Michael Simkins and Oliver Cotton
Michael Simkins and Oliver Cotton
© Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Oliver Cotton's Dessert, which opens at Southwark Playhouse in July.

Trevor Nunn will direct a cast including Teresa Banham (Arcadia), Alexandra Gilbreath (The Rover), Stephen Hagan (Lucky Man), Stuart Milligan (Evening at the Talkhouse), Michael Simkins (Fracked!) and Graham Turner (King Lear).

Cotton follows on from his success with Daytona at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, with this new play about a British financier and his wife who host a dinner party for their affluent American friends.

Dessert has designs by Rachel Stone, lighting by Derek Anderson, sound design by Sebastian Frost and is produced by David Adkin.

Dessert runs at Southwark Playhouse from 18 July to 5 August, with previews from 12 July.

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