Cast announced for the Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence

Penelope Freeman leads the cast of the new play by Julie McNamara directed by Paulette Randall.

Freeman plays the title role. Her previous collaboration with Randall and McNamara was on the set of The Knitting Circle in 2011 and 2013. She has worked extensively in theatre and TV. Theatre credits include seasons with The Royal Shakespeare Company, Birmingham Rep and Stoke on Trent.

Other cast members include Suni La,Gareth Turkington and Simon Balcon with Matthew Gurney appearing in video.

McNamara’s play opens at Arena Theatre Wolverhampton on 11 September and tours until 8 October when it is currently due to end its run at Salisbury Arts Centre.

The show with integrated British Sign Language has design by Libby Watson, light design by Crin Claxton and film by Caglar Kimyoncu.