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The company of The Other Boleyn Girl are now in rehearsals for the opening production of Festival 2024: treachery and intrigue at the Tudor court awaits…

Based on Philippa Gregory’s internationally best-selling novel, The Other Boleyn Girl is a racy and riveting drama of events through the eyes of women at the heart of English history. Written by Mike Poulton and directed by Lucy Bailey, this world premiere runs from 19 April – 11 May.

The full company is: James Atherton (Sanditon, Hollyoaks) as Henry VIII, Osa Audu (recent RADA graduate) as Harry Percy, Oscar Batterham (Noises Off, Richard III) as William Stafford, James Corrigan (Jack Absolute Flies Again NT, This England) as George Boleyn, Jacob Ifan (Cuffs, A Discovery of Witches) as William Carey, Kemi-Bo Jacobs (The Ocean at the End of the Lane NT/West End, The Winter’s Tale RSC) as Queen Katherine, Ben Jones (Doctors, Murder in Provence) as Thomas Boleyn, Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, The Tempest RSC) as Lady Elizabeth, Rosalind Lailey (Twelfth Night, The Railway Children) as Jane Seymour, Nitai Levi (Rent, The Band’s Visit) as Mark Smeaton, Peter Losasso (Mrs Warren’s Profession, Twelfth Night) as Francis Weston, Freya Mavor (Industry, Skins) as Anne Boleyn, Lily Nichol (Imperium RSC, Maternal) as Jane Parker, Lucy Phelps (Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare’s Globe, Measure for Measure RSC) as Mary Boleyn, Roger Ringrose (Witness for the Prosecution, Stan & Ollie) as Wolsey/Cromwell and Andrew Woodall (South Downs/The Browning Version, Fracked! CFT) as the Duke of Norfolk; with Chris Green (musician and musical director) and Sarah Harrison (musician).

Head here to read more about this gripping story, view the full rehearsal gallery and book your tickets.