We’re delighted to announce the amazing cast for Public Enemy!
Nick Fletcher and Darrell D’Silva play Doctor Stockmann and the Mayor in Richard Jones’ ingenious new production of Public Enemy.
When Doctor Stockmann discovers that the waters of the new public spa are toxic, he expects gratitude and glory. But his revelation makes him the most hated man in town. How far will a man go to stand up for the truth?
Nick Fletcher takes on the role of Doctor Stockmann following his appearance as Nils Krogstad in the Young Vic’s acclaimed production of A Doll’s House, a role he will reprise when the production returns on 28 March.
His past work in the theatre includes A Woman Killed With Kindness, The White Guard, The Overwhelming, Once In A Lifetime, Playing With Fire and The UN Inspector (for the National Theatre); Twisted Tales (Lyric Hammersmith); Thyestes (Arcola); A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Two Gentlemen Of Verona (Regent’s Park); King Lear (Old Vic). Television appearances include Silk, Harley Street, Midsomer Murders, New Tricks, True Dare Kiss and After The War.
Darrell D’Silva returns to the Young Vic to play the Mayor. Past work for the RSC includes the roles of Antony in Michael Boyd’s production of Antony and Cleopatra, Mark Antony in Julius Caesar, Polixenes in The Winter’s Tale, Kent in King Lear and Kotomtsev in Antony Neilson’s The Drunks. He has worked with Richard Jones on productions of Tales from the Vienna Woods (NT), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (RSC) and at the Young Vic in Six Characters Looking for an Author. Film and television appearances include Dirty Pretty Things, Poppy Shakespeare and Saddam’s Tribe.
Niall Ashdown joins the cast as Aslaksen, he was last at the Young Vic in Richard Jones’ production of Annie Get Your Gun. Niall is an actor and comedian and he regularly appeared in Whose Line is it Anyway?
Adam Best joins the cast as Horster. Adam is currently in the is currently appearing in the West End production of The Woman in Black playing the role of The Actor.
Bryan Dick joins the cast as Hovstad. Bryan was most recently at the Young Vic in Sound&Fury’s incredible production Kursk in 2010.
Joel Fry will play Billing. Joel has most recently been playing a lead part on BBC 3 series The White Van Man.
Charlotte Randle joins the cast as Mrs Stockmann. Charlotte has worked extensively in theatre and previously performed at the Young Vic as Regan in Rupert Goold’s King Lear (2009).
David Sibley will play Morten Kiil. David has worked extensively in theatre, his previous Young Vic credits include Sweet Nothings (2010), Uncle Vanya (2009) and Cruel and Tender (2004).
Beatrice Walker will play Petra, this is Beatrice’s professional stage debut. Beatrice trained at Guildhall and has previously played such roles as Nina in The Seagull, Natasha in Three Sisters and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing.
Very exciting! Tickets are on sale now and for all the details about this production, visit our website.