Casting announced for The Midnight Gang

Full casting has been announced for David Walliams’s THE MIDNIGHT GANG, adapted by Bryony Lavery with music and lyrics by Joe Stilgoe, which premieres from 13 October – 3 November, directed by Dale Rooks.

Jennie Dale, currently playing ‘Parchester’ in Me and My Girl and known to a huge CBeebies’ TV audience as ‘Captain Captain’ in Swashbuckle, Shakespeare and The Snow Queen, plays the Matron. Dickon Gough makes his Chichester debut as the Porter; currently appearing in The Addams Family musical on UK tour, his credits also include The Pirates of Penzance at Regent’s Park. They are joined by Matthew Cavendish (Peter Pan Goes Wrong, The Play That Goes Wrong), as Dr Luppers, Marilyn Cutts (Funny Girl, Wicked, Fascinating Aida) as Nelly, Tim Mahendran (Spring Awakening) as Raj and Lucy Vandi (School of Rock, Guys and Dolls) as Tootsie.

Playing the children of ‘The Midnight Gang’ will be Rafi Essex, Cerys Hill, Fibian McKenzie, Cody Molko, Tumo Reetsang, Jasmine Sakyiama, Anjali Shah, Albie Stisted, Cooper Snow and Felix Warren.

Read more here about this inventive tale about a gang of children who each night escape from their hospital beds to make their dreams come true. It’s recommended for everyone aged 7 and upwards.

The Midnight Gang. Credit: Chichester Festival Theatre 13 October - 3 November.