Blackta casting is announced!

We’re very excited about our upcoming production of Blacktathe world premiere of Nathaniel Martello-White‘s new play to be directed by our artistic director David Lan.

You may well have seen Nathaniel in previous shows at the Young Vic as an actor in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (also directed by David Lan) and The Brothers Size. 

And now we can tell you all about the cast…

Anthony Welsh

Anthony Welsh returns to the Young Vic following his acclaimed performance in The Brothers Size (Olivier nominated). His recent theatre includes Precious Little Talent (Trafalgar Studios), Pornography (Tricycle) and he starred in the smash-hit Sucker Punch (Royal Court ). 

He recently appeared in the Channel 4 flagship drama Top Boy. He’s had some very exciting film appearances – including starring in Comes a Bright Day and Dirty Money. He recently appeared in My Brother the Devil (Sundance award winner).

Daniel Francis

Daniel Francis also returns to the Young Vic following his performance in The Brothers Size in 2009. His recent theatre includes Twelfth Night (RSC) and Off The Endz (Royal Court). He has appeared in the film Fast Girls and the television programme Eternal Law. 

Howard Charles

Howard Charles joins the cast for his Young Vic debut. He has recently been in the RSC Ensemble for The Merchant of Venice as Gratiano and Macbeth as Malcolm. He also played the Security Officer in the critically acclaimed production of Enron (Chichester/Royal Court/West End).

Javone Prince

Javone Prince returns to the Young Vic following his performance in the outstanding Raisin in the Sun. His recent theatre includes Loot (Tricycle) and Iya Lle (Soho). His extensive TV work includes My Family and Horrible Histories.

Leo Wringer

Leo Wringer‘s recent theatre includes playing the title role in Othello (Lyric) and performances in Beauty and the Beast (Lyric), The Wheel (Traverse) and Macbeth (Odyssey).

He played Jasperino in the film version of The Changeling. His television work includes Law and Order and Silent Witness. 

Wow – what a cast! 

For further details on Blackta, check out the website.

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