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Red Velvet archiveTheatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833. Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, has collapsed on stage whilst playing Othello. A young black American actor has been asked to take over the role. But, as the public riot in the streets, how will the cast, critics and audience react to the revolution taking place in the theatre?


Adrian Lester (Ira Aldridge), Ayesha Antoine (Connie), Simon Chandler (Bernard Warde/Terence), Alexander Cobb (Henry Forrester/Casimir), Mark Edel-Hunt (Charles Kean), Emun Elliott (Pierre Laporte), Charlotte Lucas (Ellen Tree), Caroline Martin (Halina Wozniak/Margaret Aldridge), Amy Morgan (Betty Lovell)


Author: Lolita Chakrabarti
Producer: The Tricycle
Company: Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company
Director(s): Indhu Rubasingham, Titas Halder (assistant)
Design: Tom Piper
Lighting: Oliver Fenwick
Sound: Paul Arditti
Music: Paul Englishbby
Choreographer: Imogen Knight

Red Velvet

Red Velvet (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01430100242. Details of all Red Velvet archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S998032432

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West End
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