Casting announced for Pride and Prejudice at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
The cast features Matthew Kelly as Mr. Bennet, Tafline Steen as Elizabeth Bennet, Benjamin Dilloway as Mr. Darcy and Doña Croll as Lady Catherine De Bourgh
The cast also features Hollie Edwin (professional debut) as Jane Bennet, Mari Izzard (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, RSC) as Lydia Bennet, Leigh Quinn (Henry V, RSC) as Mary Bennet/Annabel De Bourgh, Anna Crichlow (professional debut) as Kitty Bennet/Georgiana Darcy, Jordan Mifsúd (The Silver Tassie, National Theatre) as Mr. Bingley, Steven Meo (The Distance, Orange Tree Theatre) as Mr. Collins, Daniel Abbott (Richard II, RSC) as Mr. Wickham, Kirsty Rider (professional debut) as Caroline Bingley, Francesca Bailey (The Good Soul of Szechuan, Bristol Old Vic) as Charlotte Lucas, Charlotte Palmer (Tennison, ITV) as Mrs. Gardiner and Mark Rawlings (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, West End) as Sir William Lucas.
They join the previously announced Felicity Montagu as Mrs. Bennet. Felicity played the long-suffering PA Lynn in I’m Alan Partridge, both in the TV series and the 2013 film Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, and was most recently seen playing Mrs Mainwaring in the 2016 film remake of Dad’s Army. Other notable roles include Perpetua in Bridget Jones’s Diary, Caroline Bosman in ITV’s Doc Martin and Sue 2 in BBC’s Nighty Night. Other film credits include I Want Candy and Confetti, and other television credits include The Durrells (ITV), Mapp and Lucia (BBC), and three series of Hank Zipzer (CBBC). On stage, Felicity has starred in Quartermaine’s Terms alongside Rowan Atkinson (Wyndham’s Theatre), The Shaughraun (National Theatre) and Angels in America (National Theatre).https://www.londontheatre1.com/news/143983/casting-pride-and-prejudice-regents-park-open-air-theatre/