28 July 2021

We’ve thrilled to announce the new cast of Ophelia Thinks Harder, our first full production at the Bridewell Theatre for 18 months!

The show, a riotous reworking of Shakespeare's Hamlet from a feminist perspective, was supposed to be performed back in April 2020, but world events got in the way and the show was postponed, until now.

Unfortunately, some of the original company were unable to perform on the rescheduled dates, so we’re delighted to welcome six new cast members to the team.

The Ophelia Thinks Harder production team would like to thank everyone who took the time to audition. The standard was extremely high and the production team had some difficult casting decisions to make.

We’re delighted to announce the cast of Ophelia Thinks Harder:

OPHELIA | Natalie Harding-Moore
MAID | Heather Daniel
QUEEN | Danielle Capretti
ROSENCRANTZ | Emily Bates
GUILDENSTERN | Josie Teale
ST JOAN/WOMAN 3 | Freya Thomas
OPHELIA’S MOTHER / QUEEN’S MAID | Aileen Ryan
WOMAN 2 / QUEEN’S MAID | Emily Tidey
HAMLET | Josh Beckman
HORATIO | Rhydian Harris
POLONIUS | David Pearson
LAERTES | Lewis McKenzie
PLAYER 1 | Paul Winterford
PLAYER 2 | Rhian Lewis
PLAYER 3 / WOMAN 1 | Mackenzie Sumner
PLAYER 4 | Stephen Cole

Ophelia Thinks Harder runs from 28 September to 2 October 2021 at the Bridewell Theatre and tickets are on sale now via the Sedos box office.

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