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Cast announced for LAST EASTER by Bryony Lavery

5 March 2020


Dickie Beau, Jodie Jacobs, Claire Lams and Ellie Piercy will appear in the London premiere of Bryony Lavery’s Last Easter, directed by Tinuke Craig.

      

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A lighting designer, an actress, a prop maker and a drag singer go on a pilgrimage looking for a miracle.

Even when June, the lighting designer, is diagnosed with a devastating illness, the jokes don’t stop coming as a quartet of theatre friends career across France, glugging red wine, and hoping to find a miracle at Lourdes for June, a nonbeliever who thinks the only good thing about religion is the lighting.

They’ll soon discover that miracles come in many different forms. Last Easter is a funny, moving and provocative play about the true nature of friendship.

Dickie Beau last appeared at the Orange Tree in Sheppey. He recently appeared in Botticelli in the Fire at Hampstead Theatre and in the films Bohemian Rhapsody and Colette.

Jodie Jacobs recently appeared in Cinderella at Lyric Hammersmith and productions including Oliver!, Footloose, Legally Blonde, Sister Act, Cats, Rent, Evita and the original West End cast of Rock of Ages. She will be appearing in the Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! in the West End.

Claire Lams recently played the title role in Candida and was in The Lottery of Love at the OT. She appeared in One Man, Two Guvnors at the National Theatre, in the West End and on Broadway; and new plays The Phlebotomist, Paradise and Kiss Me at Hampstead Theatre. TV includes Humans and Call the Midwife.

Ellie Piercy appeared in The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd at the OT in 2014. Her other theatre credits include: As You Like It, Heresy of Love, Blue Stockings, All’s Well That Ends Well, Liberty, Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare's Globe. On TV she's appeared in Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, McMafia and Hanna.

Director Tinuke Craig recently directed Hamlet (National Theatre), Vassa (Almeida), The Colour Purple (Curve, winner of the WhatsOnStage Award for Best Regional Production), I Call My Brothers (Gate Theatre); and debbie tucker green’s random and generations (Chichester Festival Theatre) and dirty butterfly (Young Vic). 

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