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Serena Jennings takes over the role of ‘Alistair’ in all-female production of Posh at the Pleasance

Serena Jennings

Casting news

PRODUCERS have announced that there has been a cast change for the upcoming world première of the all-female version of Posh, which runs at the Pleasance Theatre from April 3 (previews from March 29) to April 22, 2017.

A statement released today said: “It is with sadness that we have to announce Hannah Murray’s departure from Posh due to personal reasons, unrelated to the production. However, we are thrilled the role of ‘Alistair’ will now be taken over by the fantastic Serena Jennings.”

Serena Jennings theatre credits include Punk Rock (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), The Eccentricities of a Nightingale (The Webber Douglas), The Country Wife, The Oresteia, Titus Andronicus and Chatroom (Arcola Theatre), Lady Windermere’s Fan and The Low Road (The Embassy), The Sam Wannamaker Festival (Shakepeare’s Globe), Wasted (White Bear Theatre) and Crave (Prague Quadrennial).

The rest of the cast are Lucy Aarden, Cassie Bradley, Alice Brittain, Molly Hanson, Verity Kirk, Macy Nyman, Toni Peach, Jessica Siân, Sarah Thom, Gabby Wong and Amani Zardoe.

This thrilling new production of Posh gives Laura Wade’s play a new, topical voice by allowing women to take centre stage in roles originally written for men. The production will be directed by Off West End Award winner Cressida Carré.

Read more about Posh.