Robinson, Christopher Akrill as Boo Radley and Phil King.
Full casting includes Geoff Aymer (Reverend Sykes), Victoria Bewick (Mayella Ewell), David Carlyle (Nathan Radley/Mr Gilmer), Natalie Grady (Miss Maudie Atkinson), Jamie Kenna (Heck Tate), Susan Lawson Reynolds (Calpurnia) and Christopher Saul (Mrs Walter Cunningham/Judge Taylor). Jemima Bennett, Ava Potter and Rosie Boore with share the role of Scout whilst Harry Bennett, Arthur Franks and Billy Price will share the role of Jem. The role of Dill Harris will be shared by Leo Heller, Connor Brundish and Milo Panni.