FULL CAST ANNOUNCEMENT- A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Wed 31 Aug, 2022

The final cast for Not Too Tame, Shakespeare North Playhouse and Northern Stage’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been announced.

A riotous new production of A Midsummer Nights Dream directed by Matthew Dunster and Jimmy Fairhurst will be the first Shakespearean inspired production to be staged on the Cockpit Theatre at groundbreaking new venue Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside.

The long-awaited production has announced previously that it will feature the voice of BAFTA nominated actor David Morrissey as Oberon, and Mercury nominated singer-songwriter Nadine Shah making her theatre debut in the role of Titania. 

This anarchic production of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays is the first collaboration between Shakespeare North Playhouse, Not Too Tame and Northern Stage, and the creators promise a show that’s to be experienced, not just watched.

The company  is as follows: 

Andrew Butler

Tyler Dobbs

Tia-Bella Easton

Jimmy Fairhurst

Kelise Gordon

William Grint

Louise Haggerty

Rebecca Hesketh Smith

Kate James

Yazmin Kayani

David Morrissey

David Nellist

Nadine Shah


A Midsummer Nights Dream will premiere at Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot (22 September – 22 October) before transferring to Northern Stage (29 October – 12 November).

For more information or to book tickets visit shakespearenorthplayhouse.co.uk or northernstage.co.uk