Cast and Creatives

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Anna of Cleves Rosanna Adams

This is Rosanna's professional debut

Trained: Oxford School of Drama

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Christophe Paul Adeyefa

This is Paul's RSC debut season

Theatre includes: Women Beware Women (The Globe); A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Bridge Theatre); The Dark Room (Theatre 503); The Window/Blank Pages (Pleasance Theatre/Mingled Yarn); Result (Sketty); Henry VI: Play of Thrones (Union Theatre); The Duchess of Malfi (The Dryden Society); Doctor Faustus (The Marlowe Society); Angels in America – Part One – Millennium; A Streetcar Named Desire (CUADC)

Television includes: Bancroft, The Bay, A Scottish Soldier, Good Omens, Ransom, DCI Banks, Cucumber

Film includes: Chubby Funny

Nicholas Boulton
Duke of Suffolk Nicholas Boulton

Previous RSC includes: Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies, Henry V, Imperium

Theatre includes: The Queen of Leenane (Hull Truck/Queen's Theatre Hornchurch); The Prince and the Pauper (Unicorn Theatre); Private Lives, Restoration, Hysteria, The Double Inconstancy, An Ideal Husband (Salisbury Playhouse Theatre); Mirandolina (Royal Exchange Theatre); The Taming of the Shrew (National Tour); A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, Platonov (Almeida); M. Butterfly (Singapore Repertory Theatre); She Stoops to Conquer (Exeter Northcott Theatre); After the Rain (The Gate Theatre); Arcadia (Haymarket Theatre); Antonio’s Revenge (Chelsea Arts Centre)

Television includes: Cursed, Benidorm, Casualty, Midsomer Murders, Hustle, Doctors, Doc Martin, Jonathan Creek, Atilla - Warriors, Doctor Who, Firma, Broken News, Heartbeat, Life Begins, The Infinite World of HG Wells, Sword of Honour, Wonderful You, Kavanagh QC

Film includes: Queen Maria of Romania, Seven, 6 Days, Abominable Snowman, Deadly Descent, Arn: the Knight Templar, The Kovak Box, Topsy-Turvy, Shakespeare in Love

Radio includes: Sword of Honour, Antony and Cleopatra, The Seagull, King Lear

Aurora Burghart
Elizabeth Seymour Aurora Burghart

This is Aurora's RSC debut season

Trained: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)

Television includes: The Stranger, October Faction, There She Goes

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Gregory Cromwell Terique Jarrett

This is Terique's RSC debut season

Theatre includes: Our Town (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre); The Winter's Tale (National); Motown the Musical (Shaftesbury Theatre)

Television includes: Moon Night, Find Me in Paris

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Rafe Sadler Jordan Kouamé

This is Jordan's RSC debut season

Trained: RADA

Theatre includes: Common (National Theatre)


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Thomas Wriothesley Geoffrey Lumb

Previous RSC roles include: A Midsummer Night's Dream, King John, Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, The Comedy of Errors, The American Pilot, The Taming of the Shrew, Vice Versa, Coriolanus, Troilus and Cressida 

Trained: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Theatre includes:
 Tartuffe (National Theatre); This House (National Theatre tour); King Charles III (UK tour and Sydney, Australia); Much Ado About Nothing (Tobacco Factory/Wilton's; Lamb Players); Macbeth, Twelfth Night (Filter Theatre Company); Prophesy, Macbeth (Baz Theatre Productions); Chekhov in Hell (Soho Theatre/Drum Plymouth); Romeo and Juliet (US Tour); His Dark Materials (Birmingham Rep/West Yorkshire Playhouse); Rendition Monologues (Bridewell Theatre/Queen Elizabeth Hall); The Changeling, Twelfth Night (ETT); Hansel & Gretel (Northampton Theatre Royal)

Television includes: Holby City, Vera, 24: Live Another Day, Doctors, Hollyoaks, Luther, Europe’s Secret Armies

Film includes:
Paddington 2

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Jane Seymour Olivia Marcus

This is Olivia's RSC debut season

Theatre includes: Everything Must Go (R&D - These Girls Theatre); The Wolf of Wall Street (Hartshorn-Hook Productions); Predrinks/Afterparty (Mack and Salt); Lord of the Flies (Theatr Clwyd/Sherman Theatre); Nobody (Theatre Uncut: Cardiff)

