Wonderland: Meet the cast

Posted on 13 May 2014.

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Wonderland: Meet the cast

Meet the cast for Beth Steel’s epic new play Wonderland

The Miners

Nigel Betts plays Bobbo. Previous stage credits include One Man, Two Guv’nors, War Horse and The 39 Steps (all West End). Television includes Dr Who, Downton Abbey and Doc Martin.

Paul Brennen plays Colonel. Theatre includes Three Sisters (Lyric Hammersmith/Tour), Treasure Island (West End) and Troilus and Cressida (Cheek By Jowl). TV credits include The Borgias, Paradox and The Tudors.

Gunnar Cauthery plays Spud. Gunnar returns to Hampstead following The Empty Quarter in 2013. Other theatre includes Privacy (Donmar), This House (National Theatre) and The Winter’s Tale and Henry V (Propeller). Film includes War Horse and Benjamin Dove.

Ben-Ryan Davies plays Jimmy. Recent theatre includes Jack & the Beanstalk (Albert Halls, Bolton) and Peter Pan (The Anvil, Basingstoke). Television credits include From There to Here and The White Queen and film includes The Monument Men.

David Moorst plays Malcom. Wonderland marks David’s first professional stage debut since graduating from LAMDA.

Paul Rattray plays Fanny. Previous theatre includes Macbeth (Perth/Tron Theatre), Three Sisters (Young Vic), The Shawl (Arcola) and Black Watch (Traverse Theatre). TV includes Birdsong and Holby City.

Simon Slater plays Tilsley. Simon previously appeared at Hampstead in Chariots of Fire (2012). Other recent stage roles include Viva Forever! and Mamma Mia (both West End). Film includes The Iron Lady and Entrapment.

The Politicians

Paul Cawley plays Nicholas Ridley. Previous theatre includes Translations (Sheffield Crucible /ETT/Rose Theatre), Apples – Thatcherwrite (Theatre 503) and The Fear of Breathing (Finborough). TV includes The Wrong Mans and Spooks.

Michael Cochrane plays Ian MacGregor. Recent stage roles include Dandy Dick (Brighton & Tour) and The Bomb: a Partial History (Tricycle). Television includes The Musketeers and Downton Abbey and film The Iron Lady and The Headsman.

Andrew Havill plays Peter Walker. Andrew was last at Hampstead in Drawing The Line in 2013 and Farewell To The Theatre in 2012. Other theatre includes This House (National) and The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare’s Globe). TV includes Sherlock and Father Brown and film includes Les Miserables and Cloud Atlas.

Dugald Bruce-Lockhart plays David Hart. His stage work includes The Three Lions (PBJ/Pleasance Edinburgh), Henry V, Comedy of Errors and Richard III (Propeller) and The 39 Steps (West End). TV includes Case Histories and Hotel Babylon.

Andrew Readman plays Milton Freidman. His stage work includes Henry V, Richard III and The Desert Air (RSC), and Twelfth Night and Henry V (Theatr Clwyd). TV includes Monroe and Utopia and film includes 101 Dalmatians and Wild Justice.

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