Cast and Creatives

Nicholas Armfield _2024_c_ the artist_360865
Demetrius Nicholas Armfield

RSC includes: Richard III, Imperium Parts I and II 

Theatre includes: Operation Epsilon (Southwark Playhouse), The Misandrist (Arcola); Pilgrims (Orange Tree); A Rabbit Climbed a Ladder to the Moon (The Place); and Artist Descending a Staircase (King’s Head).  

Television includes: Doctors (BBC)  

Film includes: Phaedra 

Radio includes: Camberwell Green, Dedication, The Story of the Lost Child, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and In Search of Lost Time (BBCR4); and Sense and Sensibility (Audible). 

 Trained at: Guildhall School of Music and Drama 

Mathew Baynton_2024_c_ the artist_360863
Bottom Mathew Baynton

This is Mathew's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: Holes, Horrible Histories: BBC proms 2011, Office Party, Loot 

Television includes: A Good Girl's Guide To Murder, Murder Is Easy, Ghosts, Vanity Fair, The Split, Quacks, Inside No. 9, You, Me and the Apocalypse, Yonderland, The Wrong Mans, Peep Show, Horrible Histories, Gavin and Stacey 

Film includes: Wonka, Bill, The Falling, Telstar 







Emily Cundick_2024_c_ the artist_363701
Snout Emily Cundick

This is Emily's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: As You Like It (Orange Tree), The Players of Dideudoné (Hideout Theatre Company), Who Cares and Hamlet (Guildford School of Acting); Artificial (Split Note Theatre at Edinburgh Fringe). 

Television includes: Doc Martin


Bally Gill_2024_c_ the artist_360860
Oberon / Theseus Bally Gill

RSC includes: Romeo & Juliet; Macbeth; Coriolanus; Salome; Vice Versa; Always Orange; Fall of the Kingdom, Rise of the Foot Soldier  

Theatre includes: When the Crows Visit (Kiln Theatre); The Island Nation (Arcola Theatre);  

Television includes: Interview with the Vampire S2 (AMC); Under the Bridge (Disney); Sherwood (BBC); Slow Horses (Apple/See Saw Films); This is Going to Hurt (BBC); The Lazarus Project (Sky); Manhunt (ITV1); Around the World in Eighty Days (Federation Entertainment); Wanderlust (BBC); NW (BBC). 

Film includes: Allelujah (Pathe/BBC); Bus Driver (Batavia Productions). 

Trained at: Rose Bruford College. 

Bally won the 2018 Ian Charleson Award for his portrayal of Romeo in the Royal Shakespeare Company's Romeo and Juliet. 


Esme Hough_2024_c_ the artist_363702
Cobweb Esme Hough

This is Esme's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: Sima (Drayton Arms Theatre), Graceland (National Theatre Studio), Days in Quarantine (The White Bear), The Seagull, Twelfth Night (Drama Centre London) 

Ryan Hutton_2024_c_ the artist_360867
Lysander Ryan Hutton

This is Ryan's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: Only Fools and Horses the Musical (West End), Black Star (Arcola)

Film includes: Pragma (Silver Rose Productions)

Trained at: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts

Ryan is a theatre maker and joint director of Bag of Beard, for which he directed Renaissance Men (Old Red Lion Theatre, Square Chapel Halifax & 53Two), jointly directed Buried (Seven Dials Playhouse & Old Red Lion Theatre) and was Associate Director for Cratchit (Park Theatre).


Charlotte Jaconelli
Peaseblossom Charlotte Jaconelli

RSC includes: The Boy in the Dress 

Theatre includes: Sunset Boulevard (Savoy Theatre/The Jamie Lloyd Company); Assassins (Chichester Festival Theatre); The Wizard of Oz (Curve Leicester); Into the Woods (Theatre Royal Bath); Sweet Charity (Donmar Warehouse); Heathers the Musical (Original West End Cast); She Loves Me (Landor Theatre/Offie Awards Nomination for Best Female) 

Television and film includes: Call the Midwife Season 11 (BBC); Britain’s Got Talent (Runner-up 2012); This Morning (ITV); Songs of Praise (BBC); Red or Black (ITV); Comic Relief (BBC); Jonathan & Charlotte the Documentary (ITV); The Military Awards (ITV); The Morning Show (QVC); Breast Cancer Care (QVC); Alan Titchmarsh (ITV) 

