Cast of Vernon God Little announced
The cast of DBC Pierre's play Vernon God Little has been announced.
Leading the cast will be newcomer and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School alumni Joseph Drake, who makes his professional debut as Vernon.
He will be joined by Luke Brady, Clare Burt, Daniel Cerqueira, Peter De Jersey, Johnnie Fiori, Lily James, Penny Layden, Nathan Osgood and Duncan Wisbey.
Directed by Rufus Norris, Vernon God Little is an adaptation by Tanya Ronder and will open at the Young Vic's Main House on February 7th 2011 and run until March 5th, following previews from January 17th.
The updated version of the Young Vic's sell-out play is designed by Ian MacNeil, with lighting by Paule Constable and costumes by Nicky Gillibrand.
Vernon God Little has already drawn acclaim from critics, with Time Out referring to the production as a "grotesque tickling of the funny bone" and the Daily Telegraph saying it "left the audience whopping with pleasure".