BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Rupert Everett will star in John Mortimer’s celebrated autobiographical play A Voyage Round My Father.
Richmond Theatre 10-14 October 2023
John Mortimer was a novelist, playwright and a barrister in his own right, renowned for his political dramas and creator of Rumpole of The Bailey.
Rupert Everett’s leading roles have included the multi award-winning film My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband, Dance With A Stranger and The Happy Prince. His stage roles have included Blithe Spirit on Broadway, Pygmalion and The Judas Kiss in the West End and Uncle Vanya in the Theatre Royal Bath Summer Season.
Julian Wadham starred with Rupert Everett and Kenneth Branagh in the original West End production of Another Country. The cast also includes Eleanor David (Topsy Turvy, The Borgias), Jack Bardoe (Belgravia, Screw), Allegra Marland (The Crown), John Dougall (Tommies, The War of the Roses) and Heather Bleasdale (Vera, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) with Richard Hodder, Calum Finlay and Zena Carswell.
The world class artistic team for A Voyage Round My Father will include former Director of the National Theatre, the multi-award-winning film, television, opera and theatre Director Richard Eyre, alongside Olivier® and Tony® Award-winning creatives Bob Crowley (Designer) and Hugh Vanstone (Lighting Designer).
Further casting and creative team to be announced.