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Wasted - first image released of the cast

Siobhan Athwal as Emily Bronte, Molly Lynch as Anne Bronte, Matthew Jacobs Morgan as Branwell Bronte and Natasha Barnes as Charlotte Bronte

Casting news

THE first image has been released of Siobhan Athwal as Emily Bronte, Molly Lynch as Anne Bronte, Matthew Jacobs Morgan as Branwell Bronte and Natasha Barnes as Charlotte Bronte, the cast of Wasted, which runs at Southwark Playhouse (The Large) from September 12 (previews from September 6) to October 6, 2018.

Previously Posted: Casting has been announced for Wasted, the new rock musical about the Brontës, which runs at Southwark Playhouse (The Large) from September 12 (previews from September 6) to October 6, 2018.

The line up includes Natasha Barnes as Charlotte Brontë, Siobhan Athwal as Emily Brontë, Molly Lynch as Anne Brontë and Matthew Jacobs Morgan as Branwell Brontë.

Natasha Barnes’ theatre credits include Funny Girl (UK Tour, covered and played Fanny Brice at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre), Cinderella (London Palladium), Tryst (Tabard Theatre), American Idiot (Arts Theatre), The Boy Who Fell Into a Book (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough), Chess (Union Theatre), Snow White (Old Vic Theatre/Tour), Lend Me a Tenor (Gielgud Theatre), I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky (Theatre Royal Stratford East), and Spring Awakening (Lyric Hammersmith/Novello Theatre).

Barnes has also appeared on television in Doc Martin and Doctors. Her radio work includes The Day I Finished off Charlotte Brontë, The Wonderful World of Allaetitia and Alice Through The Looking Glass, while concerts include Mack and Mabel (Hackney Empire).

Siobhan Athwal’s theatre credits include Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare’s Globe), Trip of a Lifetime (Graeae Theatre), Billionaire Boy (UK Tour), Bollywood Rose, The Infidel (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Robin Hood (York Theatre Royal), The Life (English Theatre Frankfurt), The Queen and I (Arcola Theatre), Bend it Like Beckham (Phoenix Theatre), and Viva Forever (Piccadilly Theatre). Her screen work includes Walking on Sunshine and Wah Wah Girls! (film); Doctors and EastEnders (TV).

Molly Lynch’s theatre credits include Sunset Boulevard (UK tour), Carousel, Sweeney Todd (Coliseum), Fiddler on the Roof (Grange Park Opera) and Sacred Hearts (Latitude).

Matthew Jacobs Morgan’s theatre work includes Our Town (Almeida Theatre) and Tommy (New Wolsey Theatre). He has also appeared on screen in Bookish Young Man and Wakan Tanka (film); Midsomer Murders, Wasted, Love, Nina, Cuffs and My Almost Famous Family (TV).

Wasted has music by Christopher Ash and book and lyrics by Carl Miller.

Presented by Oli Sones, Sally Humphreys Productions and Jason Haigh-Ellery, Wasted is directed by Adam Lenson, with set and costume design by Libby Todd, musical direction by Tamara Singer and movement direction by Natasha Harrison.

Read more about Wasted.