The exciting casting has been announced or the Royal Exchange's production of The Last Days of Troy!

The Last Days of Troy is a visceral retelling of Homer’s The Iliad by poet and novelist Simon Armitage.

After their acclaimed performances in Sweeney Todd as Mrs Lovett and Sweeney Todd; David Birrell (“both POWERFUL and TOTALLY MESMERISING as Sweeney Todd…"Manchester Evening News) and Gillian Bevan will be back together once again at the Royal Exchange theatre; this time playing Agamemnon, the leader of the Greek army in the Trojan War and Hera, the sister of Zeus!

Joining Birrell and Bevan will be Richard Bremmer playing Zeus, Lily Cole playing Helen of Troy and Clare Calbraith playing Andromache/Thetis.