Television and radio includes: Stath Lets Flats, Kate & Koji, Arden of Faversham

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Thomas Cromwell Ben Miles

Previous RSC includes: The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies (Tony Award nomination)

Theatre includes: The Lehman Trilogy (Park Avenue Armory, New York and West End); Sunset at the Villa Thalia, The Cherry Orchard, The London Cuckolds, Mary Stuart, Macbeth, Trelawny of the Wells, Fuente Ovejuna (National Theatre); Love Love Love, My Child (Royal Court Theatre); Measure for Measure, The Tower (Almeida Theatre); The Norman Conquests (Broadway); Richard II (Old Vic); Hand in Hand to the Promised Land (Hampstead Theatre); The Miser (Chichester Festival Theatre); The Winter’s Tale (Young Vic); The Tempest, Betrayal (Harold Pinter Theatre)
Television includes: The Trial of Christine Keeler, The Capture, Devils, The Romanoffs, The Last Post, The Crown, The Hollow Crown, The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher, Zen, The Promise, Trial and Retribution, Sea of Souls, After Thomas, Under the Greenwood Tree, Mr Harvey Lights a Candle, A Thing Called Love, Prime Suspect, The Forsythe Saga, Cold Feet
Film includes: Red Joan, The Catcher was a Spy, Woman in Gold, Five Years, Ninja Assassin, Speed Racer, V for Vendetta, Imagine Me and You


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Henry VIII Nathaniel Parker

Previous RSC includes: Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies (Olivier Award winner - Supporting Actor), A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Storm, Every Man in his Humour, The Winter's Tale, Richard IIThe Rover

Theatre includes: An Ideal Husband (Vaudeville); This House (Garrick); The Audience (Gielgud); Quartermaine's Terms (UK Tour); Speed the Plow (Duke Of York's); 50 Revolutions (Oxford Stage Company); The Merchant of Venice (Phoenix & Broadway); Romeo and Juliet (Young Vic)

Television includes: The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Of Kings and Prophets, The Outcast, Me and Mrs Jones, Still Life, Merlin, Injustice, A Confession, Grantchester, Lewis, Land Girls, Hotel Babylon, A Class Apart, Nuremberg, Bleak House, Pretending to be Judith, Trust, McCallum, Vanity Fair, Far from the Madding Crowd, Death on Everest, David, Wizards, A Village Affair, Dangerous Games, Heroes, The Black Candle, Without Walls, The Vision Thing, Awayday, Look at it this Way, Absolute Hell, Poirot, Never Come Back, Inspector Morse, Piece Of CakeLa Templanza, Scott FreeThe Beast Must Die

Film includes: Swimming With Men, Ophelia, Swords & Sceptres, The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader, Miss Irena's Children, The Perfect Host, Malice in Wonderland, Flawless, Stardust, Fade to Black , Annabel Lee (also Producer), Haunted Mansion, Lover's Prayer, Beverly Hills Ninja, Othello, Unsigned, The Bodyguard, Indian Warrior, Wide Sargasso Sea, Hamlet, War Requiem, The Last Duel

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Eustache Chapuys Matthew Pidgeon

Previous RSC roles include: Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies, Salomé

Theatre includesBitter Wheat (Garrick); Local Hero (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh); This House (National Theatre/ Chichester/ Garrick/ UK tour); The James Plays (National Theatre of Scotland, UK and world tour); Edward II (National Theatre); Midsummer (Traverse Theatre, UK and world tour); Much Ado About Nothing, The Mysteries (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Wonderful World of Dissocia, Realism, Caledonia (National Theatre of Scotland); The Lying Kind (Royal Court)

Television includes: Life After Life, Crime, Casualty, Fiona’s Story, Holby City, Rockface, Taggart

Film includes: Daphne, A Shot at Glory, State and Main, The Winslow Boy

Giles Taylor
Archbishop Cranmer Giles Taylor

Previous RSC includes: The Merchant of Venice, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Bring Up the Bodies, Talk of the City, Wolf Hall, Twelfth Night, A Christmas Carol