Workshops: The Witches (National Theatre) 

Recordings: Heathers the Musical (Original West End Cast Recording); The Boy in the Dress (Original Cast Recording); Solitaire (Sony Classical, Debut Solo Album); Perhaps Love - Jonathan & Charlotte (Sony Classical); Together - Jonathan & Charlotte (SYCO Music - UK & USA Top 5); Her Majesty’s Royal Marines 350 Anniversary Album (Sony Classical)  

Concerts include: An Evening with Charlotte Jaconelli (54 Below NYC); Jonathan & Charlotte ‘Together’ (UK Tour); G4 Reunion ‘Guest Artist’ (UK Tour); Paul Potts ‘Guest Artist’ (UK Tour); Christmas with the Salvation Army; Songs of Praise at Christmas (The Royal Albert Hall); Lytham Proms (Lytham Festival); RAF Anthems in the Park (RAF Cromwell); SEA Gala awards (Vienna, Austria)  

Trained at: ArtsEd  

Laurie Jamieson_2024_c_ the artist_363703
Snug Laurie Jamieson

This is Laurie's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: The Great Gatsby, Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chester Storyhouse), One Man Two Guvnors, A Christmas Carol (Bolton Octagon), 71 Coltman Street, Romeo and Juliet (Hull Truck). The Canary and the Crow, Mercury Fur, Weekend Rockstars (Middle Child), The Last of the Pelican Daughters (The Wardrobe Ensemble/Complicité), Joan of Leeds (Breach Theatre), Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs (Southwark Playhouse),  A Christmas Carol (Bolton Octagon), Thor and Loki, House of Blakewell (High Tide and Tour), Dyl (Old Red Lion), Operation Black Antler (Blast Theory/Hydrocracker). Red Wolf (The Vaults), Prince Charming's Xmas Cracker, Treasure Island, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella (Hull Truck), Arabian Nights (London Bubble), Hollow (Bikeshed Theatre). 

Television includes: Call the Midwife, Christmas Special (BBC), Manhunt (ITV). 



Neil McCaul_2024_c_ the artist_363704
Egeus Neil McCaul

This is Neil's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: Rosenbaum’s Rescue and The Other Place (The Park Theatre), Fatherland (Lyric Hammersmith/ Manchester Royal Exchange). Touring with Prospect Theatre, the Oxford Playhouse and The Old Vic company.  He also toured the UK with the English Touring Theatre in Romeo & Juliet in 2003, and in 2007 in My Fair Lady in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur for Bronowski Productions. He returned to Singapore in 2012 for Twelfth Night for The Singapore Repertory Theatre.  Guys and Dolls (National Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre and Savoy Theatre), Sweeney Todd (Watermill Theatre and Bristol Old Vic), Privates on Parade, The Rocky Horror Show, Appearances, Trafford Tanzi, Windy City, The Baker’s Wife, Spin of the Wheel, June Moon, Sylvia, Chicago, Calendar Girls (West End), The Boy Friend (Regent’s Park), Oedipus (National Theatre), Fings Ain’t Wot They Used Ter Be (Union Theatre), Little Voice (Hull Truck), A Round-Heeled Woman (Riverside Studios/Aldwych), The Drawer Boy, A Life (Finborough Theatre), The Signalman’s Apprentice (Oxford Playhouse), Spend, Spend, Spend (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Spin (The White Bear Theatre and BAC), Mr England, Accomplices (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), Brighton Rock (Almedia Theatre), Flying Under Bridges (Palace Theatre, Watford)

TV includes: Take Me Home, Into The Fire, Up The Graden Path, Time After Time, Class Act, Where The heart Is, Crossroads, 55 Degrees North, Minder, Eastenders, Casualty, Holby City, The Bill, Doctors, People Like Us, Foyle’s War, Midsomer Murders, Benidorm, Father Ted.

Trained at: LAMDA.

