Full cast announced for West End revival of matricidal dramedy Killer Joe
| By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
(Updated on Feb 18, 2019)
The highly anticipated revival of Tracy Letts' Killer Joe has just announced its full cast. They will be joining previously announced Lord of the Rings star Orlando Bloom.
The four additional cast members announced for Killer Joe include Adam Gillen, Steffan Rhodri, Neve McIntosh, and Sophie Cookson.
Steffan Rhodri is perhaps best known for playing Dave of Dave's Coaches in Gavin and Stacey, and he also portrayed Reginald Cattermole in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I. His stage credits include Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park, Richard Bean’s The Mentalists and James Graham’s This House.
Adam Gillen currently stars as Mozart in the revival of Amadeus at the National Theatre. He is best known for playing Liam in the ITV sitcom Benidorm.
Neve McIntosh's stage credits include King Lear, The Merchant of Venice, and The Events. She has also appeared in a number of Doctor Who episodes as Madame Vastra.
Sophie Cookson is known for starring as Sidney in the Netflix series Gypsy and as Roxy in the Kingsman spy action-comedy film series.
Killer Joe last ran on the West End stage back in 1995 at the Vaudeville Theatre and it was directed by Wilson Milan. The play was adapted for the big screen in 2011 and featured Matthew McConaughey in the lead role. The story takes place in a trailer park and follows the Smith family as they hire a hitman to murder their mother for the life insurance money.
Killer Joe opens at Trafalgar Studios on 18 May 2018 and will run until 18 August 2018. Don't miss your chance to catch Pirates of the Carribean star Orlando Bloom in his triumphant return to the London stage.
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