Theatre includes: Witness for the Prosecution (West End); Wonderland (Nottingham/Northern Stage); Shakespeare in Love (UK tour); King Charles III (UK tour & Sydney); This House (National Theatre/West End/Chichester Festival Theatre); An Ideal Husband, The Way of the World, The Music Man (Chichester Festival Theatre); After The Dance (National Theatre); Travesties, The Importance of Being Earnest (Birmingham Rep); The Wizard of Oz, The Secret Garden (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Birmingham Rep); Blithe Spirit (Nottingham Playhouse); Waste (Almeida Theatre); Othello, Relative Values (Salisbury Playhouse); Longitude (Greenwich Theatre); The Duchess of Malfi (New Victoria, Stoke); Macbeth, Lady Be Good, Twelfth Night, Cymbeline, HMS Pinafore, Much Ado About Nothing, The Pirates of Penzance, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre); Neville’s Island, Dreams from a Summer House (Watermill Theatre, Newbury); Whenever (Stephen Joseph, Scarborough); Summer Lightning, Dangerous Corner (Royal Theatre, Northampton)

Television and film includes: Tom and Viv, Orlando, Victoria, The Musketeers, Mr Selfridge, Foyle’s War, Stuart: A Life Backwards, Stephen Poliakoff's Friends and Crocodiles, Sentenced, Karaoke, Wycliffe, Lindsay Anderson's Is That All There Is?, Scarlet and Black, The Princess Switch

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Kingston Tony Turner

This is Tony's RSC debut season

Theatre includes: The Visit, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (National Theatre); This House (Chichester and UK tour; Garrick Theatre); Ink (Almeida Theatre/Duke of York’s Theatre); The Damned United (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The School for Scheming (Orange Tree Theatre); Journey’s End (Duke of York’s Theatre/UK Tour); Personal Enemy (Brits off Broadway)

Television includes: Quiz, Delicious, Doctors, WPC 56, Call the Midwife, Downtown Abbey, Loving Miss Hatto, Holby City, Silk 

Radio includes: The Trial of the Well of LonelinessThe Archers

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Richard Riche Leo Wan

Previous RSC includes: As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew

Theatre includes: Miss Julie (Storyhouse); The Great Wave (The National); Shakespeare Within the Abbey, Sonnet Walks (Shakespeare’s Globe); Forgotten 遗忘, Tamburlaine (Arcola Theatre); The Spanish Tragedy (Old Red Lion); Das Ding, The Rover (New Diorama Theatre); Jekyll & Hyde (Southwark Playhouse)

Television includes: Crashing

Radio includes: Death at the AirportLights! Camera! Kidnap!Prime CutTracksLook Who’s BackThe Periodic TableMemsahib Emma

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Duke of Norfolk Nicholas Woodeson

Previous RSC includes: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Henry V, King John, Macbeth, The Homecoming, Twelfth Night

Theatre includes: The Visit, Rocket to the Moon (National Theatre); The Pope, Death of a Salesman (Royal & Derngate); The Room (Harold Pinter Theatre); The Audience, An Inspector Calls (West End); Twelfth Night (Everyman Theatre); Chariots of Fire (Hampstead Theatre/West End); Von Ribbentrop’s Watch (Watford Palace Theatre); Mary Stuart (Broadway); Moonlight & Magnolias (Tricycle Theatre); The Birthday Party (Lyric Hammersmith)

Television includes: Quiz, Baptiste, Taboo, Will, Delicious, Holby City, The Living and the Dead, Friday Night Dinner, Letters From Baghdad, The Eichmann Show, George Gently, Mapp and Lucia, New Tricks, The Honourable Woman, Poirot, The Assets, Borgia, Moonfleet, The Escape Artist, Ripper Street, Silk, Shameless, Loving Miss Hatto, Borgen, Foyle’s War, Doc Martin, 11th Hour, Rome

Film includes: Firebird, Jarhead 4, The Hustle, Disobedience, Beirut, The Death of Stalin, Paddington 2, Limehouse Golem, Race, The Danish Girl, Mr Turner, Skyfall, Hannah Arendt, Hysteria, John Carter, Pope Joan, Conspiracy

Further casting for The Mirror and the Light will be announced soon.