If you’ve been pining for a trip to Paris, then don’t worry about booking your Eurostar – we’ve got #IrisMusketeers coming to St Paul’s Covent Garden this summer, and we’ll whisk you away to 17th Century France ourselves!
Today we’re really excited to introduce you to the cast of The Three Musketeers, opening at St Paul’s on 2nd August! Joining the previously announced Jenny Horsthuis (d’Artagnan) are Stephan Boyce (Treville), Albert de Jongh (Aramis), Ailsa Joy (Milady), Elliot Liburd (Porthos), Matt Stubbs (Athos) and Bethan Rose Young (Constance).
They will be directed by Paul-Ryan Carberry in Daniel Winder‘s adaptation, who will be joined in the creative team by fight director Roger Bartlett, set designers Abby&Alice, costume designer Kathleen Nellis, lighting designer Ciarán Cunningham, sound designer Adam Welsh, composer Nick Hart, assistant director Rob Ellis and stage manager Tom Jackson.
Meet the cast below…!
Stephan is delighted to be returning to Iris for a second season. Having played a murdered King in Macbeth the more family orientated The Three Musketeers will be an exciting change. His stage credits include: Kevin in Dangling (Southwark Playhouse, dir. Kevin Tomlinson); Sailor, Thirst (Brightlights productions); Mercutio, Romero & Juliet Unzipped (Salisbury Playhouse dir Mark Powell); Tybalt in Romeo & Juliet (Reading Between the Lines, dir Hal Chambers).
Jenny trained at East 15 Acting School.
She made her Iris debut in last year’s production of Macbeth, playing Malcolm/Lady Macduff/Witch and is absolutely delighted to have been invited back to play d’Artagnan in this exciting new adaptation of The Three Musketeers.
Her recent theatre credits includes Inside Pussy Riot (Saatchi Gallery); Swift in Word Words Words (Corbett Theatre) and Anna in Fast Track, part of the Monologue Slam UK for which she was runner up. Credits whilst training include Mr Kolpert, Othello, The Cherry Orchard, The Taming of the Shrew, Pressure Drop, Summer Brave, The Baden Baden Lesson on Consent and The Permanent Way.
Jenny also appears in the Web Series Mime in 12 Sketches in a Shed (Dan Tambling Productions). She is also a popular voice over artist with credits including work for The Children’s Society and Speedo.
Jenny is currently working with the acclaimed Secret Cinema company.
ALBERT DE JONGH
Albert trained at LAMDA.
Screen credits include: The White Princess (Starz Network) and The Alienist (Paramount).
Stage credits include: As You Like It (Petersfield Shakespeare Festival); King John (Union Theatre) and whilst training, Crime and Punishment, Goodnight Children Everywhere, Fiddler on the Roof and The Winter’s Tale.
Ailsa Joy trained at RADA. Her theatre credits include: Bad Jews (West End + UK tour); Two Gentlemen of Verona, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Guildford Shakespeare Company); TimePlays (Hampton Court Palace); Berenice (The Space); The Wind in the Willows (Polka Theatre); Fast Track, Cake, ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Peer Gynt (The North Wall, Oxford); Much Ado About Nothing, Arabian Nights, Pride and Prejudice (Drill Hall); The Crucible (Oxford Playhouse); The Siren’s Call, Mira Mira (Watermill Theatre).
TV credits include: Plebs (ITV2); The Royals (E! Entertainment).
Trained at Fourth Monkey Theatre Company.
Recent Credits: Danny in Bismillah: An Isis Tragicomedy (Wound Up Theatre); Valemon in The Girl with the Iron Claws (The Wrong Crowd); Arron The Moor in Titus Andronicus (Fourth Monkey Theatre Company).
Elliot is Co-Founder of Fools Rush In Theatre company and recently debuted his first piece A Murder Most Foley with a run at the Pleasance Theatre London.
Matt trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and had his graduation ceremony here at The Actors’ Church in 2005.
Theatre includes: A Serious Business (Pleasance Theatre/The Hat Factory); Macbeth (Iris Theatre); A Midsummer Nights Dream (Stafford Castle); Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth (Page2Stage Productions); Love In The Wood (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Docks Law (Lowry); Letting in Air (Young Vic / Box of Tricks); Sun and Heir (Royal Opera House); Ludd and Isis (assistant Director / Royal Opera House); Craven Choke Puppies (Paines Plough); Dying For It (Pleasance); Not Enough Oxygen (Cockpit Theatre); Aladdin, and Jack And The Beanstalk (Blackburn Empire); Calling (Tabard); and numerous immersive productions (Gideon Reeling and Bakehouse Factory).
Radio, Television & Film includes: Arnold Bennett (BBC Radio 4); Emmerdale (ITV); The Bill (ITV); David Bennett in The Royal (ITV); Robin (CarBoot Films. Dir. Mark Little); Ways To Live Forever (El Capitan Pictures, dir. Gustavo Ron); Life Classes (Boogle Eye Films, dir. Robin Morgan).
Matt is the artistic director for The Crystal Maze – LIVE.
He has also worked as assistant director and acting coach for Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten’s Aldeburgh Music Concert Hall and Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam.
BETHAN ROSE YOUNG
Bethan recently graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and has just returned from performing in The Great Gatsby with Theatr Clwyd and the Guild of Misrule.
Her past credits include: Cosy (Millennium Centre Wales); Dead Born Grow (Frantic Assembly); Holby City (BBC) and Radio 1’s Big Weekend (BBC). Bethan represented RWCMD in the Carleton Hobbs Radio competition in 2017, and has since appeared in Northanger Abbey (Audible), Torchwood (Big Finish) and Blind Terror (Big Finish).
The Three Musketeers runs from 2nd August – 2nd September at St Paul’s, Covent Garden – get your tickets now!