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Banbury Cross Players will perform Nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale at The Mill Arts Centre from 12th to 15th February 2020.

Banbury Cross Players will perform Nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale at The Mill Arts Centre from 12th to 15th February 2020.

The play charts the rise of Restoration heroine Nell Gwynn from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to becoming Britain’s most celebrated actress – winning the heart of King Charles II along the way.

But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the Court?

Premièring in 2015 at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the play transferred to the West End in 2016 and won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. It is a bawdy, raucous and warm homage to a woman truly ahead of her time – one of the first female actresses on the stage.

Nell Gwynn will be directed by Clare Lester. Clare directed Calendar Girls and took a major part in The 39 Steps.

Cast

Nell Gwynn – Jo Sammons
Rose Gwynn – Ann Domoney
Nancy – Hilary Beaton
Lady Castlemaine – Hannah Ramsden
Old Ma Gwynn – Janice Lake
Queen Catherine – Deborah Watson
Louise de Keroualle – Katy Roberts
King Charles II – Ian Nutt
Charles Hart – Steve Ramsden
Thomas Killigrew – Mark Walden
Edward Kynaston – Nik Lester
John Dryden – Jem Turner
Lord Arlington – Andrew Whiffin
Ned Spigget – Charlie Cox
William, King Charles’ attendant – John Bennett

Nell Gwynn opens at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, OX16 5QE on 12th February 2020 and runs until 15th February 2020. Curtain up is 7.30pm.

Tickets are available from The Mill Box Office onlineor on 01295 279002.

Visit BCP’s website for more details of other productions this season.

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