Helen Monks_2023_c_ the artist_361666
Peter Quince Helen Monks

This is Helen's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: The Upstart Crow (West End), Playfight (reading) (Finborough Theatre), The Noises (Liam McLaughlin Productions), No One Will Tell Me How To Start a Revolution (Hampstead Theatre), Dolly Wants To Die (Underbelly Festival), E15 (FYSA Theatr), Denmark Hill, Unknown Male (Birmingham Rep), Pussyfooting (Sleepy Wells Productions), Hamlet (The Television Workshop), Henceforward (Worcester Swan Theatre) 

TV includes: This England, Jerk Series 2, Maxxx, Hold The |Sunset Series 2, Upstart Crow (3 Series), Inside No 9 Series 4, Election Spy, Maxxx Blap, Genius, Taboo, Count Arthur Strong Series 3, Raised by Wolves (2 series), Holby City, The Last Kingdom, Raised by Wolves (pilot) 

Film includes: Bridget Jones’ Baby 

Radio includes: China Towns,  Thin Ice, Falco, The Solver Pigs, Upside Down and Back to Front, The Archers (BBC Radio 4), Relocation (BBC Radio Wales), Jeffison 37 (BBC Radio 7) 

Michael Olatunji
Moth Michael Olatunji

This is Michael's RSC debut season.

Theatre whilst training includes: Blue/Orange, Amadeus, Enron , Pass Over (Cambridge University), The Crucible (Eton College) 

Trained at: Cambridge University, Eton College 



Adrian Richards_2024_c_ the artist_363700
Philostrate Adrian Richards

This is Adrian's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: Noises Off! (Garrick Theatre, West End), The Actor’s Nightmare (Park Theatre), Eden (Hampstead Theatre), Der Rosenkavalier (Glyndebourne), The Winter's Tale (National Theatre), Macbeth (National Theatre), Don Juan in Soho (Wyndham's Theatre, West End), Wild Honey (Hampstead Theatre), The Suicide (National Theatre), Die Entführung Aus dem Serail (Glyndebourne), Advice For The Young At Heart (Theatre Centre). 

TV includes: Doctors (BBC) 

Voice work includes: Baldur's Gate 3 

Trained at: the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Boadicea Ricketts_2024_c_ the artist_360861
Helena Boadicea Ricketts

This is Boadicea's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: Owners (Jermyn Street Theatre), Biscuits for Breakfast (Hampstead Theatre), Addictive Beat (Boundless Theatre), She Ventures & He Wins (Young Vic), Bartholomew Fair (Sam Wanamaker), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare’s Globe); Thor and Loki (Assembly Roxy Theatre); Tonight at 8:30 (Jermyn Street) and East (King’s Head 

TV includes: Call the Midwife, Grantchester, Unprecedented: Going Forward.  

Film includes: Rose 

Trained at: The Royal Central School Of Speech & Drama / The BRIT School 



Sirine Saba
Titania / Hippolyta Sirine Saba

RSC includes: Beauty and the Beast, Midnight's Children, The Tempest, The Winter’s Tale, Pericles, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Tales from Ovid, A Warwickshire Testimony 

Theatre includes: Word Play, Goats, The Crossing Plays and Fireworks (Royal Court); Phaedra, Another World, Nation, Sparkleshark (National); Britannicus (Lyric Hammersmith); Romeo and Juliet, The Winter's Tale, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, Holy Warriors (Shakespeare’s Globe); Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere, Tales From Ovid (Young Vic); The Haystack, Botticelli in the Fire, The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism With a Key to the Scriptures (Hampstead); Wife (Kiln); The Invisible (Bush); The Winter’s Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, HMS Pinafore (Regent's Park), Next Fall (Southwark Playhouse), Scorched (Old Vic); Testing the Echo (Out of Joint and Tricycle); Baghdad Wedding (Soho); Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Bristol Old Vic) 

Television includes: Beyond Paradise, Midsomer Murders, Doctor Who, Holby City, Cleaning Up, Why it's Kicking off Everywhere, EastEnders, Unforgotten, Silent Witness, I am Slave.  

Film includes: The Black Forest, Maestro, Exhibition, Death of the Revolution. 

Sirine has also recorded a large variety of work for BBC Radio 3, Radio 4 and Audible.  




