Ralegh: The Treason Trial cast.
The air is alive with the silence of a thousand expectant eyes. Ralegh enters, slowly, walking with a cane, neither proud nor defiant, concealing a limp with a studied control.
Ralegh bows to the bench. Then to the jury. The charge is read.
So begins the trial of the best-hated person in England. A trial that changed history…
Oliver Chris has compiled, edited, dramatised and will direct the following cast in Ralegh: The Treason Trial,
which premieres in
Winchester Great Hall, the location of the
original trial 415 years ago, before a limited run in the Sam Wanamaker
Playhouse from 24 November.
Nathalie Armin will play Cooke
Fiona Hampton will play Heale
Pooky Quesnel will Popham
Simon Paisley Day will play Ralegh
Simon Startin will play Cecil
Tim Steed will play Howard
Jay Varsani will play Dyer
Amanda Wright will play Clerk