Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Chris New and Mariah Gale Set for The Pitchfork Disney at London's Arcola

News   Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Chris New and Mariah Gale Set for The Pitchfork Disney at London's Arcola
 
A new production of Philip Ridley's 1991 debut play The Pitchfork Disney, which begins performances at London's Arcola Theatre Jan. 25, 2012, prior to an official opening Feb. 1 for a run through March 17, will feature Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Chris New and Mariah Gale.

The production will be directed by Edward Dick, who in 2009 directed a revival of Ridley's The Fastest Clock in the Universe at Hampstead Theatre. The company will also include Italian film and theatre actor Steve Guadino as Pitchfork Cavalier.

Stewart-Jarrett is currently starring as Curtis in the third series of Channel 4's TV drama "Misfits." Theatre credits include Wig Out! (Royal Court), The History Boys (National Theatre / West End) and Big White Fog (Almeida).

New played the lead role of Glen in the film "Weekend," for which he was nominated for Best Newcomer at the BFI London Film Festival Awards. Theatre credits include playing the title role in Edward II at the Royal Exchange, Manchester, and starring opposite Matt Lucas in the 2009 West End production of Prick Up Your Ears and opposite Alan Cumming in the 2006 West End revival of Bent. He has aslo appeared in Twelfth Night and The Comedy of Errors for the RSC and The Reporter for the National.

Gale has starred in productions of Hamlet (playing Ophelia opposite David Tennant in the title role) and in Romeo and Juliet (playing Juliet opposite Sam Troughton as Romeo) for the RSC. She has also been seen in the West End in The Sea and in Vernon God Little (Young Vic). She previously worked with director Edward Dick in 'Tis Pity She's A Whore at Southwark Playhouse in 2005.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7503 1646, or visit www.arcolatheatre.com for more details.  

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