Rosie Sheehy_2024_c_ the artist_360866
Puck Rosie Sheehy

RSC includes: King John, All’s Well That Ends Well and Richard III 

Theatre includes: Machinal (Theatre Royal Bath), Romeo and Juliet (The National Theatre), Oleanna (Bath Theatre Royal & The Arts Theatre West End), Anna X (The Vaults),The Wolves (Theatre Royal Stratford East),The Whale (Theatre Royal Bath), Uncle Vanya (Theatre Clwyd/Sheffield Theatres), Escape the Scaffold (Theatre 503), Strife (Chichester Festival Theatre), Bird (Royal Exchange Manchester), The Hairy Ape (The Old Vic) and Chicken (Paines Plough) 

Film includes: A Violent Man  

Television includes: The Red King, The Steeltown Murders, Call The Midwife, Wild Bill, Chernobyl, DCI Banks  


Dawn Sievewright_2024_c_ the artist_360862
Hermia Dawn Sievewright

This is Dawn's RSC debut season 

Theatre includes: No Love Songs (Dundee Rep & Traverse Theatre), The Welkin (National Theatre), Twelfth Night (Edinburgh Lyceum & Bristol Old Vic), My Left, Right Foot (Assembly, Roxy, Birds of Paradise), Pinocchio (National Theatre), Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour (Duke of York’s Theatre, National Theatre, & NTS), Glasgow Girls (NTS, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East), The A-Z of Mrs P (Southwark Playhouse), Quadrophenia (UK Tour), Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre).  

TV includes: Shetland (BBC1), Andor (Disney +).

Mitesh Soni
Flute Mitesh Soni

RSC includes: A Christmas Carol 

Theatre includes: The Play What I Wrote (Birmingham Rep/UK Tour), Oliver Twist (Leeds Playhouse), Jack And The Beanstalk (Oldham Coliseum), Twelfth Night, Henry V, The Borrowers (Chester, Storyhouse), Cinderella (Oldham Coliseum), The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, Swallows & Amazons (Chester, Storyhouse), The Big Corner, East Is East,  Hamlet (Octagon, Bolton), A Christmas Carol (Hull Truck), Combustion (Arcola Theatre/Tara UK Tour), Home Truths (Bunker Theatre/Cardboard Citz), Rudolf (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Paradise of The Assassins (Tara Arts), Coming Up (Watford Palace), Macbeth (Tara Arts/UK Tour), Romeo & Juliet (National Theatre), The Good Person of Sichuan (Colchester), Arabian Nights (Manchester Library Theatre), This Place Means (Greenwich), The Firework Maker’s Daughter (Theatre by the Lake, Keswick), The Rise & Fall of Little Voice (Dukes, Lancaster), Peter Pan (New Vic Stoke), Rafta Rafta (Octagon Bolton/New Vic Stoke), The Jungle Book (Birmingham Stage Company UK Tour), Cloud Pictures (Polka Theatre); Mercury Fur (Goldsmiths); Lord of the Flies (Pilot Theatre UK tour); Meteorite (Hampstead Theatre); Cloud 9 (Queen Mother Theatre), Blood Wedding (Edinburgh Festival) 

Television includes: Juice, Hollyoaks, Eastenders, Ted’s Top Ten, Silent Witness, The Pact, The Agency, Run, Threesome and The Canterbury Tales  

Film includes: A Christmas No1, Medusa Deluxe, Mughal Mowgli, Rise of The Footsolider 2, Syriana, Ghost of Life, Nine Lives London, Alpha Mayall and Lost Night. 

Trained at: the Guildford School of Acting 

Premi Tamang_2023_c_ the artist_349546
Starveling Premi Tamang

RSC includes: The Empress 

Theatre includes: Macbeth, An Inspector Calls, Passenger (Box Clever)  

Theatre whilst training includes: Tempest, Blood Wedding  

Trained: Royal Central School Of Speech and Drama

Tom Xander_2024_c_ the artist_363706
Mustardseed Tom Xander

This is Tom's RSC debut season.

Theatre includes: The Book Of Mormon (Prince Of Wales Theatre). 

Film and television includes: Seneca: On The Creation Of Earthquakes (Filmgalerie 451); Jolt (Amazon Prime Video); The Larkins (ITV), Holby City (BBC).  

Other: Out The Box (National Theatre); Magic At The Musicals (Royal Albert Hall); The Show Must Go On: Live! (Palace Theatre and Sky Arts); Yarico (Workshop).

  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre


    30 Jan - 30 Mar 2024 Book Tickets
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Next performance:

30 January, 7:15PM

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