Invercargill Repertory Press Release November
After an intensive audition process last weekend, it is with great pleasure that we officially announce our talented cast for the upcoming major production of Blackadder, The Golden Age. This will be Repertory's first production for 2021 and will be staged at the SIT Centrestage from March 17th-20th. The play is directed by Jason Fraser, who's last production for Repertory was the extremely successful Blackadder Goes Forth, The Play in 2018. Jason has again drawn inspiration and adapted for the stage the play based on the original BBC series written by Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis and Ben Elton.
This time we see our anti-hero Edmund Blackadder in Elizabethan England. With him are his usual accomplices Baldrick and Lord Percy, Percy together they get into strife, fall in love, get kidnapped, and try to avoid execution. As you'll expect there will be the usual madcap shenanigans, crazy characters and cunning plans you've come to expect from the Blackadder Dynasty.
So without further ado here is the cast for Blackadder, The Golden Age:
- Callum Fowler - Lord Edmund Blackadder
- Neil McDonald - Baldrick
- Travis Luke - Lord Percy, Percy
- Maggie Pirie - Queen Elizabeth I (Queenie)
- Michael Buick - Lord Melchett
- Lyndal Ludlow - Nursie/Bernard
- Emma Gunn - Kate/Bob
- David McMeeking - Bishop of Bath and Wells
- Mat Rohan - Prince Ludwig
- Ashleigh Reid - Mollie
- Victoria Mills - Lady Whiteadder & The Wisewoman
- Caleb Lay - Simon Partridge & Lord Flashheart
- Caleb Bell - Geoffrey Piddle & Torturer
- Logan Dalgity - Freddie Frobisher & Mr Pants
- Peter Taylor - Kate's Father & Doctor Leech
- Sophie Worner - Lady Farrow & Mrs Pants
- George Hazlett - Lord Whiteadder
Tickets go on sale next month at Ticketek and Invercargill Chamber of Commerce, check our social media platforms for details.