Morse actor for Chichester Festival Theatre

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Actor Shaun Evans – currently starring as young Inspector Morse in ITV’s Endeavour – is confirmed to appear in the Miss Julie/Black Comedy double bill at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester this summer.

Evans will play Jean in Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s new version of Miss Julie, August Strindberg’s exploration of sex, class and power. He will also play Harold Gorringe in Peter Shaffer’s farce, Black Comedy.

In addition to his role as the television detective, Evans’ credits include the West End production of Kurt and Sid and Blue/Orange (UK tour). Other screen credits include Wreckers, Silk, The Last Weekend and Teachers.

He joins Rosalie Craig (recently nominated for a 2014 Olivier Award), who plays the title role in Miss Julie and Clea in Black Comedy, and Marcia Warren, Miss Furnival in Black Comedy, whose credits include the West End production of The Ladykillers and ITV’s Edge of Heaven.

Miss Julie/Black Comedy will be at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester from July 4-August 9. Tickets on 01243 781312.