Peter Sullivan, Deborah Findlay, Charlie Rowe and more are set to star in the Old Vic production of The Winslow Boy, a courtroom drama by Terence Rattigan. The cast will join previously announced Oliver Award winner Henry Goodman as Arthur Winslow. Directed by Lindsay Posner, The Winslow Boy begins performances March 8. Opening night is set for March 19.
When 14-year-old Ronnie Winslow (Rowe) is sent home from naval college accused of stealing a postal order, his father, Arthur Winslow (Goodman) sets out to prove his son’s innocence. He appoints the renowned barrister Sir Robert Morton (Sullivan) and begins a courageous court battle to clear his son’s name.
In addition to Goodman as Arthur Winslow, Rowe as Ronnie Winslow and Sullivan as Sir Robert Morton, The Winslow Boy stars Findlay as Grace Winslow, Naomi Frederick (Brief Encounter) as Catherine Winslow, Sia Berkeley (Ordinary Dreams) as Miss Barnes, Nick Hendrix (What the Butler Saw) as Dickie Winslow, Stephen Joseph (Bacchaefull) as Fred, Wendy Nottingham (In Basildon) as Violet, Richard Teverson (Cause Celebre) as John Watherstone and Jay Villiers (Hedda Gabler) as Desmond Curry.
Sullivan’s London credits include The Late Middle Classes, The Pain and the Itch, Rock ‘N’ Roll and Stoning Mary. His film and TV credits include The Hour, Conspiracy and State of Play. Findlay earned an Olivier Award for Stanley and additional nominations for The Cut and Bernarda Alba. Her film and TV credits include Silent Witness, State of Play and Torchwood.
The Winslow Boy includes lighting by Tim Mitchell, music by Michael Bruce, sound by Fergus O’Hare and casting by Julia Horan.