Lazarus Theatre announce 2018 company of Marlowe’s Edward II

Timothy Blore

Timothy Blore

Lazarus Theatre Company are proud to announce that Timothy Blore will make his Lazarus debut as the title role in Marlowe’s epic gay play, Edward II.

Timothy Blore makes his Lazarus debut as King Edward. Previous credits include: Captain Crewe/Carisford, A Little Princess, Steffi Nancy Walker, Theatre N16. Young Robert/Cellist, Earthquakes in London, Rikki Beadle Blair, New Diorama Theatre. First Soldier, Salomé dir. Izzie Price, Theatre N16. Ben, Breathing Corpses, Nick Edwards, Barons Court Theatre.

Returning to the company Alicia Charles plays the role of Queen Isabella. Previous Lazarus credits; HerodiasSalome, Ricky Dukes, the RoundHouse. Previous Theatre Credits Include; Olivia, Twelfth Night, Jennie Lee, Brockwell Park. Lady McDuff,Macbeth, Alice Lacey, The Broadway theatre. Lauretta, Invisible Mountains, Tom Daly, The National Theatre. Television Includes: Eastenders, Father Brown, Holby City, The Five, Doctors, WPC56, Coronation Street.

Making his Lazarus debut Oseloka Obi plays the role of Gaveston. Previous credits include; Man, Crossing The Line, Nicholas Morgan, The Cockpit. Joseph, We Raise Our Hands In The Sanctuary, Daniel Fulvio and Martin Moriaty, The Albany. Ian, A Boy Named Sue, Claudia Lee, The Rosemary Branch. Delroy, SUS, Hugo Wilson, The Bierkeller. Caecilius Clay, Nougat For Kings, Sam Rayner, Underbelly EdFringe.

Jamie O’Neill (Previous Lazarus credits include; Supervacuo, The Revengers Tragedy, Gavin Harrington-Odedra, The Brockley Jack) also returns to the company as Mortimer. Alex Zur (Alexander, Dying For It, Andrew Norton, Corbett Theatre. Macduff,Macbeth, Ian Henderson, Corbett Theatre) and John Slade (Talthybius, The Trojan Women, Pip O’Neill and Luke Ofield, Streatham Hill Theatre. Oliver, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Jess Barton, Stockwell Playhouse) take on the roles of Kent and Warwick respectively.

Stephen Emery (Lazarus Credit include; Cosroe/Orcanes, Tamburlaine the Great, Ricky Dukes and Gavin Harrington-Odedra, The Tristan Bates. Pentheus, The Bacchae, Gavin Harrington-Odedra, Blue Elephant Theatre. Other Credits include; Ensemble, Lord of the Rings, Matthew Warchus, Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Ensemble, Carousel, Lindsay Posner, Savoy Theatre) returns to the company to play Lancaster.

 While John Hogg (Previous theatre credits include: Lennox, Macbeth, Ben Crystal, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Oswald, Ghosts, Andy Arnold, Tron. Mark, Dim Sum Nights, Mingyu Lin, Golden Dragon) plays the role of Elder Mortimer and David Clayton, (Cliff,Dea, Edward Bond, Sutton Theatre. Jack, The Superhero, Phoebe Ladenburg, Lyric Hammersmith) plays Canterbury.



Dates 16th – 27th January 2018, Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm

Wednesday and Saturday matinee at 3pm.

Venue The Greenwich Theatre

Tickets £25.00, £15.00, £10. Concessions are £15 on top price seats.

To Book

PRESS NIGHT Thursday 17th January 2017 at 7.30pm

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Edward II – Timothy Blore

Queen Isabella – Alicia Charles

Gaveston / Lightborn – Oseloka Obi

Kent – Alex Zur

Mortimer – Jamie O’Neil

Elder Mortimer – John Hogg

Warwick – John Slade

Lancaster – Stephen Emery

Canterbury – David Clayton


Written by Christopher Marlowe

Adapted and Directed by Ricky Dukes

Designed by Sorcha Corcoran

Lighting Design by Ben Jacobs

Sound Design by Jack Barton

Costume by Cristiano Casimiro

★★★★★ “This remains a visionary company who have once again brought us a stunning and thoughtful adaptation. Not to be missed.”

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