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Ciaran Hinds in rehearsals for Hamlet at the Barbican (Photo: Johan Persson)

Ciaran Hinds in rehearsals for Hamlet (Photo: Johan Persson)

Girl From The North Country announces full cast

Published 28 April 2017

Starry casting has today been announced for Girl From The North Country, award-winning playwright Conor McPherson’s new work which features classic songs from Bob Dylan, previewing at The Old Vic from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017.

The show will star Ciaran Hinds as Nick Laine, Shirley Henderson as Elizabeth Laine and Sheila Atim as Marianne Laine. They are joined by Ron Cook (Doctor Walker), Bronagh Gallagher (Mrs Burke), Claudia Jolly (Katherine Draper), Arinzé Kene (Joe Scott), Debbie Kurup (Mrs Neilsen), Jim Norton (Mr Perry), Sam Reid (Gene Laine), Michael Shaeffer (Reverend Marlowe), Jack Shalloo (Elias Burke), and Stanley Townsend (Mr Burke), as well as Kirsty Malpass, Tom Peters and Karl Queensborough (Ensemble). 

Duluth, Minnesota. 1934. A community living on a knife-edge huddle together in the local guesthouse. The owner, Nick, owes more money than he can ever repay, his wife Elizabeth is losing her mind and their daughter Marianne is carrying a child no-one will account for.

And, when a preacher selling bibles and a boxer looking for a comeback show up in the middle of the night, things start to spiral beyond the point of no return…

Brought to life by a 20-piece company of actors and musicians, award-winning playwright Conor McPherson beautifully weaves the iconic songbook of Bob Dylan into this new show full of hope, heartbreak and soul.

You can listen to the company of Girl From The North Country perform extracts from Bob Dylan’s iconic songbook.

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