Casting Announced for FOR KING AND COUNTRY At Southwark Playhouse

Casting Announced for FOR KING AND COUNTRY At Southwark Playhouse

Game of Thrones' EUGENE SIMON, Casualty's Lloyd Everitt and England is Mine's ADAM LAWRENCE have been cast in For King and Country coming to Southwark Playhouse from 28 June.

Eugene Simon as Padre: Eugene is a British actor born in London in 1992. His series regular role as Lancel Lannister on HBO's 'Game of Thrones' has been running for six seasons, formerly alongside his lead role in Nickelodeon's 'House of Anubis' for three seasons. At twelve Eugene was the younger self to Heath Ledger's 'Casanova', and at thirteen performed his lead role as Gerald Durrell in the BBC's TV-film adaptation of 'My Family and Other Animals'. Eugene continued to worked throughout his years at Downside School in a number of comercials, and most notably as Young Ben Hur in Drimtim Entertainment's 'Ben Hur'. After filming he began modelling through UK agency Models 1, he continues to do so. On his 18th birthday Eugene was offered both his roles in both Game of Thrones & House of Anubis. Between filming the two shows Eugene debuted as lead American characters in his first US films; 'Before I Sleep' as fictional poet Eugene Devlin alongside 'Harry Potter' co-star Bonnie Wright, and Lord-of-the-Flies esque movie 'Eden' as US soccer player Kennefick. Eugene resides between London and Los Angeles throughout the year. This is Eugene's stage debut

Lloyd Everitt as Lieutenant Hargreaves: Nominated for 'Most Promising Newcomer' at the National Television Awards for series regular Jez Andrews in CASUALTY.
Theatre includes:
WE WANT YOU TO WATCH, National Theatre / RashDash, Dir. Caroline Steinbeis
OTHELLO (Othello), The Globe Theatre, Dir. Bill Buckhurst
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Old Vic, Dir. Mark Rylance
CHARIOTS OF FIRE, West End / Hampstead, Dir. Ed Hall
LUISE MILLER, Donmar Warehouse, Dir. Michael Grandage

Telelvision includes: FLACK, and KILLING MACHINE.

Adam Lawrence as Private Hamp: Adam trained at Birmingham School of Acting, graduating with a Spotlight Prize nomination. Television credits include 'Peaky Blinders' and 'WPC56' for the BBC. In theatre, Adam played Hamlet at the Riverside Studios and performed in 'The Changeling' and 'The Broken Heart' at Shakespeare's Globe. His debut film role was in the Morrissey biopic, 'England Is Mine', for which he was longlisted for a BIFA Award for 'most promising newcomer'.

Young men executed for desertion in World War One remembered in this 1964 courtroom drama in the centenary year of the end of hostilities

Written by John Wilson and directed by Paul Tomlinson

Tickets are £20 (£16 concs) except Mon 9th, or 020 7407 0234.

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