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Full cast revealed: Joseph Fiennes led Dear England premiere at Prince Edward Theatre

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A star-studded cast, including Joseph Fiennes, is ready to grace the stage at the Prince Edward Theatre for the premiere of Dear England.

The National Theatre has unveiled Dear England's full cast. The play is scheduled to run at the Prince Edward theatre from October 9, 2023, to January 13, 2024. In this production, Dervla Kirwan, known for her roles in "Smother" and "Material Girl," will take on the character of sports psychologist Pippa Grange, alongside the previously announced Joseph Fiennes.

Dear England's full cast and its creative team

Dear England charts the journey of the England football team led by Gareth Southgate, which is played by Joseph Fiennes. Dervla Kirwan (Smother, Material Girl) plays the role of sports psychologist Pippa Grange. The rest of Dear England's full cast includes Denzel Baidoo as Bukayo Saka, Josh Barrow as Jordan Pickford, Gunnar Cauthery as Gary Lineker, Will Close as Harry Kane, Crystal Condie as Alex Scott, Will Fletcher as Jordan Henderson, Darragh Hand as Marcus Rashford, John Hodgkinson as Greg Clarke, Lloyd Hutchinson as Sam Allardyce, Albert Magashi as Jadon Sancho, Kel Matsena as Raheem Sterling, Lewis Shepherd as Dele Alli, Griffin Stevens as Harry Maguire, Paul Thornley as Mike Webster, Tony Turner as Greg Dyke, and Ryan Whittle as Eric Dier. Nick Barclay, Tashinga Bepete, Kate Kelly Flood, Will Harrison-Wallace, Miranda Heath, Tom Mahy, and Tristan Waterson will also appear in the play

James Graham's theatrical portrayal of Gareth Southgate's stewardship of the England men's football team will be under the direction of Rupert Goold. Furthermore, the production's creative ensemble comprises set designer Es Devlin, costume designer Evie Gurney, lighting designer Jon Clark, and sound designers Dan Balfour and Tom Gibbons. Video designer Ash J Woodward and movement directors Ellen Kane and Hannes Langolf round out the talented team behind the show.

Get ready to witness a compelling narrative based on a true story, all enacted by a very talented ensemble. Make sure to book your tickets in advance!

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