Jonathan Guy Lewis and Michael Brandon cast in A View from the Bridge

Jonathan Guy Lewis and Michael Brandon cast in A View from the Bridge

Monday, 15 December 2014

Jonathan Guy Lewis and Michael Brandon cast in Touring Consortium Theatre Company's 2015 tour of A View from the Bridge.

In celebration of the centenary of Arthur Miller's birth, the Touring Consortium Theatre Company proudly present a new production  of A View from the Bridge, directed by Stephen Unwin with Jonathan Guy Lewis as ‘Eddie Carbone’ and Michael Brandon as ‘Alfieri’.  

Jonathan Guy LewisJonathan Guy Lewis is an actor, writer and director, whose play Our Boys opened to universally good reviews in 1991 and had a West End revival in 2012 starring Laurence Fox, Arthur Darville and Cian Barry. His one-man show I Found My Horn toured the UK, and then played the Hampstead Theatre before transferring to the Trafalgar Studios in London's West End in 2014. Jonathan has appeared in numerous television dramas including Soldier, Soldier, London’s Burning, Coronation Street, Silent Witness and Heartbeat.

US born Michael Brandon’s extensive stage and screen credits include: ‘Dempsey’ in the cult 80s TV series Dempsey and Makepeace, originating the role of ‘Jerry’ in Jerry Springer the Opera, for which he received an Olivier Award nomination, Lady and the Clarinet opposite Stockard Channing, David Mamet’s Speed the Plow, and ‘Charlie’ in Stephen Berkoff’s On the Waterfront. He has starred in numerous TV movies on both sides of the Atlantic, including Hustle, Doctor Who, Dennis Potter’s Visitors, Hawking and The Last of the Lehman Brothers for the BBC, and HBO’s The Contaminated Man with Natasha McElhone. In 2013, he appeared with his wife Glynis Barber on the ITV dance show Stepping Out.

Further casting to be announced. 

A View from the Bridge will be directed by Stephen Unwin who launched ETT in the 1990s andsucceeded Sir Peter Hall as Artistic Director of the Rose Theatre Kingston- a postion he held for six years, designed by Liz Ascroft, lighting design by Paul Pyant and sound design by John A Leonard.

A View from the Bridge opened at Theatre Royal, Nottingham, where it ran from 4 to 7 March 2015. It then toured to Cheltenham, Darlington, Wolverhampton, Bradford, Coventry and Edinburgh, where it concluded on 2 May.