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Full cast announced for Tom Holland-led ‘Romeo & Juliet’ | London Theatre



Francesca Amewudah-Rivers will make her West End debut alongside Tom Holland in Jamie Lloyd’s production of Romeo & Juliet at the Duke of York’s Theatre.

The full cast has been announced for Jamie Lloyd’s production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, starring Tom Holland. The play will open at the Duke of York’s Theatre on 11 May.

Tom Holland, who will play Romeo, is joined by Francesca Amewudah-Rivers as Juliet. Freema Agyeman (Nurse), Michael Balogun (Friar), Tomiwa Edun (Capulet), Mia Jerome (Montague), Daniel Quinn-Toye (Paris), Ray Sesay (Tybalt), Nima Taleghani (Benvolio), Joshua-Alexander Williams (Mercutio), and Callum Heinrich and Kody Mortimer (Camera Operators) complete the cast.

Tom Holland said, “Beyond excited to announce our cast for Romeo and Juliet. I can’t wait to get started and I know we’ll create something really special together.”

Francesca Amewudah-Rivers said, “I’m so grateful to be making my West End debut as Juliet with The Jamie Lloyd Company. It’s a dream to be joining this team of incredible artists with Jamie at the helm. I’m excited to bring a fresh energy to this story alongside Tom, and to welcome new audiences to the theatre.”

Jamie Lloyd added, “I’m very excited to introduce the amazing cast who will be joining the incredible Tom Holland in Romeo & Juliet, including Francesca Amewudah-Rivers — an exceptional young artist.”

The creative team includes Nima Taleghani (text editor), Soutra Gilmour (set and costume designer), Jon Clark (lighting designer), Ben and Max Ringham (sound designers), Nathan Amzi and Joe Ransom (video design and cinematography), Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante (composer), Sarah Golding and Yukiko Masui (SAY) (movement directors), Ingrid Mackinnon (intimacy coordinator).

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Photo credit: Francesca Amewudah-Rivers and Tom Holland. (Photo by Johan Persson & Isaac Anthony)

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