With Daniel Flynn as Arthur and Lauren Ward as Guenevere, the biggest name in the cast is popular UK comedian Russ Abbot as the foolish Sir Pellinore. Open Air Theatre boss Ian Talbot directs, with designs by Paul Fransworth, choreography by Gillian Gregory and musical direction from Catherine Jayes.
The cast in full: Arthur - Daniel Flynn, Merlyn - Raymond Bowers, Guenevere - Lauren Ward, Lancelot - Matt Rawle, Pellinore - Russ Abbot, Mordred - Mark Hilton, Morgan Le Fey - Ellen O’Grady, Sir Dinadan - Nicholas Pound, Sir Lionel - Nick Bonner, Sir Sagramore - Oliver Hume, Sir Clarius - Gareth Jones, Squire Dap - Ben Hicks, Lady Sybil – Sohpie Bould and Lady Anne - Leanne Rogers. The lords and ladies of Camelot: Oliver Beamish, Jenny Fitzpatrick, Jordan Frieda, Graham James, Richard Reynard, Lucy Thatcher.
The show previews July 20, with an opening night on July 23 and the last performance on Sept. 4. Prices range between £10 and £28. For more information call (0)8700 601811.