Further casting for Chichester Vortex

Published: 2 April 2023
Reporter: Sheila Connor

Lia Williams as Florence Lancaster
Joshua James as Nicky Wiliams

Further casting has benn confirmed for Noël Coward's The Vortex, the opening production of Festival 2023 at Chichester Festival Theatre, playing from 28 April to 20 May

Daniel Raggett will direct this new production in which Florence and Nicky Lancaster are played by mother and son, Lia Williams and Joshua James. Joining them are Jessica Alade as Clara, Priyanga Burford as Helen, Richard Cant as Pawnie, Sean Delaney as Tom, Hugh Ross as David, Evan Milton as Bruce and Esme Scarborough as Preston.

The roaring twenties. A world in flux. The magnetic Florence Lancaster draws people to her like moths to a flame, but when her son Nicky arrives home from Paris with an unexpected fiancée and a secret, it sets off a chain of events which threaterns to pull them all into a maelstrom.

The Vortex will have set design by Joanna Scotcher, costume design by Evie Gurney, lighting design by Zoe Spurr, music and sound design by Giles Thomas, movement by MIchela Meazza and casting by Lotte Hines CDG.

*Some links, including Amazon, Stageplays.com, Bookshop.org, ATG Tickets, LOVEtheatre, BTG Tickets, Ticketmaster, LW Theatres and QuayTickets, are affiliate links for which BTG may earn a small fee at no extra cost to the purchaser.

Are you sure?