The Twits at the Royal Court casting

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Roald Dahl's The Twits at the Royal Court

Casting just announced for Roald Dahl's The Twits at the Royal Court, mischievously adapted by Enda Walsh, directed by John Tiffany

Mr and Mrs Twit are not very nice. In fact they’re extremely nasty. They’re nasty to each other, and they’re VILE to everyone else. They hold a family of monkeys hostage in a cage and force them to stand on their heads. ALL THE TIME. We told you they weren’t very nice. Can the monkeys find a way to show those vicious Twits what for?

Say hello to Mr and Mrs Twit...

Casting for Roald Dahl’s The Twits, directed by John Tiffany, has been announced.

Suitable for brave eight-year olds and their families, The Twits has been mischievously adapted from Roald Dahl’s story. In this new production, Enda Walsh turns The Twits upside down and brings a revolting revolution to the Royal Court, from Tuesday 7th April to Sunday 31st May.

The full cast is as follows:

  • Jason Watkins and Monica Dolan will play Mr and Mrs Twit
  • Sam Cox will play Yorkshire Terrier Man
  • Cait Davis will play Monkey Mum
  • Aimée-Ffion Edwards will play Monkey Daughter
  • Christine Entwisle will play Tattooed Fortune Teller Lady
  • Oliver Llewellyn-Jenkins will play Monkey Son
  • Glyn Pritchard will play Monkey Father
  • Dwane Walcott will play Shy Waltzer Boy

Roald Dahl’s The Twits will be accompanied by a full programme of free writing workshops for children and their families designed by Enda Walsh and John Tiffany, free in-school workshops for all schools.

The Twits is directed by John Tiffany. Steven Hoggett is associate director and movement director, Martin Lowe is the composer and musical supervisor, design is by Chloe Lamford, lighting by Philip Gladwell and sound by Gregory Clarke.

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